GAA holds training for new Saudi recruits

GAA’s training program was attended by its newly recruited Saudi employees.
Updated 11 September 2018
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GAA holds training for new Saudi recruits

Gulf Advantage Automobiles (GAA) recently held a training program for its newly recruited Saudi employees. The company said the initiative aimed at supporting the Kingdom’s goal of “building a vibrant society, which preserves its heritage while ensuring a good quality of life in today’s competitive world.”

The training is part of the company’s continuous efforts to attract and nurture Saudi talents in support of Saudi Vision 2030’s overarching aim to create new job opportunities, achieve job stability, and ensure promising and prosperous careers for the Saudi youth. Through these programs, GAA also aims to improve its services and increase the level of satisfaction provided to its customers. “These programs will reflect positively through the quality of services offered to all Renault customers across the Kingdom,” the company said in a press release.

GAA emphasized the importance of the training courses to qualify new employees, provide them with essential career opportunities and the chance to develop their skills and capabilities. The company aims to provide the best services to its customers while nurturing a suitable and encouraging environment where Saudi talents can grow and flourish.

The training program held in Riyadh for one week included improving sales skills, product knowledge, customer service, and after-sales services. 

“Gulf Advantage Automobiles continuously seeks to attract Saudi talents, male and female, across its showrooms in the various cities of the Kingdom. It strives to provide a stimulating work environment for them, and offer many excellent training programs to encourage them for career advancement in reaching senior management positions,” the company said.

“By organizing an employee training program, GAA spurred positive employee competitiveness and enthusiasm for higher efficiency and better effectiveness transforming Renault’s team in Saudi Arabia into a more customer-centric unit,” the press release said.

 


Huawei honored for CSR initiatives

King Salman with Charles Yang, president of Huawei Middle East.
Updated 18 November 2018
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Huawei honored for CSR initiatives

Huawei, a global provider of ICT infrastructure and smart devices, has won first prize of the King Khalid Responsible Competitiveness Award. This announcement was made during the annual awards gala, which took place on Nov. 12 at Al-Faisaliah Hotel in Riyadh. During the event, King Salman recognized Huawei for its excellent sustainability practices and responsible competitiveness leadership, as well as its management capabilities and innovative social and environmental initiatives. 

Launched in 2008, the King Khalid Responsible Competitiveness Award is the first and only award focused on responsible competitiveness and corporate social responsibility (CSR) in the Kingdom, and Huawei is the first ICT company to win first place in the award’s history. 

As digital transformation sweeps across the globe, ICT technologies like artificial intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT), 5G, cloud computing and
more will unlock new values of growth and innovation and uplift societies and organizations to great heights of prosperity. 

The award recognized Huawei for its transformative impact in driving forward the Kingdom’s ICT sector as a whole in line with the government’s digitization goals, the National Transformation Program and Vision 2030. In particular, Huawei was celebrated for deploying their most advanced technologies, high-quality products and secured networks in the Kingdom.

Charles Yang, president of Huawei Middle East, said: “We are deeply humbled to receive such recognition from Saudi Arabia’s leadership. In the Kingdom, Huawei is determined to bring digital to every person, home and organization for a fully connected, intelligent world. The improvement is endless on the road to providing customers with high-quality products and services. Today’s award is a milestone for us to continue to surpass ourselves. We will continue to play an active role in driving Saudi Arabia’s ICT sector development and grow together with our local partners, openly collaborating to build an ever deeper pool of ICT talent empowered to enable digital transformation.”