The GCC GOV HR Awards highlights and awards key industry experts and leading corporations in the HR sector

The GCC GOV HR Awards highlights and awards key industry experts and leading corporations in the HR sector

ABU DHABI- Held in conjunction with the prestigious 7th Annual GOV HR Summit and organized by QNA International, the coveted GCC GOV HR Awards took place on the 16th October at Rixos Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi. The awards honored the industry experts and leading corporations for their excellent innovations, strategies and out-of-the box ideas in the HR sector that have resulted growth in the GCC region. This exclusive by-invite only conference included thought-provoking panel-discussions that highlighted Intelligent Leadership, Youth Empowerment and People first initiatives, bringing the HR sector closer and stronger.

The GCC GOV HR Awards has a total of 20 categories within which there are 17 organizational level and 3 individual level. This year, there are new introductions to the categories including Woman Leader of the Year, HR Innovation of the Year, Best Employee Benefit and Well Being Strategy of the Year, Outstanding Public Sector HR Initiative and Best Leadership Development Program.

  • Women Leader of the Year Award – Rasha Abdulrahman Al – Shobaily, Saudi Shura Council, KSA
  • Women Leader of the Year Award – Sheikha Dr. Alia AlQassimi, First Emirati Aesthetic Gynecologist, UAE
  • Women Leader of the Year Award – Areej Mohsin Haider Darwish, Chairperson, Mohsin Haider Darwish LLC, Oman
  • Best Leadership Development Program – Riyad Bank, KSA
  • Most Distinctive Learning & Development Strategy – Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority, UAE
  • Organization of the Year for Women Empowerment – Federal Competitiveness & Statistics Authority, UAE
  • Best Employee Benefits and Well Being Strategy – Masdar, Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company, UAE
  • Excellence in Talent Management Award – Roads and Transport Authority, UAE & The Saudi National Anti-Corruption Commission, KSA
  • Organization of the Year for Youth Empowerment – Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority (SAGIA), KSA
  • GCC GOV HR Team of the Year – Abu Dhabi Police, UAE & The Ministry of State for Federal National Council Affairs | MFNCA, UAE
  • Outstanding Change Management Strategy – Royal Hospital, Oman
  • Innovation in Employee Engagement – Oman Shipping Company, Oman
  • Best Nationalization Initiative in the GCC – Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company, PJSC “du”, UAE
  • GOV HR Leader of the YearBrigadier Mohammed Obaid Al Dhaheri, General Director of Human Resources, Ministry of Interior, UAE
  • Organization of the Year for the Best Happiness InitiativeSecurities & Commodities Authority, UAE
  • Public Sector HR Innovation of the YearMinistry of Civil Service, KSA
  • Best Nationalization Initiative in the Private Sector Gulf Bank of Kuwait
  • Innovation in Employee Engagement in Private Sector – Majid Al Futtaim, UAE
  • Digital HR Award of the Year Etisalat, UAE
  • HR Team of the Year in the Private Sector – Riyadh Airports Company, KSA
  • Making an Impact on Nationalization – Expo 2020
  • People First Leader Award, H.E. Dr. Sultan Al Jaber, CEO – ADNOC Group, UAE
  • Happiness First Leader Award – E. Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO, Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), UAE
  • Appreciation
  • In Recognition of your Valuable Support – Human Resources Development Fund, KSA

Commenting on the success of the event, Ackash Jain, Director, QnA International says “The GCC GOV HR Awards 2019 provides everyone with a unique platform and gives an exclusive opportunity to celebrate and highlight excellence in the human resource sector. We have had some elite decision makers and the most influential high profile audience who have been part of this prestigious event. The overall conference and awards builds relationships and discusses the latest trends and insights that are shaping the HR industry.”

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