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12 February 2014 Dogs are people, too: Inside the VIPet mind-set Southeast U.S. and Caribbean

Avrum Elmakis, a member of the YPO Virginia Chapter, is the founder and CEO of TDBBS, the parent company of BestBullySticks.com. He writes a blog for cnbc.com about the recent trend of pet humanization and its impact on the pet industry.

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4 February 2014 CEO confidence in Africa drops Africa

Dhruv Pandit, managing director of LP Holdings Ltd. and a YPO member from Kenya, appears on CNBC Africa to talk about the January 2014 YPO Global Pulse results. Africa’s optimism dropped slightly but still remains in positive territory.

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4 February 2014 CEOs report we have turned a corner Europe

Anastasios Economou, founder of iGroup and a YPO member from Athens, appears on CNBC Europe to discuss the January 2014 YPO Global Pulse results in Europe.

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4 February 2014 Why Sochi Olympics is worth the $50 billion Europe

Christopher Van Riet, managing director of Radius Group and a member of the YPO Russia Chapter, writes a blog for cnbc.com about the value of Russia’s investment in the 2014 Olympics.

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4 February 2014 CEO confidence is at a high: Global YPO survey United States

Jay Sidhu, chairman and CEO of Customers Bancorp and Customers Bank and a member from Pennsylvania, wrote a blog for cnbc.com about the January 2014 YPO Global Pulse results and the rising optimism amongst U.S. CEOs.

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28 January 2014 Middle-market investment banking goes Goldman United States

Mike McGill, co-founder of MHT-Midspan and a member of the YPO Lone Star-Dallas Chapter, shared his insights about the future of middle market banking with CNBC.

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28 November 2013 Issues Affecting Business in Africa Africa

Isak Pretorius, president of Joint Aid Management and a member of the YPO Pan Africa Chapter appears on CNBC Africa’s Power Lunch program to discuss the challenges and opportunities involved with doing business in Africa.

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6 November 2013 Non-oil exports drive CEO confidence in UAE MENA

An article on Al Babwaba discusses the October 2013 YPO Global Pulse results in the United Arab Emirates and how confidence has risen due to non-oil related exports boosting economic growth.

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