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May 15, 2017
Mr. Gagan Goel, Chairman & Managing Director, Essel Group Middle East (EGME) features in Forbes Middle East's list of 'Top 100 Indian Business Owners In The Arab World 2017'

Forbes Middle East has featured Essel Group Middle East (EGME) Chairman & Managing Director, Mr. Gagan Goel at #24 in its list of 'Top 100 Indian Business Owners In The Arab World 2017'. Mr. Goel was honored with this prestigious award at a glittering ceremony held in Dubai on Wednesday, May 10th.

On receiving the award, Mr. Goel said, "I am honoured to receive this prestigious award on behalf of everyone at Essel Group ME. It is testament to the hard work and dedication of our talented team and serves as recognition of the company's operational and financial progress to date."

Mr Goel founded EGME in June 2015, and in less than two years has grown it into a company with $2.4 billion of assets valuation. EGME's operations include 11 oil and gas projects, three potash assets, Morgan Gatsby, its leading financial services business, as well as 4 iron ore mines, relief and humanitarian supplies to United Nations across the globe.

This award is presented annually and to compile the list of the top 100 Indian business owners, Forbes Middle East evaluated various criteria including the financial impact: revenues of the company irrespective of ownership stake, employment impact: number of employees, robustness: age of the company and factors such as positions on industry bodies, personal achievements, CSR initiatives and ownership stake.

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