Weber Shandwick MENA has been honoured by the Great Place to Work® Institute UAE with a place in this year’s top five rankings of best places to work within the country.
Marking the highest ranking ever for the Public Relations and Communications consultancy, who has been featured consecutively in the top ten in 2014, 2015 and 2016, Weber Shandwick MENA were listed as number five on this year’s list.
Part of a global research, training and consultancy firm that recognises the best workplaces in over 50 countries worldwide, the Great Place to Work® UAE results recognise companies within the region who are committed to creating a workplace culture where employees feel motivated, valued, proud and strongly supported by Senior Management within the organisation.
Ziad Hasbani, Weber Shandwick MENA CEO, said: ‘We are thrilled to have been selected as the fifth greatest place to work in the UAE. It’s a great achievement for us, especially when creating a positive working environment for our staff is at the very heart of what Weber Shandwick MENA represents as an organisation. We fully recognise the impact that a happy, stable and passionate team has on our business success and growth. Balancing both the performance of a fast-growing business and the wellbeing of our employees is key for us and as such, we look forward to continuing to work with Great Place to Work UAE® and utilising the many tools the institute provides to help us drive the development and happiness of our award-winning team to the next level.”
Weber Shandwick MENA is part of the MCN Group (Middle East Communications Network). Discussing Weber Shandwick MENA’s success in this year’s listings, MCN Group CEO, Ghassan Harfouche, said: “I congratulate Weber Shandwick MENA on the fantastic achievement of being recognised with a place in the top five greatest places to work in the UAE. It comes as no surprise to me as I’m often struck by the energy and atmosphere in Weber Shandwick MENA offices. Under Ziad Hasbani’s leadership they have harvested a fantastic culture of learning, and together built an unrivalled in-house support system to inspire and encourage greatness within the team.”