People To Watch In International Business

People To Watch In International Business

SHEIKH AHMED BIN SAEED AL-MAKTOUM Airline Chairman

"We are determined not to allow present difficulties to deflect our resolve," explained Emirates Airlines chairman Al-Maktoum of the decision this month to spend $15 billion on new planes from Airbus and Boeing. Since 1985, Al-Maktoum, 42, a member of Dubai's ruling family, has turned Emirates into the fastest-growing airline in the Middle East.

TED MEISEL Search Engine Chief Executive

In October, GoTo.com changed its name to Overture, but CEO Meisel, 38, kept intact a business plan that has proved successful, if controversial. Overture invites advertisers to bid for placement in...

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