Kuwait City: KAMCO Investment Company, a leading investment company with one of the largest AUMs in the region, participated in the American University of Kuwait’s (AUK) 15th Annual Career Fair as a gold sponsor. KAMCO regularly participates in the annual event hosted by AUK that serves as an additional platform for students to network and seek employment opportunities with a variety of local companies.
At the event, KAMCO representatives from the Human Resources Department greeted students and alumni who were seeking career advice, internship programs and job opportunities. On an annual basis, KAMCO offers exclusive internship programs for college students and recent graduates. The programs include on the job training in addition to a learning curve that is structured to add significant value to each intern’s existing talent and intelligence.
Reem Al-Refai, Senior Vice President and Head of the Human Resources Department at KAMCO, said, “We would like to thank the organizers for putting together such an event that serves as a key tool to bridge the gap between employers and young job seekers. Over the years we have witnessed positive effects on employment outcomes and interacted with many talented individuals. Aside from job opportunities, we believe that students attending the event can obtain valuable interview and job search experience from our seasoned professionals.”
Al-Refai continued noted that the department supports educational and youth empowerment initiatives that positively impact the community. These initiatives are inline with KAMCO’s ongoing commitment to support local schools and universities in providing valuable career advice and guidance that will help inspire the future generations.
“With the various platforms available today, employers can begin to guide students at a young age to follow their aspirations and get a better understanding of the opportunities available in the market. Given that, we will continue to participate in events that empower the youth and allow them to make more informed decisions about their desired career paths,” added Al-Refai.
KAMCO Investment Company K.S.C (Public) is a premier investment company based in Kuwait. The Company is one of the leading investment providers in the Gulf region in terms of assets under management (AUM) and is regulated by the Capital Markets Authority.
Established in 1998 and listed on the Boursa Kuwait in 2003, KAMCO is a subsidiary of United Gulf Bank (UGB). In 2018, KAMCO acquired a majority stake of 69.528% in Global Investment House K.S.C.C. (“Global”).
The Company has established itself as a regional leader in providing innovative products and services to its clients, enabling it to increase AUM to over USD 12.97 billion (as of 31 December 2018) and achieve a strong track record of 131 successful investment banking transactions worth around USD20.4 billion (as of 31 December 2018).
With almost two decades worth of experience in conducting business with in investment industry, KAMCO has successfully established a robust reputation in the region, driven by its performance, prudent and conservative investment philosophy, solid business model and fundamental belief in implementing the highest standards of transparency, which has consistently commanded the goodwill of a wide and growing patron-base.
Through its strategy, the Company aims to continue building upon its core competencies to provide the MENA region with innovative investment management consultancy and services, in addition to financial services that meet the needs of clients through value-added investment products and a cautious investment approach that is supported by an experienced team and strong track record.
KAMCO Investment Company (DIFC) Limited (KAMCO DIFC) is a wholly owned subsidiary of KAMCO Investment Company, incorporated in the Dubai International Financial Centre and regulated by the Dubai Financial Services Authority.
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