- 18 April 2017
Alghanim Industries is awarded Gold Approved Employer status by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
The only commercial company to earn this recognition in Kuwait
Kuwait, 18 April 2017: Alghanim Industries, one of the largest privately owned companies in the region was recently awarded Gold Approved Employer status by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), which is the global professional accounting body offering various levels of professional qualifications. This recognition is awarded to companies that exhibit the policies and best practices related to the support, exposure, and advancement opportunities to its ACCA trainees and members.
Earning the Gold Approved Employer status recognizes Alghanim Industries' high standards of staff training and development. It is a formal acknowledgment that the company is committed to providing learning and development opportunities to its Accounting employees.
In his comment, Chief Human Resources Officer at Alghanim Industries, George Lambros said: “It's a testament to the level of professionalism and a source of pride for Alghanim Industries to have the global professional accounting body, ACCA, recognize and appreciate what we do in terms of advancing the careers of our employees in the Finance and Accounting fields."
Lambros also reemphasized Alghanim Industries commitment towards talent saying: “We are committed to developing our employees' capabilities within the different businesses and functions of the company, and we deeply believe that our employees are our core asset."
Corporate Controller at Alghanim Industries, Henning Schlutt, commented on the value of this recognition on the Finance and Accounting employees saying: “ACCA provides a great learning platform for ambitious people in Finance, and I am convinced that our offering will benefit all of our Finance & Accounting teams."
Alghanim Industries has a proven track record of supporting the training of its talents in the fields of finance and accounting, and helping them to earn their own certifications. Earning the recognition by ACCA further cements the company's position as an “Employer of Choice" for candidates interested in jobs within the fields of Finance, regardless of their level.
About Alghanim Industries:
Alghanim Industries is one of the oldest and largest, privately-owned companies in the MENA region. Founded at the turn of the century, in Kuwait, the company today employs more than 14,000 people in 30 businesses across 40 countries in the Middle East, North Africa, Eastern Europe and Asia.
Alghanim Industries is a market leader in almost every major sector of its operations, which include: engineering, retail, automotive sales and service, insulation and pre-engineered steel building structures, logistics and warehousing, fast moving consumer goods, food & beverage, oil & gas, office automation, advertising, insurance, consumer credit and travel. The company is actively growing its brand portfolio, with a focus on top-tier global partners. Among them: Avis, British Airways, British Petroleum, Cathay Pacific, Daewoo, Honda, Saint-Gobain and Toshiba. Additionally, Alghanim Industries has created a number of successful regional businesses, including X-cite (consumer electronics), and Safat Home (lifestyle and home furniture).