ADCB participates in Abu Dhabi University Career Fair 2011 and holds third UAE National Forum in Al Ain

14 December 2011

Abu Dhabi, 14 Dec 2011: Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank ("ADCB") announced its participation in Abu Dhabi University Career Fair 2011, being held at Abu Dhabi University during 13-15 December 2011, where around 50 government and private companies are taking part and over 200 jobs and internship opportunities are offered.

In an initiative unique to the UAE banking industry and within the Emiratization strategy framework, ADCB held its third edition of the UAE National Forum for all Emirati officers and some executive staff members based in Al Ain city. The forum took place on 13th December at Al Ain Rotana Hotel and was attended by Board Directors and Senior Management members of the Bank, giving the Emiratis working at ADCB the opportunity to strengthen their network with each other. While showcasing ADCB's latest strategy on Emiratization, the forum presented key business trends and information on the development needs of Nationals across the UAE.

ADCB decided to participate in Abu Dhabi University Career Fair 2011 as it looks forward to strengthen and expand its ambitious Emiratization programms. The bank's commitment to Emiratization comes as part of its determination to help create sustainable economic development in Abu Dhabi and the UAE.

Ali Darwish, Head of Human Resources Group at ADCB said: "At ADCB, we recognize the importance of our role to boost the recruitment of national human force in the banking sector. This collaboration with the Abu Dhabi University is an excellent platform to support our Emiratization drive as well as help educate candidates looking at the banking industry as a potential career path. Banks continue to play a vital role within the UAE's economy and providing jobseekers with a better understanding of what is required is something we are proud to be able to do.

"ADCB has set ambitious targets for attracting, recruiting and educating young UAE nationals enabling them to fulfill their ambitions through securing a prosperous career future.

"We always endeavor to maintain our position as the employer of choice in the UAE by developing successful recruitment and internship programms for talented Emiratis." Ali concluded.