Alkhabeer Capital Recognized Among 2020 Best Workplaces for Women in GCC by Great Place to Work®
- Alkhabeer Capital ranked first place among 2020 Best Workplaces for Women within the financial sector
in the GCC.
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia – 5 October 2020: Alkhabeer Capital, the asset manager specializing in alternative investments, announced that it has been ranked first place among 2020 Best Workplaces for Women within the financial sector in the GCC and the second place among all companies by the leading global workplace culture authority Great Place to Work®.
The exceptional corporate culture and leading position of Alkhabeer Capital was reinforced by Great Place to Work® Institute in appreciation of the Company’s continuous efforts towards sustaining a high-trust and high-performing environment for female employees. It was selected following extensive data gathering with a focus on the Trust Index© survey averages rated by female employees, consideration of female ratio in the company and an audit of management policies and practices. This honor is taking place for the first time in the region, which included 40 organizations from different governmental and private sectors in the GCC.
Commenting on this achievement, Mr. Ahmed Saud Ghouth, Chief Executive Officer of Alkhabeer Capital, said: “Women in Saudi Arabia are a crucial pillar of the community and a driving force for the socioeconomic progress, making strong impact through their valuable contributions across diverse fields.”
He added: “We are proud to be recognised for supporting women empowerment in line with the Saudi Vision 2030 as well as for our continuous efforts to champion the professional development of the female talent within our firm.”
“Women today face a unique set of challenges both in and out of the workplace ranging from pay, fairness, empowerment, etc. The Best Workplaces on this list have created a greater sense of fairness, collaboration, and professional development for female employees. These positive experiences empower them to bring their full potential to the workplace and to the world,” said Tanzeel Rahman, Managing Director, Great Place to Work® Saudi Arabia.
Alkhabeer Capital was also recognized earlier as one of the 2020 Best Workplaces by Great Place to Work® Institute. It topped the list by obtaining first place within the financial sector in the Kingdom, while also ranking as fifth among all companies. The Company also ranked second within the financial sector in the Middle East and ninth among all companies in the region.
Alkhabeer Capital, headquartered in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, specializes in alternative investments and investment services. It is authorized by the Capital Market Authority (license number 07074-37).
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