UAE-based NRI industrialist Sohan Roy, Chairman and CEO of Aries Group has been featured in the coveted Top 100 Indian Business Owners in the Arab World 2018 list released by the Forbes Middle East. This is for the fourth consecutive year he has been featured in the top 50 count on the list. Under the astute vision and leadership of Sohan Roy, a naval architect turned Hollywood director, UAE-based Aries Group has grown exponentially. Aries Group, today, is one of the largest multinational conglomerates in the Middle East with 47 companies operating in 15 countries across the globe. The diversified group has presence in oil and gas, marine, media, medical, entertainment and tourism sectors. Aries Marine and Engineering Services established in 1998 is the flagship company of Aries Group. Aries Marine, an ISO certified naval architecture and marine engineering consultancy in Middle East, offers comprehensive range of technical consultancy and project management services to the maritime industry and ship owners worldwide.
PNC Menon, Founder and Chairman of Sobha Goup, is also in Top 100 list. Sobha Group is now a multinational, real estate and construction group that has diversified interests and investments in the UAE, India, Oman, Qatar, Bahrain, Brunei and Tanzania.
Ramesh Hiranandani (also known as Ramesh Hira) is another prominent person to be included in the Top 100 lists. A Mechanical engineer from VJTI, Ramesh Hiranandani is a hands-on CEO who continuously develops new methods and systems to enhance the quality of products and services to ensure progress, growth and customer delight. The group today manufactures mainly HVAC products.