HR leader to drive forward Mövenpick’s Saudization

Abdul Rahman Al-Harbi, director of Saudization at Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts.
Updated 16 May 2018
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HR leader to drive forward Mövenpick’s Saudization

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts has appointed experienced human resources professional, Abdul Rahman Al-Harbi, as its new director of Saudization.
With more than 14 years of experience, Al-Harbi is now responsible for leading the Swiss hospitality firm’s Saudization strategy, which is in line with the Kingdom’s Vision 2030.
This includes leading Mövenpick’s Saudization programs and practices across its 11 current and five upcoming properties in Saudi Arabia.
“Mövenpick has made strong headway with its Saudization strategy to date and appointing a director of Saudization will further enhance and streamline our activities in this area, ensuring we continue to employ more Saudi talent in a variety of roles and provide them with accelerated career progression opportunities,” said Alex Rawson, VP human resources Middle East and Africa, Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts.


Al-Futtaim ACE hosts Eid celebration

Updated 18 June 2018
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Al-Futtaim ACE hosts Eid celebration

Al-Futtaim ACE in Dubai celebrated Eid with 25-75 percent off its 25,000 product lines available both in-store and online. Customers enjoyed exciting deals on a range of home, DIY, outdoor and garden products as well as on electronic goods.
A number of in-store activities, such as a henna artist, balloons, cotton candy, pop corn and face painting for kids, kept everyone entertained. The Al-Futtaim ACE Eid Extravaganza ran from June 14-17.
Customers also took advantage of the recently launched “Price Match Protection,” which matches prices of branded products available at Al-Futtaim ACE to prices for the exact same make, model and specifications of products in the market, including at online retailers.
Al-Futtaim ACE stores offer over 33,000 great products of world-class brands such as WILKO, Karcher, Black & Decker, Makita, Clark + Kensington, Weber, Gardena and Leisuregrow.