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The Six Degrees of Justin Bieber

Justin Bieber will be coming to Dubai on May 4th next year but how will Kipp connect him to the World’s largest musical fountain, an Emirati businesswoman and an American business magazine?

September 12, 2012 6:26 by

Lubna Olayan

She is the CEO and President of Riyadh-based Olayan Financing Company (OFC), the Saudi arm of the Olayan Group, which is one of the largest firms in Saudi Arabia. Founded by her father in 1947 it is one of the kingdom’s most successful conglomerates with multi-billion dollar operations across the Middle East. The firm is also one of the largest investors in the Saudi and regional stock markets. In December 2004, Lubna became first woman to join the board of a publicly listed company in Saudi Arabia when she was elected to the Board of Saudi Hollandi Bank. She is also a non-executive director on the Board of advertising and communications giant WPP. Lubna became the first Saudi woman to speak at a mixed conference – Jeddah Economic Forum – in Saudi Arabia in 2004. Another lady who made the cut in the 100 Most Powerful Arab Woman 2012 list is…


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