• Abdul Latif Jameel Investments officially recognized by the Top Employers Institute (TEI)
  • One of only eight companies to be awarded in Saudi Arabia in 2019
  • The first Saudi family-owned company to ever have received the certification

Abdul Latif Jameel Commercial Development Company, working under the brand of  Abdul Latif Jameel Investments, has received a ‘Top Employers’ certification from the Top Employers Institute (TEI), recognizing the company as one of the best workplaces in Saudi Arabia in 2019. This prestigious award acknowledges Abdul Latif Jameel Investments’ excellence in providing outstanding working conditions for its employees.

TEI is the global authority on certifying excellence in employee conditions; they undertake comprehensive independent research to assess which organizations dedicate themselves to providing excellent working environments through progressive ‘people-first’ HR practices. Their results demonstrate that Abdul Latif Jameel Investments has achieved these standards and demonstrated its leadership status in the HR environment, offering exceptional employee conditions, nurturing talent through all levels of the organization, and striving to continuously optimize its employment practices.  

Abdul Latif Jameel Investments works on opening new horizons in commercial partnerships and investments across automotive, among other sectors. The strategic focus is on company establishment, merger and acquisition, and joint ventures along the business chain of Abdul Latif Jameel, such as vehicles body, oil, transportation and logistics, and integrated professional solutions.

Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors, Faisal Elsamannoudi said: “At Abdul Latif Jameel Investments, we are dedicated to securing outstanding conditions for our employees, enhancing our brand, as well as further developing the high standards for company’s performance. We commit to enhancing the internal policies to maintain a motivating workplace for our employees, based on the Abdul Latif Jameel company values: Respect, improvement, empowerment and leadership”.

Rowaid AlSawaf, Chief Corporate Officer, Abdul Latif Jameel Investments added: “We believe in the importance of providing the best workplace for our employees, where they can grow their capabilities and personal potential to achieve the company’s goals. Therefore, we worked persistently to be the best workplace for 2019 as part of our sustainable growth.”

TEI is dedicated to accelerating the impact of people strategies to enrich the world of work through certification, benchmarking and connecting Top Employers around the world. Through their certification program, they enable organizations to assess and improve their workplace environment. Established more than 25 years ago, the global Certification Program has recognized more than 1,500 employers in 118 countries – with the Certified Top Employers positively impacting the lives of over 6,000,000 employees globally.

David Plink, Chief Executive Officer, TEI, said: “We believe that the 2019 certified organizations demonstrate exceptional employee conditions and encourage the development of these practices by putting their people first. These companies help enrich the world of work with their outstanding dedication to HR excellence and because of this, they are recognized as an employer of choice.”

Abdul Latif Jameel is one of eight Saudi Arabian companies to be awarded in 2019 and is the first Saudi family-owned company to receive this prestigious certification.