Al-Futtaim Group exceeds target, reaches 13.4% Emiratisation rate in 2023

  • Date: 08-Feb-2024
  • Source: Zawya
  • Sector:Real Estate
  • Country:UAE
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Al-Futtaim Group exceeds target, reaches 13.4% Emiratisation rate in 2023

- Demonstrating an Unwavering Commitment to National Talent Development, the Group Exceeds its Emiratisation Target, Reinforcing its Leadership in Supporting the UAE’s Vision for a Skilled Emirati Workforce

Dubai, UAE – Al-Futtaim Group, a leading diversified and progressive, privately held regional family business headquartered in Dubai, has surpassed its Emiratisation target of 10 per cent to achieve an impressive rate of 13.4 per cent in 2023. This reflects the Group’s commitment to empowering Emirati talents by providing employment opportunities and supporting their professional growth.

Mira Omar Al Futtaim, Chairperson of the Al-Futtaim Group Emiratisation Council, emphasised that the Group attributes great importance to Emiratisation and supports national strategies in this regard, saying “The Group has been relentlessly striving and embarking on numerous initiatives to enhance the participation of Emirati competencies as well as develop their skills, under the umbrella of the Emiratisation strategy in Al-Futtaim Group. These efforts have resulted in exceeding target and achieving unprecedented levels of Emirati cadre participation across our various taskforces.”

This achievement came within two years of the Al-Futtaim Group introducing its Emiratisation strategy. This strategy serves as an integrated framework for the Group's initiatives and programs aimed at promoting the participation of Emirati competencies in the labour