Alshaya named one of Gulf's 10 best employers

Only retailer to make top ten in Arabian Business’ best employer list

Kuwait, 12 October 2011: M.H. Alshaya has been named as one of the Gulf’s top ten best employers by leading GCC business magazine Arabian Business. The rankings which take into account a number of different factors including salary, benefits, chances of promotion, working conditions, perks — and also the quality of the people you will be working for, were revealed this week. Alshaya was the only retailer to make the top ten.

Mohammed Alshaya, Executive Chairman of M.H. Alshaya says, “The need to create rewarding private sector jobs in the Middle East has never been more pressing, that’s why building a great workplace is one of our top priorities at Alshaya. We believe it is vital to foster a working environment that is exciting, innovative and industry leading. Being recognized by Arabian Business for our efforts in this sphere is something that we value, as we are fully committed not only to creating jobs but to creating lasting careers for everyone who joins the Alshaya team.”

M.H. Alshaya is a leading international franchise operator for over 55 of the world’s most recognized retail brands. It owns and operates over 2,000 stores in 17 countries and employs around 22,000 people from more than 80 nationalities.