Booz in the news
|February 27, 2013
Sky’s the Limit for Ground-Side Growth
Executive – 27 February, 2013
Booz & Company’s partners Fadi Majdalani and Alessandro Borgogna, and senior associate Leonardo Monti write that Aircraft manufacturers must love the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) right now. In a time of global caution GCC countries keep filling the order books of many aircraft manufacturers. On the military side, Oman in December 2012 placed a $3.75 billion order for British-assembled Typhoon and Hawk plane.
|February 20, 2013
The New Functional Agenda
Qatar Today – 20 February, 2013
According to Booz & Company’s partners Deniz Caglar, Namit Kapoor, and Thomas Ripsam corporate functions need to change as companies refocus their strategies and adapt to a more challenging global economy. Companies are asking their functional departments to move from being mere service bureaus to strategic enablers of corporate strategy.
|February 17, 2013
Strength in Arms and Industry across GCC
The National – 17 February, 2013
Booz & Company’s partners Hugo Trepant and Bob Mark, and senior associate Andrew Suddards write that as military budgets grow in the Gulf and shrink elsewhere, the region is in a strong position to develop local defense and end reliance on foreign vendors – the time to act is now. The recent takeover by Tawazun of Al Jaber Land Systems and Tawazun’s alliance with Saab demonstrate the growing importance of the GCC’s defence industry base.
|February 17, 2013
Holistic Healthcare Capacity
Trends – 17 February, 2013
Booz & Company’s partner Gabriel Chahine, principal Jad Bitar, and senior associate Nikhil Idnani write that limited infrastructure and expertise are the biggest challenges before the regional healthcare sector. Healthcare systems in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) are rapidly advancing towards those in more developed countries. However, accompanying these advancements are the same quality, capacity, and cost challenges that have plagued healthcare systems across the globe for decades.
|February 4, 2013
The Private Education Opportunity in the GCC
Forbes Middle East – 4 February, 2013
Leila Hoteit, principal with Booz & Company, writes that governments across the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) are facing the unprecedented challenge of creating knowledge-based economies. To develop national human capital and attract highly-skilled expatriates, they will need to upgrade their education systems, an effort in which private schools can play an important role.