Former CEO of Kuwait Petroleum Corporation to Deliver a Keynote at First-Ever IHS Forum in Dubai

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Industry leaders to gather at Intercontinental Dubai Festival City from 27-29 April


Wednesday, April 16, 2014 1:08 pm EDT

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"IHS is uniquely positioned to help participants navigate the web of increasingly interconnected industries and economies"

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), the leading global source of critical information and insight, today announced that the former CEO of Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC), Mr. Farouk Hussain Al-Zanki, will deliver a dinner keynote address at the IHS Forum in Dubai.

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In addition to his role as CEO, Mr. Al-Zanki served as the deputy chairman of the Kuwait Petroleum Corporation and from 2007 to 2010 served as the company’s managing director for refining. He joined KPC’s subsidiary, the Kuwait Oil Company, as a petroleum engineer in 1980 and has held a variety of senior positions since, including chairman; deputy chairman; exploration and development group manager; and planning group manager.

IHS is proud to hold this unique event where industry leaders can explore future challenges and strategies focused on innovation and diversification in the Middle East,” said Steen Lomholt-Thomsen, IHS senior vice president. “We see the Middle East as a region with huge growth potential across all sectors. We are delighted that Mr. Al-Zanki’s keynote will provide exclusive insight for our clients and guests.”

“IHS is uniquely positioned to help participants navigate the web of increasingly interconnected industries and economies,” said Julian Lambert, Middle East director for IHS in Dubai. “We look forward to Mr. Al-Zanki’s keynote and the unique insights he will surely provide.”

Complimentary Media Accreditation

Members of the press can now register for a complimentary pass to the IHS Forum in Dubai, held at the Intercontinental Dubai Festival City, from 27-29 April. To register, please send an email with your name, title and outlet details to

IHS Forum Dubai Agenda

A full agenda and additional information on the forum can be found here:

About IHS (

IHS (NYSE: IHS) is the leading source of information, insight and analytics in critical areas that shape today’s business landscape. Businesses and governments in more than 165 countries around the globe rely on the comprehensive content, expert independent analysis and flexible delivery methods of IHS to make high-impact decisions and develop strategies with speed and confidence. IHS has been in business since 1959 and became a publicly traded company on the New York Stock Exchange in 2005. Headquartered in Englewood, Colorado, USA, IHS is committed to sustainable, profitable growth and employs more than 8,000 people in 31 countries around the world.

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