Author Archives: Executive Staff

Young Lions Print Competition

Young Lions Print Competition

Reading Time: 3 minutes The time is here for the fifth edition of the Young Lions Print Competition, which aims to search for the most talented and creative team to represent Lebanon in the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity 2019 that takes place in Cannes. Executive Magazine, the country representative for the Lions festival challenges Lebanon’s young creative

Lebanese design deserves attention

Reading Time: 3 minutes Design, as the fruit of creativity that enables its user to co-define and express their identity, while optimally matching form and function of a product or process, has been around for as long humans have had the capacity to imagine. Lebanon is a great example for the presence of design throughout the history of people

McKinsey’s uninspiring economic vision

Reading Time: 7 minutes In January, Lebanon published McKinsey’s economic vision slides that were the result of government discussions in late 2017 on commission by the Ministry of Economy and Trade. The 1,274 slide show document was developed over the first half of 2018, and can be seen as an economic vision outsourced to the consulting firm with ownership

Economic roadmap

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Lebanese economy is on the verge of a meltdown. In an effort to trigger change, Executive has drafted an Economic Roadmap that will allow nation builders and stakeholders to contribute their ideas and expectations. By joining our movement to #executechange, you become an owner of the roadmap and will be part of the campaign to

Keeping lebanese wealth alive

Reading Time: 9 minutes The quest of trying to depict the 2018 outlook on investment opportunities from the Lebanese corner reminds in some respects of the almost 20-year old hit comedy on the American mob, Analyze This. As with the Robert de Niro and Billy Crystal pic, any move of international financial markets and any development on the political

October 2017

Reading Time: 2 minutes   [media-credit id=2635 align=”alignright” width=”246″][/media-credit] EDITORIAL Licence to steal LEADERS Stalled progress Whatever taxes come next must be transparent A storm is coming The car industry braces for impact Quit clowning around Incompetence in the sector is no longer funny COVER STORY Tick tock Let the bidding commence Icing on the cake New oil and

Le Gray Grows

Reading Time: 5 minutes Situated across from Martyr’s Square with a view of the mountains over the Mediterranean, Le Gray hotel has been a prominent structure in downtown Beirut’s landscape since it was founded in October 2009. Operated by Campbell Gray Hotels and a member of the Leading Hotels of the World, Le Gray Beirut is a luxury five

October 2016 table of contents

Reading Time: < 1 minute [media-credit name=”Cover illustration: Ivan Debs | Executive” align=”alignright” width=”282″][/media-credit] EDITORIAL Time to fight back LEADERS Making green affordable Health kick COVER STORY Meet the megas ECONOMICS & POLICY It’s not easy being green Selling a national oil company Preserving the heart of Mar Mikhael BANKING & FINANCE The twisted tale of the Lebanese Canadian Bank

Executive Design Challenge August 2015

Reading Time: 3 minutes Are you passionate about initiating real change? Do you have ideas but don’t know how to translate them into action? If yes, enter Executive Magazine’s human-centered design challenge to win the exclusive chance to turn your idea into a reality!   The #ExecutiveDesignChallenge is based around the principle of human-centered design. We want you to