By Ishwar Chugani, an EO U.A.E. member and managing director of Giordano Middle East
In 1979, right after graduating from university, I left my home in the Philippines and moved to Dubai. It created quite a stir. My family had its own business, and I was expected to take the helm. But I wanted something different for myself. I joined a Dubai-based group of companies and was tasked to open and operate the first family entertainment center in Dubai.