ADCB wins Human Resources Development Award

24 February 2009

Abu Dhabi, 24 February 2009: For the third year in a row, Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank wins the Human Resources Development Award in Emiratization in the banking industry. The Award was bestowed during a ceremony within the 11th edition of the National Career Exhibition at the Expo Centre Sharjah by His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qassimi, Member of Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah to Mr. Ala'a Eraiqat, CEO of ADCB.

His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qassimi commended ADCB's management efforts in their endeavor to interpret and implement the directions of the Government towards encouraging a prosperous and professional future for the UAE Nationals in this vital economic field.

Receiving the Award, Mr. Ala'a Eraiqat thanked His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qassimi for honoring ADCB with such accolade as the best bank in the realization of Emiratization in the UAE banking industry.

ADCB has been operating according to its strategic plan to increase the percentage of the UAE National professional and talented employees among its personnel to reach the desired goal of Emiratization, which is strengthening national competencies in the banking sector.

" We have successfully increased the number of UAE Nationals being trained and employed within most of the bank's departments and branches spread all over the UAE. We are committed to building on our existing achievements in the Emiritization process and will continue to strive towards aligning the bank with the Governments Strategy on Emiritization." Mr. Ala'a stated.