Corporate World

In line with its corporate social responsibility (CSR) program, Imdaad, a leading provider of integrated facilities and environment solutions in the GCC, recently organised the ‘Imdaad Blood Donation Campaign’ within the premises of its Jebel Ali Headquarters. Held under the theme ‘1 Pint of Blood Can Save 3 Lives. Give the Gift of Life, Donate Blood,’ the event drew a large number of employees, including senior management, to donate blood which was turned over to Latifa Hospital in Dubai.

To help design the infrastructure for the Jain SRM Ashram, a spiritual healing center in Dharampur, India, Tata Consulting Engineers Ltd. used Bentley software. Tata Consulting’s goal was to complete the project at optimal cost, utilize Smart concepts for energy efficiency and space utilization, and build for 100-year sustainability.

Dabur International, one of the most trusted and recognized personal and healthcare companies in the world, has announced the launch of its Dabur Herb’l Smokers Toothpaste in the Middle East. With the launch, the company has unveiled a new concept in toothpastes that addresses the dental problems of the smoking community. Its herbal formula fights seven signs of smoker’s teeth, including hard yellow stains caused by nicotine, increased build up of plaque and tartar, and bad breath, resulting in extremely white teeth and long-lasting freshness.

Recent industry reports have shown that more than 5.8 million tourists from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia travelled abroad in 2015, which reflects a 2.4 per cent increase as compared to 2014, with total expenses of around SAR 24.1 billion which indicate a growth rate of 11 per cent. According to these reports, the trips focused mainly on vacation travel, visits to relatives, business-related trips, study purposes, medical treatments and others.

Gulf Navigation Holding PJSC (DFM: GULFNAV), the Dubai-based shipping company, has confirmed the appointment of Parag Jain as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). The confirmation is a welcome move as Jain has been serving in the capacity of acting CEO since May of this year. With over 20 years of experience in the marine and maritime industry, Parag’s dynamic leadership and proficiency in the business is expected to help steer the company’s journey towards more growth and development.