Tag Archives: Saudi Arabia

Zain Saudi Arabia Concludes 2015 with Record Financial Results


Revenues rise 9% for year with net losses for the year narrowing by 23%. – Gross profit margin reaches 59%, reflecting a record gross profit of SAR 3,951M. – Efficiency drive and improved vendor terms sees EBITDA rising by 48% with operating losses falling by 73% YoY Zain Saudi Arabia (Zain KSA) posted record financial results for the year ended …

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Alkhabeer Capital named one of the best places to work for in Saudi Arabia for the sixth time


Alkhabeer Capital , a leading asset management and investment firm, has been named the top financial services employer in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia by “Great Place to Work®”, and the fourth overall across all sectors in the Kingdom. Great Place to Work®, a global research, consulting and training firm, helps organizations create and sustain successful workplaces. Saudi Arabia’s Best …

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By 2030 Saudi Arabia can transform its economy, double GDP and create job opportunies for 6m Saudis

mckinsey global institue

The McKinsey Global Institute released its new report Saudi Arabia beyond oil: the investment and productivity transformation. This groundbreaking, year-long study explores one of the world’s largest and one of the least understood economies in the world. While much of the outside world has focused on the very real challenges the Kingdom faces, our analysis suggests that there is a …

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Orange Business Services to discuss digital transformation and smart cities in Saudi Arabia, as Silver Sponsor


2nd Saudi-French Business Opportunities Forum, 12-13 October 2015, Riyadh. Riyadh, Orange Business Services , a global telecom operator and IT solutions integrator, and part of the Orange Group, is supporting the Saudi-French Business Opportunities Forum in Riyadh, as a Silver Sponsor. Orange has been operating in Saudi Arabia for many years and will share its plans to support the digital …

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SABB Wins Global Finance Best Consumer Internet Bank and Best Corporate/Institutional Internet Bank in Saudi Arabia

David Dew, Managing Director, SABB

The Saudi British Bank (SABB) is named the best consumer internet bank and the best corporate/institutional internet bank in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for 2015, by Global Finance magazine recently. SABB won the two awards after being chosen by a world-class panel of judges based on a detailed set of criteria that included potency of digital consumer strategy, client …

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Saudi Arabia is looking to hire Software, Hardware, Telecom professionals


Monster Employment Index KSA grows 19 percent on the year. Advertising, Market Research, Public Relations, Media and Entertainment charts the steepest annual growth among industry sectors. Production/Manufacturing, Automotive and Ancillary registers the most notable decline in year-on-year hiring. Among occupation groups, Software, Hardware, Telecom registers the most notable growth in demand, year-on-year. The Monster Employment Index is a monthly gauge …

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GOIC hosts a meeting to discuss a methodology to assess the performance of Saudi SMEs


The Gulf Organization for Industrial Consulting ( GOIC ) held a meeting to discuss a project to develop a comprehensive annual methodology to assess SMEs in Saudi Arabia at the Organization’s headquarters in Doha, Qatar from the 27th till the 29th of July 2015. The Saudi Ministry of Commerce and Industry had tasked GOIC with this project. The meeting was …

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Eteach International extends reach to Levant markets


Teachings opportunities in Kingdoms of Saudi Arabia and Bahrain, Oman and Qatar also increase. Dubai – With the new academic year fast approaching, schools across the region are posting positions for teaching opportunities to coincide with the start of the new academic year; September 2015. Jordan is the latest market to post positions on Eteach International, the Dubai-based branch of …

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Logicom extends partnership with Autodesk to Qatar


Logicom, the leading regional Distributor of Technology Solutions and Services, has extended its distribution agreement with Autodesk to include Qatar, following a successful partnership in Saudi Arabia, Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq, Pakistan and recently Kuwait. Autodesk is a world leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment creation software. As of this month , Logicom will distribute in Qatar Autodesk product lines …

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Research Finds Enterprises in the Region Not Prepared for Digital Future


Study Highlights “Information Generation” Creating New Demands for Enterprises; 40% of Respondents Admit Not Knowing How to Get Value from Their Data. New global research from Institute For The Future peers into the psyche and impact of the Information Generation. 62% of respondents in the Middle East agree that the rapid adoption of third platform technologies is changing customer behaviour …

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