The MRF 2017 agenda decodes technology in retail keeping people at heart, while focusing on ways to create a successful digital economy. On the other hand, today retail spaces go beyond shopping. These are social hubs for people to meet, greet and consume. MRF will see talks on creating inspiring retail spaces and ways for bricks and clicks to co-exist. Knowledge is power, the fuel for change, for staying ahead- of-the-curve. With its vast attendance of global retail leaders and experts, MRF 2017 is the ultimate reservoir of far-reaching insights, deep discernments on market-ahead innovations, technologies and retail trends.
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Karl Schwitzke-Managing Director
Schwitzke GmbH

Enjy Kiwan-Founder & Managing Director

Asli Okar-Marketing Director for Middle East
Philips Lighting

Bhavik Jhaveri-CEO & Founder
Pretr Pvt. Ltd

Abdul Kader Saadi-Managing Director
Glee Hospitality Solutions

Chinmoy Ghosh-Assistant Vice President – Performance & Rewards
UAE Exchange

Tariq Sanad-CFO

Hani S Al-Sulaimani-Marketing director
Hamat Property Co.

Mukul Bafana-Co-founder & CEO
Arvind Internet

Morten Kirch-Regional manager
SSI Schaefer

Francesco Magri-Country manager and director
The Woolmark Company

Ishwar Chugani-CEO & managing director
Giordano Middle East

Phil McArthur-Founder and managing director

Cityland Group

Raza Beig-Director, Landmark Group & CEO – Splash, ICONIC & Landmark International
Landmark Group

James Whelton-Managing director

Rachel McArthur-Founder & managing editor
Digital Ink Media

Mark Thomson-Director – retail & hospitality EMEA
Zebra Technologies

Tanvi Malik-Co-founder

Vikram Krishna-Executive vice president, head of group marketing & customer experience
Emirates NBD

Alex Andarakis-Founder & managing director
Andarakis Advisory Services

Kristine Lasam-Founder & CEO
Pink Entropy

Tarek Moussawer-Vice president
Virgin Megastore MENA

Vijay Talreja-Co-founder

TP Pratap-Chief marketing officer
QwikCilver Solutions

Shankar Balan-President
QwikCilver Solutions

Saeed Mohammad Mesam Alfalasi-Executive director – retail and strategic alliances
Dubai Festivals and Retail Establishment

Andreas Borgmann-Founder & co-CEO

Mohammad Alawi-Chairman of shopping malls committee,
Jeddah Chamber KSA

Lennard Otto-CEO
IMG Worlds of Adventure

Bhupinder Singh-General manager & CFO
Dalma Mall

Sonia Parekh-Co-founder
The Goodwill Tribe

Rajiv Prasad-Chief innovation officer
Xpandretail powered by Sávant Data System LLC

Zaid Alqufaidi-Managing director
ENOC Retail

Shaikha Ahmad Al Bishri-Director
Business Excellence Department, Dubai Economy

Babak Golkar-Co-founder
Emperor London

Arva Saleem Ahmed-Founder
Frying Pan Tourism LLC

Matthieu Guinard-CEO
GlamBox Middle East

Ramzi Nakad-Co-founder
Fashion Forward Dubai & BRAG

Mohammed Abdullah Al-Anjari-Chairman
Mohammad Al Anjeri Company

Frank-Matthias Kuntermann-CEO
ABC Group

Yasser Shamsi-Chairman
El-Shamsi Group, Egypt

Christine Souffrant Ntim-Partner
Global Startup Ecosystem

Denis Ravizza-Co-founder
ESMOD Dubai & Pôlette Concept Store

Ebraheem Al Samadi-CEO retail
Al Samadi Group

Ulugbek Yuldashev-Founder & CEO

Matthew King-Co-founder

Adel Belcaid-Principal
AT Kearney Middle East

Nasif Kayed-Founder & CEO
The Arab Culturalist

Nada Alawi-Co-founder

Saoud Khoory-General manager
Yas Mall

Nadine Benchaffai-Managing partner
Taqado Mexican Kitchen

Khurshid Vakil-Co-founder
Marina Home Interiors

Mohamed Haouache-CEO & co-founder

Juan de Lascurain-Chief dreamer
Dream Big

Mansour Salameh-Client solutions manager – retail & e-commerce, MENA

Alexandre Teodoresco-Founder
Truckers DXB, Street Food Market DXB and Street Nights

Luma Bourisly-Founder & vision creator

Mark Tesseyman-CEO
LIWA Trading Enterprises

Mahmoud Bartawi-Co-founder

Stevi Lowmass-Founder & owner
The Camel Soap Factory

Stephen Graham Holbrook-Member executive board, director – clothing
Kamal Osman Jamjoom Group LLC

Tahir Shah-Founding partner
Moti Roti

Ian Ohan-Founder & CEO
Freedom Pizza

Mohamed Galal-President & CEO
Tasweeq Shopping Malls, Egypt

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