Abdul Latif Jameel Investments ‘top employer’ of 2019

Abdul Latif Jameel is the first Saudi family-owned company to receive this award.
Updated 21 May 2019
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Abdul Latif Jameel Investments ‘top employer’ of 2019

Abdul Latif Jameel Commercial Development Company, working under the Abdul Latif Jameel Investments brand, has received the “Top Employers” certificate, recognizing the company as one of the best workplaces in Saudi Arabia for 2019. 

The Top Employers Institute, which issued the award, carried out comprehensive independent research, which showed that Abdul Latif Jameel Investments provides exceptional employee conditions, nurtures and develops talent throughout all levels of the organization and has demonstrated its leadership status in the HR environment.

Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors Faisal Al-Samannoudi said: “At Abdul Latif Jameel Investments, we are dedicated to securing outstanding conditions for our employees, enhancing our brand, as well as further developing the high standards for the company’s performance. We are committed to enhancing the internal policies to maintain a motivating workplace for our employees, based on the Abdul Latif Jameel company values: Respect, improvement, empowerment and leadership.”

The Top Employers Institute is a global authority on recognizing excellence in workplace environments and conditions. The institute enables organizations to assess and improve the workplace environment by focusing on strategy improvement, talents acquisition, acquirement of appropriate workforce, and integrating new employees through training programs.

Rowaid Al-Sawaf, chief corporate officer, Abdul Latif Jameel Investments, said: “We believe in providing the best workplace for our employees, where they can grow their capabilities and personal potential to achieve the company’s goals. Therefore, we worked persistently to be the best workplace for 2019 as part of our sustainable growth.”

Abdul Latif Jameel is one of the eight Saudi companies to be awarded in 2019 and it is the first Saudi family-owned company to receive this certificate.


Deal to create largest Arab digital marketing network

Updated 17 June 2019
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Deal to create largest Arab digital marketing network

ArabClicks, a performance-based e-marketing platform, has signed a joint strategic cooperation agreement with Basma Media, developer of omnesmedia.com. The two parties aim to build effective relationships and foster business connections between publishers and social media influencers on the one hand, and various e-commerce platforms operating in the Arab world on the other, thus laying the foundation stone for the largest digital marketing network in the Arab region.

The agreement was signed by ArabClicks Co-founder and CEO Mauro Romano, and Nasser Al-Sarami, CEO of Basma Media, at the latter’s headquarters in Dubai Media City.

According to the agreement, Basma Media will work with various publishers, media professionals and social media influencers in the Arab world to familiarize them with the mechanism employed by ArabClicks and then connect them to the platform. The intent is to benefit from the media content provided by these publishers to promote commodities and products marketed across Arab e-commerce platforms such as Noon, Namshi, Sivvi, Java, eBay and Tajawal, and benefit from sales commissions.

Romano said: “We are delighted to partner with Basma Media to reach out to the largest segment of media professionals and influencers in the Arab world. Through the partnership, we seek to capitalize on the exponential growth of e-commerce which has become a key business sector in the Middle East, where ArabClicks is supporting and assisting various businesses in enhancing their market share of the steadily growing electronic sales in the region.”

Al-Sarami said: “Over the past two years, we have been working at Basma Media to strengthen the omnesmedia.com platform with as many databases as possible for the benefit of media organizations and influencers. Today, the platform incorporates a database of more than 10,000 influencers and around 35,000 geographically diversified influential media people, in addition to 3,000 freelance gifted innovators working in various media production fields as well as 23,000 titles for various media products representing seven different types of mass media covering 35 countries all over the world, a record which makes us one of the key and largest media references on the Arab and international levels. And that’s the reason it would be easy for ArabClicks to deliver its message through omnesmedia.com in a successful way to the benefit of all parties concerned, including influencers and publishers as well as brands, rights holders and e-commerce platforms.”

Romano added: “With its innovative marketing tools based on transforming web content into a potential source of revenue, ArabClicks provides assistance to e-commerce companies to enhance their reach to various segments of society and to grow in the Middle East market, therefore, helping publishers do business and make easy money through web links, seamlessly and without introducing any changes to the published content or disturbing site users in any way.”