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Jotun Paints Wins 'Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Business Award 2007'

Published on 2008-03-21. Author : SpecialChem

Jotun Paints UAE Ltd (LLC), the leading producer of paints and surface coatings, has been awarded the prestigious 'Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Business Award 2007' as an 'Outstanding Manufacturer' in the UAE.

This most prestigious Business Award is under the patronage of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minster of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.

It was presented to Saeed Rashid Al Thani, Businees Development Manager, Jotun UAE by Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Emirates Group at a ceremony 4th March 2008.

The award is an initiative led by the Dubai Chamber of Commerce & Industry (DCCI) to recognise businesses that significantly contribute to the economic development of the UAE.

The winners of the award are selected according to a set of criteria, which measures their competencies in terms of overall management and performance. Under the 'management criteria' Jotun has excelled in the areas of leadership perspectives, strategic initiatives, quality imperatives, corporate culture and corporate social responsibility (CSR). According to DCCI any organisation that embraces this set of management criteria are most likely to show outstanding results within the 'performance criteria', which determines achievements in business output, outcome and impact.

Trine Finnevolden, General Manager and Peter Holyoak - Quality Assurance Manager of Jotun U.A.E. Ltd. (LLC)

"Over the last 33 years we have continued to grow and improved our business processes. However, this accolade is an exceptional honour for us, as it appreciates our contribution to the development of the rapidly-growing market in the UAE. We are proud and grateful to receive this award, and we thank the Dubai Chamber of Commerce & Industry for this wonderful honour", said Trine Finnevolden, General Manager, Jotun UAE.

"In addition to the prestige of receiving an award from prominent industry and government organisations, we definitely value the opportunity to benchmark ourselves against other manufacturing companies across the UAE. The feedback that we receive drives us to continually improve and create new initiatives to better address the needs of the market and the country's economy at large," concluded Peter Holyoak, Quality Assurance Manager, Jotun UAE.

Through the years, the company's operation has been guided by its strong leadership principles based on its core values of loyalty, care, respect and boldness and the implementation of strategic initiatives that are focused on profit, position, people and innovation. In addition to significant accomplishments in the sales, marketing and manufacturing front, Jotun Paints has also been acknowledged for sizeable investments in developing the quality of its human resources. Jotun's long term relationships with customers has been the result of dedication towards specific training programs and innovation, which provide team of professionals with accurate knowledge and competency that aid them in exceeding customer expectations.

Source: Jotun

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