Arab management award winners named

DUBAI - Oman-based company Saud Bahwan Group has bagged the Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award for Management in the Best Arab Organisation Category, while the Kuwaiti National Petroleum Company won the Best Arab Governmental Organisation.

By A Staff Reporter

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Published: Tue 6 Apr 2004, 2:02 AM

Last updated: Thu 2 Apr 2015, 11:35 AM

Saudi Prince Abdul Aziz bin Mohammed Al Meqren was named the Award winner for Distinguished Arab Management Leader, and Dr Mona Mustafa Al Qadi, the Director for the National Centre for Water Research in Egypt named the Distinguished Arab Management Woman. Meloud bin Meshrnen, the Director of the Industrial Complex in Algeria was named for the Distinguished Arab Manager Award. In the category of the Best Arab Management Initiative Qena Governate from Egypt walked away with the award.

The Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award for Management Award organising committee yesterday announced the names of the winners of the award. The winners' list included establishments and individuals from Oman, Egypt, Kuwait, Palestine, Algeria and Saudi Arabia.

Dr Mohammed Ibrahim Al Tuajeri, President of the Organising Committee of the Award said: "The Award has established its place as a unique recognition for the management practices in the Arab world. Highest levels of objectivity and transparency are observed during the evaluation process to maintain the credibility that the Award has earned over the years."

Nabil Al Yousuf, General Coordinator of the Dubai Government Excellence Program that supervises the Award said, "This year the applications have increased due to the Award gaining further recognition and popularity in the region. The applications increased by 50 per cent as compared to the previous years with the committee receiving applications from 16 Arab countries."

The winner of the Best Arab Organisation is Saud Bahwan Group from Oman. It is awarded for its excellent management abilities, strategic plans and launching creative initiatives, besides its forays in implementing IT initiatives with successful results.

The Kuwaiti National Petroleum Company is awarded for its commitment to apply strategic planning and to offer a suitable environment that encourages creativity and excellence. Also in recognition of its efforts towards developing the abilities of the Human Resource and its contribution to the society.

The Award is given in recognition of the initiative of Qena Governorate in Egypt for its active participation in developing the infrastructure and catalysing the investment climate of the city besides its participation in developing the natural resources of the city was awarded for his outstanding leadership qualities and his pioneering vision for the future and his achievements in several spheres. The Prince has introduced new practices and procedures based on modern managerial concepts.

Dr Mona Mustafa Mehmood Al Qadi, the Director for the National Centre for Water Research in Egypt for her high academic qualifications and her achievements in the professional field besides her commitment to the society.

Dr Qulud Al Khaiat, Acting President of Al Quds Open University for her ability to be successful under difficult circumstances, her service to society and her high academic qualifications.

The Distinguished Arab Manager Meloud Bin Mesharnen, the Director of the Industrial Complex in Algeria for his successful leadership of an important industrial organisation, for developing the organisation and improving its services.

The Distinguished Arab Employee Huda Sulaiman Al Reyami, Secretary from Oman for her achievements and creative initiatives and her eagerness to participate in voluntary work besides her excellent performance at work and Mr Salem Nasser Al Khalidi, from Aramco Shell Company from KSA for his abilities to perform as part of the team and his efforts to develop his skills.

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