Markus Giebel in Dubai

Markus Giebel is a top international businessman who has made an outstanding contribution to Dubai's corporate sector.

​There are many business personalities who have rendered yeoman service to the corporate sector of Dubai. Foremost among them are Markus Giebel, the top international businessman born in Germany and now domiciled in the United Arab Emirates.

Giebel is responsible for companies based in Dubai such as Eternity Medicine Institute where he is CEO, Co-owner and Board Member, Soliton Holding of which he is Managing Partner and Board Member and Aesthetics where he is Chairman. It’s his exceptional leadership skills and business acumen that have made him what he is today, helping him reach the zenith of the corporate sector. His achievements are still more remarkable considering that he’s only 49 years old.  

Eternity Medicine Institute owns and franchises clinics practising preventive and predictive healthcare and age management, which has as its goal saving lives and enhancing the quality of life through a proactive model of treatment encompassing conventional as well as unique methods of treatment. Eternity is one of the top health screening and plastic surgery centres in the world, and has programmes designed to safeguard life and increase vitality, thus leading to the optimisation of life.

Meanwhile, Soliton Holding operates in the areas of energy efficiency, real estate, healthcare, distribution and private equity. It has offices in Hong Kong and Germany too.

​Giebel’s rise to the top commenced with his career at Connectivity Solutions, USA as Product Manager in 1993. In 1999, he became Vice President of the US-based Fortune 500 company, Corning after its acquisition of Siemens NK with full P&L responsibility for the Original Equipment Manufacturer and Private Network Groups in Europe and the Middle East.

In 2008, he was appointed CEO of Deyaar Development PJSC (a leading, publicly traded, local and regional real estate developer and real estate services company based in Dubai and listed on the Dubai Financial Market), where he developed and implemented strategies to safeguard the company during the financial crisis.

Giebel holds the patent rights for over 20 innovations. He has two Master's degrees under his belt, in Business from Switzerland Business School and in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Munich.

Some of the top honours he had been bestowed with, in recognition of his contributions, are the Middle East Emerging CEO Award and Middle East Leadership Award from Deyaar Development in 2010, Business Award 2003 from the German Ministry of Economic Affairs and Corning Inventor of the Year awards in 2002 and 2001 and Corning Marketing Excellence Award in 2000.