Kuwait Finance House (KFH) - Bahrain, one of the leading Islamic banks in the Kingdom of Bahrain, organized its annual staff gathering virtually through the internal communication platform on the 24th of February 2021.
During the annual gathering, Kuwait Finance House-Bahrain showcased its most prominent successes and accomplishments for the year 2020 and discussed the Bank’s goals and future plans with staff members. The Bank honored several employees for their outstanding achievements and recognized employees who have achieved 5, 10 and 15 years of employment with KFH-Bahrain.
Mr. Abdulhakeem Alkhayyat, the Managing Director and CEO expressed his gratitude for the exceptional effort put forth by the Bank’s employees in 2020 in spite of all the challenges faced during COVID-19, and stated that, “We have constantly received positive feedback from our clients regarding our employees’ professionalism, and we take great pride in their commitment and dedication towards our customers.”
Mr. Alkhayyat added “2020 was an exceptional year for everyone, and KFH-Bahrain was keen to keep pace with the changes that rose due to the pandemic, by launching various initiatives to support both customers and employees remotely. Moreover, KFH-Bahrain is fully committed to its role towards the Kingdom and its community, and will continue to contribute towards the enhancement of the Kingdoms economy and the banking sector.
We were able to achieve good results in 2020 despite the pandemic, and, this goes back to the efforts of all KFH-Bahrain employees and the strong digital infrastructure of the Bank. We look forward to further enhancing our digital solutions, which aim to develop and fully digitalize our banking services, as well as enhancing the work environment for our employees to streamline and support them in the efficiency of their work” he added.
Mr. Abdulhakeem concluded by expressing his immense gratitude and appreciation to the government of the Kingdom of Bahrain and the National Taskforce for combating COVID-19 for their continuous efforts during the pandemic and in supporting the economy. He also expressed appreciation to the Board Members and Management for their active role in supporting all the initiatives and strategies accomplished by the Bank during the last year.
Ms. Sara Zainalabedin, Head of Human Resources at Kuwait Finance House-Bahrain commented:
“We have aimed over the past year to further align our Human Resources strategic plans and to implement new initiatives that support and enable all KFH-Bahrain members to be more prepared for the new realities and the future of work. The virtual gathering gave us the opportunity to discuss these initiatives with all KFH-Bahrain members, and to introduce the newly launched ‘Better Life’ Employee Wellbeing Program which aims to safeguard and sustain employee health and to achieve better performance in all aspects of life.”