On October 31, the leading global smartphone brand, OPPO – in association with its exclusive distributor in Qatar, Prime Distribution and Trading Company (PDTC) – ceremoniously launched the first OPPO Retail Store in Qatar. It is also the first OPPO Brand Store in the Middle East.
Present at the inauguration ceremony was the General Manager of PDTC, Mr. Mohammad Imran, Sales Director of OPPO Middle East Mr.Vikas Pachnanda and OPPO Qatar Country Manager Ms.Yuan Meng.
Speaking about the new venture, Mr. Imran said: “Our association with OPPO is not new and we are glad to partner with them in launching their first store in Qatar. The brand is performing exceptionally well and is one of the top players in the region.”
The new OPPO Retail Store has the full brand line-up of mobile phones and accessories and has been designed to engage customers while encouraging them to explore and appreciate the craftsmanship and technological features of OPPO’s product range.
Also, the store has an after-sales station that can provide customer support and assistance, including walk-in repair for OPPO mobile devices.
The store is located at Plaza Mall, Building No. 355, Zone 56, Street 100, Asian Town, Doha.
Celebrating the successful completion of the Ali Bin Ali (ABA) & Harvard Manage Mentor Program, ABA Holding’s HR Department organized a certification ceremony for 56 staff members from different divisions who graduated with flying colors.
At an exclusive event held on October 31, 2019 at Em Sherif Restaurant, the graduates were awarded certificates and appreciated for achieving professional recognition. Apart from the 56 awardees, present at the event was Group Human Resources General Manager Aldrine Austine Fernandez and other senior representatives from the management.
The event began with a pictorial recap of Ali Bin Ali Holding and Harvard Business School Publishing’s journey through the Harvard Manage Mentor Program. The months of effort put in by the students was reflected in the story.
Opening the event, Group Learning and Development Manager Eleni Ntoulaveri congratulated the graduates and said: “We are extremely proud of our staff who have put in additional effort, above and beyond their highly demanding jobs, to elevate their skills and knowledge. It is very satisfying to see how the number of graduates every year is consistently increasing. An organization is only as good as its people and Ali Bin Ali Holding is always keen on investing in the potential of its employees.”
This was followed by a ceremony where certificates were handed over to each of the graduates by the GMs and COOs of different divisions.
Ali Bin Ali Holding presented the certificates in collaboration with Harvard Business School Publishing to acknowledge completion and understanding of the principles, approaches and best practices presented in Ali Bin Ali & Harvard Manage Mentor.
The program was part of the company’s efforts to support its employees by providing an opportunity to attend professional training and achieve certification with the Institute of Certified Professional Managers. Marking it a perfect ending, the evening concluded with the guests socializing and enjoying some light snacks.
We congratulate the graduates and wish them all the best!
Ali Bin Ali Holding organized the special ‘Lights-off’ campaign as part of the group’s CSR activities and support for Qatar Sustainability Week 2019, organized by the Qatar Green Building Council under the patronage of H.E. Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al-Thani, Prime Minister and Minister of Interior.
The campaign was in line with Qatar National Vision 2030.
As part of the program, all lights in the 11-storey Head Office building of the company were switched off every day of the Sustainability Week (October 26 – November 3) for two hours, from 9pm to 11pm.
Speaking about the initiative, The Group Corporate Communications Manager Mr. Imad Hashim said: “Ali Bin Ali Holding is always keen to support all endeavors to save the environment and raise awareness among its employees about the same. The week-long initiative served as a unique and distinguishing platform to promote a culture of sustainability and showcase ABA’S support towards achieving the nation’s sustainable development goals.”
As one of the latest addition to the Parisian Department store, Ali Bin Ali Holding’s Galeries Lafayette Doha launched the luxury skincare brand MZ Skin in October 2019.
Founded by Dr. Maryam Zamani, a highly respected Oculoplastic Surgeon & Facial Aesthetics doctor, MZ SKIN is an award-winning skincare brand that performs, with a focus on anti-ageing and skin health.
With her vast experience in surgery and skin rejuvenation, Dr. Zamani is an anti-ageing powerhouse; the launch of her brand three years ago has changed the perception of clinical skincare from purely functional to a sensory experience.
Treasured by A-list and Royal clientele including Elle Macpherson, Gwyneth Paltrow, Arizona Muse, Selma Blair and Princess Charlene of Monaco, MZ Skin is a perfect addition to the exclusive brand portfolio of Galeries Lafayette Doha.