Kuwait – 26, December 2019: Burgan Bank, a progressive financial powerhouse in Kuwait and the region, announced its latest recognitions earned during the Annual Brilliance Awards which took place in the prestigious Le Méridien Hotel in London. Attended by 3 leaders of Burgan Bank Human Resources & development team, the Bank won the prestigious awards for exemplary HR leadership in addition to delivering outstanding results under employee engagement, overall performance, effective hiring procedures and stronger employee retention.
The International awards reflect Burgan Bank’s progression over the years and its investment in attracting and maintaining high caliber employees to carry the proud legacy forward. The annual HR Brilliance Awards commends Human Resource strategies that make innovative and valuable contributions to improving respective business performances.
The Brilliance Awards by BOC Global Events & Training Group highlight a high standard of commitment to excellence among practitioners and consultants in a range of fields. By entering these awards, organizations make a public statement that they are willing to stand up for best practice and be judged by their peers. Consistently, simplicity emerged as a key theme and benchmarking methodology in this year’s winning entries. Clear objectives and disciplined execution were the hallmark standards of the submissions that caught the judge’s eyes in 2019. After implementing a scoring mechanism, BOC selected Burgan Bank as top winner in two Categories – “Brilliance in Employee Engagement in HR” and “HR Professional of the Year”.
The ‘International Brilliance in Employee Engagement in HR award was won based on Burgan Bank’s HR team’s ability to recruit a skilled workforce of national talents and adding value to the business as a whole. The dynamic Bank won the judges over after having adopted a comprehensive 360 approach, ranging from integrating brand values to running a stable system of protocols to establishing lasting corporate partnerships.
Winning the ‘HR Professional of the Year’ award for applying best practices and a successful strategy, Ms. Halah El Sherbini, impressed the judges with her visionary leadership and use of modern HR digital and technological advancements in optimizing the efficiency of the staff.
Group Human Resources & Development Officer at Burgan Bank Group - Ms. Halah El Sherbini said, “We are extremely proud of our HR Team, and this award goes to each and every one of the HR staff for their amazing efforts and contributions during 2019. This is just the start of our growth plan towards providing the best in terms of employee experience amidst the exciting digital transformation we are undergoing currently. Through employee empowerment backed by a competitive strategy on acquiring more experienced and proficient Kuwaiti professionals, we aim to continue to be the employer of choice and a model for increased adaptability and positive work culture. Congratulations to us all!”
Burgan Bank’s Senior Manager of Learning & Development, Mrs. Ghada El-Kadi said: “We are proud Burganers standing out among an arena of international professionals and this could not have been possible without the visionary leadership of our Ms. Halah El Sherbini and her constant pursuit for excellence. She truly embodies our brand values and has created a safe and thriving environment based on trust, commitment, and progression. This approach is reaping results bringing us prominence on global platforms by acclaimed awarding bodies, hence, a well-deserved award as ‘HR Professional of the Year’.”
BOC Global Events & Training Group is a professional global event organizer and corporate training provider, dedicated to help organizations to create new market space or a “blue ocean”, thereby making the competition irrelevant. Based in London, BOC has delivered its knowledge to corporations worldwide including Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia. Whilst having a reputation for delivering the highest quality events, and with many years’ experience, the company has grown with an ever changing market and built an extensive portfolio. The event incorporated an entertainment show, distribution of awards and a festive dinner that entertained more than 400 professionals from organizations from all over the globe.