MUSCAT, 22 April 2013 - Bank Muscat, the flagship financial services provider in the Sultanate, has won a prestigious HR Leadership award in recognition of vital contributions to moulding the finest Omani talents. For the second time, Salim Al Kaabi, DGM – Human Resources, was conferred with the HR Leadership Award hosted by the Employer Branding Institute, CMO Asia.
Bank Muscat was cited as a best employer brand with a distinct identity visible through HR practices, polices and strategy. The award acknowledged exemplary excellence in learning and development initiatives; distinctiveness in employee hiring; training and retention practices and continuous innovation.
Salim al Kaabi said: “We are greatly honoured to be chosen for this prestigious award. Bank Muscat considers intellectual capital as corporate asset and managing employee potential as a crucial element of delivering shareholder value. The bank pursues effective engagement of employee retention and optimal performance of the workforce.”Bank Muscat’s achievements in the development of human resources have been consistently recognised locally and internationally. Bank Muscat is the first bank in the world to receive PCMM Level-3 certification for benchmark human resources processes. Notable achievements include the Hewitt recognition as the Middle East’s Best Employer and the Investor in People award. On several occasions, the Ministry of Manpower has appreciated the bank’s human resources development initiatives.