Episode 21: Dalya Tabari (IDS), Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Junk food, cigarettes, drugs and the well-being of children basically map out the professional trajectory of YPO member Dalya Tabari. Starting in advertising at Bates-141/Saatchi & Saatchi, Tabari rose from an account manager for companies like Pizza Hut and Johnson & Johnson to the head of Lucky Strike cigarettes’ global account. Then in 2003, she joined IDS, a major pharmaceutical distribution firm in the United Arab Emirates as its consumer marketing director and later was appointed managing director. Most recently, in 2012, Tabari co-founded The Developing Child Centre, which provides support for children with the goal of helping them succeed in life and reach their full potential. In this episode, Tabari, shares her insights on the pharmaceutical industry in the United Arab Emirates and how to best support children in need.

Guest: Dalya Tabari, Director of IDS
Host & Executive Producer: Kevin Daum
Executive Producer: Van Van
Music: DreamArtist Music.

Made possible with grants from Gazelles Growth Institute.

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Kevin Daum is an award winning and bestselling author of 5 books. He is a marketer, speaker, and columnist for Inc.com and Smart Business Magazine. As an Inc. 500 entrepreneur, his sales and marketing techniques resulted in more than $1 billion in sales. Drawing on his background in theatre and business, Kevin is a compelling speaker who has engaged and inspired audiences around the globe. Kevin is a graduate of the MIT Entrepreneurial Masters program and has received the Global Learning Award 3 times from the Entrepreneur’s Organization, where he held several board positions. Kevin has designed, produced, and led award-winning executive training programs and events for C-level executives and entrepreneurs on four continents. Previously, Kevin was named one of the 40 people to watch under 40 in San Francisco by the Business Times and in 2006 was named Distinguished Alum of the Year by his alma mater, Humboldt State University.