Corporate World

JCDecaux, the number one outdoor advertising worldwide and partner for the French Pavilion, will be working to promote France’s presence at the World Expo, to be held from 20 October 2020 to 10 April 2021 on the theme of “Connecting Minds, Creating the Future”, with three sub-themes, mobility, sustainability and opportunity.

Kleindienst Group, the UAE’s largest European property developer and creator of The Heart of Europe, announced that its newly incorporated Coral Institute has successfully completed the fragmentation of 20,000 pieces of coral. The project is aiming to grow 100,000 corals by 2020, which it will plant in reefs around The Heart of Europe and offer a diver’s paradise as yet another Dubai tourist attraction.

GODIVA Chocolatier, the global leader in premium chocolate, has announced the appointment of Olivier de Mendez as President, UK and MENAT (the Middle East, North Africa and Turkey), effective immediately. In this new role, de Mendez will lead GODIVA’s expansion across this important and diverse geography by taking the iconic brand’s Belgian craftsmanship and premium chocolate into new products and categories, accelerating distribution channels, entering new markets, and leveraging global insights to build upon the great success of GODIVA Cafés throughout the region.    

Arabian Automobiles, the flagship company of the AW Rostamani Group and the exclusive dealer for Nissan in Dubai, Sharjah and the Northern Emirates, have launched the Nissan Intelligent Choice – Certified Pre-Owned programme in Dubai across its showrooms in Deira and Sheikh Zayed Road.

Users of Dow Jones Factiva can now access Oxford Business Group’s full range of research on the 35-plus emerging economies it covers, following a distribution agreement between the two firms.