2016 UAE CEO Outlook

2016 UAE CEO Outlook

It's now or never to transform your business

It's now or never to transform your business

UAE CEO Outlook 

Over the last three months, we have spoken to CEOs of some of the UAE’s leading organizations, as well as emerging businesses, to better understand their views of the forces and opportunities shaping the businesses they lead and how they plan to respond to these challenges. UAE CEOs are confident that their organizations have the skills and talents to benefit from uncertainty. They are optimistic about growth, the challenges they face and their strategies to create organizational success.

Key findings: 

  • 91 percent of UAE CEOs surveyed – compared to 89 percent of global CEOs - are expecting their organizations to grow over the next three years
  • 59 percent of UAE CEOs surveyed see organic growth as the most likely source of increasing economic success
  • 65 percent percent of UAE CEOs indicate revenue has increased over the last three financial years
  • 76 percent of UAE CEOs surveyed – compared to 41 percent of global CEOs – expect their organizations to be significantly different in three years
  • Developing new products was selected as a top investment area over the next three years by 13 percent of surveyed CEOs
  • 88 percent of UAE CEOs surveyed believe that a persistently low oil price could have strong implications for the UAE economy

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