On the occasion of Labor Day, BBK celebrates the loyalty of 63 long-standing employees at a ceremony headed by the Chief Executive Mr. A.Karim Bucheery which was hosted at the Gulf Hotel Convention Centre on the 29th of April, 2012.
The 63 BBK employees were awarded for their 35, 30, 25, 20, 15 and 10 years of service with cash prizes and recognition plaques. Following the honoring ceremony a luncheon was held in their honor, attended by the Executive Management team.
At the event, Mr. A.Karim Bucheery thanked the employees for their notable contributions to BBK’s development and their loyalty to the organization. He emphasized on BBK’s strategy to build the Bank’s human capabilities and invest in training in order to retain talented individuals.
Addressing the group, Mr. Bucheery said: “We believe our people are our number one asset with the highest degree of competence, integrity and professionalism. In 2011, BBK was able to produce an acceptable financial performance thanks to the excellence of the people that we work with. The Bank is proud to embrace a team of experts and of high caliber standard individuals, and will continue to invest in its employees capabilities through specialized training programs within and outside the Kingdom.”
Mr. A.Hussain Bustani, Assistant General Manager, Human Resources and Administration also stressed that the Bank’s priority is talent retention especially in light of the growing competition and added: “The Bank always strives to reward its employees in various ways through schemes such as the Employee of the Month, Star Service Excellence Award, as well as the years of Service Award.”
The award ceremony, which is held on an annual basis, is part of BBK’s approach to reward its employees’ dedication and appreciate their continuous efforts and loyalty.