IHS opens new office following successful Forum for senior business leaders
Wednesday, May 7, 2014 9:54 am EDT
"IHS is proud to be investing in the region and opening its largest office in Dubai, UAE"
DUBAI (May 7, 2014) – IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), the leading global source of critical information and insight, today announced the opening of its largest new office for Dubai following a successful multi-sector conference for senior leaders in the Emirate last week, and as IHS looks to recruit colleagues locally and expand its operations in the Middle East.
“IHS is proud to be investing in the region and opening its largest office in Dubai, UAE,” said Steen Lomholt-Thomsen, IHS senior vice president. “We work with many industry leaders, helping them to explore future challenges and strategies for innovation and diversification in the Middle East. We see the Middle East as a region with huge growth potential across all sectors. IHS is uniquely positioned to help local companies to navigate the web of increasingly interconnected business interests and economies.”
IHS opened its new and largest office in the region at the Dubai Internet City, Office Park Building Block A PO Box 500395, Dubai following its first-ever major conference in the region, the IHS Forum in DubaiApril27-29, which attracted 500 senior energy, chemical, defense and transport leaders from across the Middle East.
Delegates at the IHS Forum, the region’s preeminent multi-sector event, included the CEO of Mubadala Petroleum, Maurizio La Noce; the CFO of Saudi Basic Industries Corp. (SABIC), Mutlaq H. Al-Morished; former CEO of Kuwait Petroleum Corp. (KPC), .Farouk Hussain Al-Zanki; former Vice Chairman and CEO National Industrialization Company (TASNEE), Dr. Moayyed I. Al-Qurtas; and Secretary General of the Gulf Petrochemicals & Chemicals Association (GPCA), Dr. Abdulwahab Al-Sadoun.
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.