DHL Express among nine organizations in the region selected for the prestigious award, following study by Aon
Dubai, UAE, November 04, 2018: DHL Express MENA has been recognized as an ‘Aon Best Employer in the Middle East’ by leading global professional services firm Aon. The results were announced at the Aon Best Employers Middle East 2018 Awards Ceremony at the Oberoi Hotel in Dubai. The 2018 Aon Best Employers Middle East winners were selected based on ranking consistently high levels for employee engagement, organizational agility, engaging leadership and strong talent focus.
Nour Suliman, CEO, DHL Express MENA, said: “Being named the best employer for four consecutive years is an achievement we should all be proud of; it is a humbling feeling to realize that we have successfully managed to create a friendly work environment that inspires, and promises high work ethics, and productivity. It is an absolute honour to be part of this winning team.”
This year, the competition was stronger than ever, with an increase of 26% in the number of participant’s year on year. The increase reflects the growing awareness amongst organizations in the Middle East of the importance of employee engagement and satisfaction as a key pillar of effective business strategy for attaining and maintaining competitive advantage. DHL Express has shined through and have won the AON Best Employer award in Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Saudi Arabia & UAE for the year 2018
Henry Fares, Vice President Human Resources (MENA), said: DHL Express MENA has always had and will continue to provide a pioneering approach regarding the innovation and development of its people culture. Motivated people, listening to our customers and enhancing our capabilities is key to our success. We know at DHL that there is a strong correlation between highly motivated and engaged employees and high productivity which ultimately leads to a stronger business performance; helping to position DHL as a market leader both regionally and globally.
The right people culture delivered consistently and with authenticity is a key competitive advantage, giving us a differentiator that is hard to match. In DHL Express we firmly believe it begins with the development, motivation & recognition of our employees achieved through the implementation of forward thinking HR initiatives. We are extremely proud of our MENA employees whose ambassadorship has contributed to this truly outstanding achievement