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The BMW Group
With its four brands BMW, MINI, Rolls-Royce and BMW Motorrad, the BMW Group is the world’s leading premium manufacturer of automobiles and motorcycles and also provides premium financial and mobility services. The BMW Group production network comprises 30 production and assembly facilities in 14 countries; the company has a global sales network in more than 140 countries.
In 2018, the BMW Group sold over 2,490,000 passenger vehicles and more than 165,000 motorcycles worldwide. The profit before tax in the financial year 2017 was € 10.655 billion on revenues amounting to € 98.678 billion. As of 31 December 2017, the BMW Group had a workforce of 129,932 employees.
The success of the BMW Group has always been based on long-term thinking and responsible action. The company has therefore established ecological and social sustainability throughout the value chain, comprehensive product responsibility and a clear commitment to conserving resources as an integral part of its strategy.
Dussmann Gulf LLC
International Free Zone Authority (IFZA)
International Free Zone Authority -Taking Businesses to Greater Heights in Dubai
A POWERFUL BUSINESS GATEWAY
Strategically situated in Dubai, one of the world’s most powerful business gateways, IFZA Dubai provides local and international businesses with the ideal platforms and location to fully optimise the benefits of the UAE’s strategic geographic position and world-class infrastructure in a business and tax-friendly environment. Business-owners and employees can also benefit from flexible residency visa packages and a wide spectrum of innovative office solutions and real estate products.
STARTING YOUR BUSINESS JOURNEY AT IFZA
Working through its global network of Partners, IFZA provides transparent and competitively priced business license packages, along with fast and efficient incorporation processes. IFZA is powered by a culturally diverse, dedicated team of experts who speak a wide variety of languages and are equipped with up-to-date knowledge on rules and regulations to ensure every client’s business foundation is laid timely and securely. Business-owners can therefore rely on accurate advice on the perfect fit for their companies from business activities within three distinct types: Professional, Commercial and Industrial.
As one of the most trusted independent Free Zones in the UAE, IFZA provides world-class access to global markets and convenient access to Free Zone business formation and administration services. Clients can enjoy peace of mind at every stage of the selection process, as the IFZA team makes sure they can easily understand which license best suits their business activity and ensures that their application carries all the necessary documents. Moreover, IFZA is one of the few Free Zones in Dubai that do not require paid-up share capital nor require the physical presence of the business owners during the incorporation process.
IFZA is also uniquely positioned as a knowledge hub through the IFZA Academy, the first-of-its-kind institution in the region dedicated to providing the most reliable industry knowledge, skills and experience for the Free Zone industry. IFZA Academy aims to ensure that its staff and Professional Partners are empowered to provide quality knowledge and support to customers, while delivering efficient business results. Partners, in particular, benefit from learning sessions on company formation, government regulations and other topics, to increase their knowledge level and competencies.
A GROWING COMMUNITY OF INTERNATIONAL BUSINESSES
IFZA offers the opportunity to thrive in a growing community of international businesses in one of Dubai’s most innovation-focused districts. In addition to quick and easy incorporation of IFZA Free Zone Business Licenses, businesses will have access to exclusive IFZA membership benefits.
From small local ventures to large international businesses, IFZA offers license options and business activities to effectively serve its clients’ needs. Business Licenses are available through the incorporation of FZCOs or the registration of branch offices.
INTEGRATED WORKING FACILITIES
IFZA’s new business park offers a wide variety of modern office facilities – from individual desks and private office spaces to customised executive suites – tailored to meet each client’s required productivity needs inside an environment designed to optimise that professional connection with their customers and other businesses.
The Lufthansa Group is an aviation company with operations worldwide. It plays a leading role in its European home market. With 105,290 employees, the Lufthansa Group generated revenue of EUR 16,811m in the financial year 2021.
The Lufthansa Group is composed of the segments Network Airlines, Eurowings and the Aviation Services. The Network Airlines segment comprises Lufthansa German Airlines, SWISS, Austrian Airlines and Brussels Airlines. Lufthansa German Airlines also includes regional airlines Lufthansa CityLine and Air Dolomiti as well as Eurowings Discover, the new holiday airline from the Lufthansa Group which started operations in July 2021 and focuses on the touristic segment. Eurowings focuses on short-haul traffic in European point-to-point traffic. Aviation Services particularly includes the Logistics, MRO and Catering segments. The Lufthansa Group also includes the Additional Businesses and Group Functions. This business segment includes in particular Lufthansa AirPlus, Lufthansa Aviation Training and Lufthansa Systems.
Lufthansa Group in GCC
Lufthansa offers services between Frankfurt and following destinations in the GCC: Dubai, Riyadh, Dammam, Kuwait and Bahrain. SWISS offers flights between Zurich and Dubai. Seasonal flights are offered from Munich to Dubai.
Deutsche Lufthansa AG has the management and supervisory structures typical for companies in Germany. The Executive Board is responsible for managing the Company and defining its strategic direction. In doing so, the aim is to increase Company value sustainably. The Supervisory Board appoints, advises and supervises the Executive Board. Deutsche Lufthansa AG is the parent company and the largest single operating company in the Lufthansa Group. The individual business segments are run as separate Group companies, with the exception of the Lufthansa Passenger Airlines. They have their own profit and operating responsibility and are monitored by their respective supervisory boards, in which members of Deutsche Lufthansa AG’s Executive Board are also represented.
For more information, reservations or customer service, visit lufthansa.com or follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat. You can reach the Lufthansa Group Call Center for the Middle East on info.ae(at)dlh.de or from Dubai, you can call on 600 595556, Monday-Friday 0900 to 1730 and Saturday 1030-1900. We look forward to welcoming you onboard.
MBG Corporate Services
MBG Corporate Services is an independent and international auditing and accounting firm, specializes in crafting sustainable solutions and strategies that drive businesses globally.
Our value-added services are completely customizable to suit the unique and individual needs of our clients. With an innovative approach to every project and an unwavering commitment to quality and consistency, we have played an instrumental role in transforming businesses worldwide.
With nearly two decades of rich experience, we have worked with more than a hundred Fortune 500 Companies across the Middle East, Germany, Japan, China, Singapore, and India.
In the United Arab Emirates, our 300+ employees support our clients from offices in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, and Sharjah. We are very proud to be one of the official certifying bodies for the National In-Country Value (ICV-Program).
- Official certifying body for the National In-County Value Program (ICV) in UAE
- Audit & Assurance
- Legal Advisory
- Registered tax agency with the Federal Tax Authorities supporting clients across VAT, Excise and Customs
- Corporate Taxation
- Risk Advisory
- Business Set-Up
- Mergers & Acquisitions
- Technology Advisory
- Market Entry & Business Advisory Services
What makes us unique:
One of the key attributes of MBG is our Foreign Enterprise Groups which are an integral part of all our offices across the globe and comprises of German, Chinese, Arabic, Japanese, Singaporean, and Indian Enterprise Group.
These Enterprise Groups provide entry strategy into the respective countries where we have a presence to facilitate cross-border expansion while bridging technical, cultural, and linguistic barriers.
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Tecon SES is the engineering powerhouse of the mother company AlBatha, a locally owned family business with 28 companies in 6 sectors and around 8000 employees. Tecon is proud to be a forward-thinking company that strives to deliver excellence and expertise across all business segments, mainly in UAE and KSA. The company culture stands on ethical behavior, customer-centricity and a legacy of excellence that dates back to the 1970s for Tecon SES and early 1950s for AlBatha. The mission is to become the leading solution provider in the regional engineering field and the employer of choice in the industry. Tecon’s business model is to provide holistic and innovative solutions to the customers as a one stop shop.
Its long-standing expertise in the construction sector has rewarded Tecon with a wealth of knowledge & experience, which enables it to offer robust, reliable and innovative solutions to its clients & customers. Moreover, besides supplying high quality products, Tecon also offers a wide range of design, testing & commissioning services by virtue of its highly skilled technical team.
The engineers & certified technicians work closely with the clients, consultants & contractors - ensuring integrity, professionalism and timely delivery of quality solutions. In short, Tecon offers a complete, flexible and practical solution from conception through to completion.
The company’s diversification of offerings allows it to cater to several sectors including Commercial Construction, Oil and Gas, Industrial and Marine. Since 1975, Tecon SES’ reputation for service, safety and quality in the engineering field has grown immensely – making it one of the region’s largest and most respected specialized engineering solution providers. Tecon continues to invest in new technologies keeping a futuristic approach, taking pride in offering a dedicated and client focused service.
Tecon is offering a wide spectrum of engineering products, solutions and services. The service starts very early in a project value chain with geo-measurements and geo-fabrics, followed by earthing and lightning solutions, life safety, security and BMS. In the Business Unit ‘Digitalization and Smart Infrastructure’ IoT, Industry 4.0 solutions with instrumentation and automation capabilities and the energy and water side of ESG are at home. Tecon is one of the leading suppliers of refrigerant gases and O&G related chemicals.