More than 100 employees of DP World, UAE Region have been honoured for outstanding performance, innovation and creativity at the annual "Taqdeer" Awards ceremony hosted by the premier regional port operator under the theme of "Celebrating Excellence".
"Taqdeer", which is Arabic for "appreciation", is an initiative launched by DP World, UAE Region in 2010 to recognise individual employees' efforts to improve work processes, enhance efficiency, reduce cost and protect the environment.
At a gala ceremony, Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Chairman, DP World, Mohammed Al Muallem, Senior Vice President and Managing Director, DP World, UAE Region, Chief Operations Officer Mohammed Ali Ahmed and Director - Human Resources Masoud Al Noori presented certificates and awards to the winners.
Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Chairman, DP World, said, "Our people are our most valuable asset and we are committed to nurturing them by encouraging individual performance and work excellence. DP World's emphasis on proactively cultivating a dynamic and inspiring work environment is one of the key factors driving the company's success. While our operations may be geographically diverse, the values of team work, commitment and leadership are deeply rooted in our people across our global portfolio, and nowhere more so than in DP World, UAE Region." Mohammed Al Muallem, Senior Vice President and Managing Director, DP World UAE Region, said, "As the region's largest port operator, we always seek to establish strong ties with our people who are the frontline with our customers.
The 'Taqdeer' programme was established as a formal, ongoing system of recognition for those who stand out among our hard working employees and as a vehicle of encouragement for the others to pitch in with their best performance. We are delighted to see so many of our staff worthy of the Taqdeer Award and we heartily congratulate them."
Masoud Al Noori, Director - Human Resources Department, DP World, UAE Region, said "At DP World, UAE Region we support our employees in their work and beyond with a strong focus on personal development and innovation. We are committed to our human capital and we believe that by recognising the exceptional performance of our employees, we encourage them to reach for even higher goals."