OMINVEST celebrates Omani Women’s Day
Inaugurates special ‘Women Leadership Development Programme’
Aligned with its core values of excellence and collaboration, Oman International Development & Investment Company SAOG (OMINVEST) recently celebrated Omani Women’s Day with the inauguration of its ‘Leadership Development Programme for Women’, as well as a number of activities including team building and motivational speeches.
The day’s celebrations were centred around empowering the women working at OMINVEST, and marking the vital contribution they make to the success of the company. Attended by the Group CEO AbdulAziz Al Balushi and other members of the leadership team, it was the women of the organisation and their wellbeing that were at the centre of activities, with a speech by a female staff member and the announcement of the ‘Women Leadership Development Programme’ the highlight of the day.
A firm believer in the development of talents, AbdulAziz Al Balushi, Group CEO at OMINVEST, said, “Through our core values, we always seek to bring strategies to life that sharpen our people’s expertise and give them the confidence to succeed. Over 30% of our workforce, and out of 9, 2 of our board members, are women, and we hope for this percentage to grow in the coming time, across key functions. The ‘Leadership Development Programme for Women’ is an essential step in providing our female colleagues with equal opportunities to excel and exceed. It is also a right step in becoming more ESG-compliant, putting people at the centre of our activities.”
Al Balushi added, “Omani Women’s Day is a celebration of all the mothers, daughters, sisters and friends we are lucky to know. We are proud to take part in an occasion that ultimately sheds lights on their achievements in transforming our nation. At OMINVEST, we know that ensuring the empowerment and wellbeing of all our colleagues, but especially our female colleagues, will proof to elevate performance, productivity and organisational profitability, as well as help us accomplish more towards our purpose of “Transforming Businesses to Enrich Societies. I wish a Happy Omani Women’s Day to all the women of Oman.”
The ‘Leadership Development Programme for Women’ will see the upskilling of female Omani talents within OMINVEST at global standards, empowering them to take up future leadership positions. Executed by internationally recognised Leadership Management International (LMI), the programme is one of the many initiatives OMINVEST supports to work towards global ESG goals, adding long-standing value to the business and society at large by increasing the number of female leaders.
Founded in 1983, OMINVEST is one of the largest investment companies in the region. Its vision is to be an eminent investment group with significant global reach and impact. The company seeks to create value for all its stakeholders by prudently investing in growth sectors and markets while implementing innovative solutions, scalable platforms, and impactful initiatives.