Family Firms: Coming out of Denial, Taking Stock and Lessons Learned

The formula for multi-generation family enterprises to succeed sustainably requires an articulate governance framework and rigorous performance measures to stay competitive, attract and retain talent, focus on continued process improvement and manage risks and transitions. Often achievable with founder members, the balance becomes increasingly precarious with the next generation. We will tackle, head on, issues of inter-generational transition, take stock and observe lessons learned to keep the clock ticking.



Mohammad Al-Qahtany
Managing Director,  Abwab Capital Limited

Fadi Hammadeh
Group General Counsel, Al Futtaim

Adil Ismail Al Zarooni
CEO, Al Zarooni Emirates Investments LLC

Niall O’Toole
Partner, Clyde & Co

Yasmine Omari
Family Business Advisor, Deloitte

Jinan Zoya
General Manager Family Business Council- Gulf

Ashraf Gamal El Din
CEO, Hawkamah


For an interview with Adil Al Zarooni, CEO, Al Zarooni Emirates Investments, Click here


Sponsors: McLaren UAE, Clyde & Co






Date: September 22, 2016