Saudi Arabia - Alkhabeer Capital, an asset manager specializing in alternative investments, announced that it has been ranked first place among the “Best Workplaces for Women 2020” within the financial sector in the GCC and the second place among all companies by global workplace culture authority Great Place to Work.

Great Place to Work Institute recognized Alkhabeer Capital’s continuous efforts toward sustaining a high-trust and high-performing environment for female employees. The company was selected following extensive data gathering with a focus on the Trust Index survey averages rated by female employees, consideration of female ratio in the company and an audit of management policies and practices. This honor is taking place for the first time in the region, which included 40 organizations from different governmental and private sectors in the GCC.

Ahmed Saud Ghouth, chief executive of Alkhabeer Capital, said: “Women in Saudi Arabia are a crucial pillar of the community and a driving force for socioeconomic progress, making strong impact through their valuable contributions across diverse fields.”

He added: “We are proud to be recognized for supporting women empowerment in line with Saudi Vision 2030 as well as for our continuous efforts to champion the professional development of the female talent within our firm.”

“Women today face a unique set of challenges both in and out of the workplace, ranging from pay, fairness, empowerment, etc. The ‘Best Workplaces’ on this list have created a greater sense of fairness, collaboration, and professional development for female employees. These positive experiences empower them to bring their full potential to the workplace and to the world,” said Tanzeel Rahman, managing director, Great Place to Work Saudi Arabia.

Alkhabeer Capital was also recognized earlier as one of the “Best Workplaces 2020” by Great Place to Work Institute. It topped the list by obtaining first place within the financial sector in the Kingdom, while also ranking as fifth among all companies. The company also ranked second within the financial sector in the Middle East and ninth among all companies in the region.

Alkhabeer Capital, headquartered in Saudi Arabia, specializes in alternative investments and investment services. It is authorized by the Capital Market Authority.

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