Dubai — The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry on Wednesday announced the conclusion of the eighth cycle of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Business Award by honouring 20 companies at an award ceremony held at the Madinat Jumeirah Arena.
The high profile award ceremony was attended by Shaikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai; Shaikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, president of the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, and chairman and CEO of Emirates airline and group, and ministers, heads of government departments, dignitaries, board members of Dubai Chamber, representatives of business councils and groups, a large number of businessmen and members of the media.
The winners, from a cross-section of business establishments, were honoured for their exceptional performance in fostering growth and innovation and a culture of excellence in the country and the region.
The award in the finance category went to Emirates NBD, Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank, Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank, Union National Bank and Sharjah Islamic Bank.
Shayne Nelson, group CEO Emirates NBD, said: “Being recognised by the government of Dubai at the MRM Business Excellence Awards reflects Emirates NBD’s growing strengths as a service-oriented organisation. In a highly competitive environment, service excellence is the keystone of our customer offering, evidenced in our mission statement.”
The awards in the services category were presented to World Security, du, RAK Hospital and British Orchard Nursery.
The trade category awards were presented to Arabian Automobiles, Union Cooperative Society, Eppco Lubricants and Aster Pharmacy Group.
Awards in the manufacturing category were presented to Drydocks World — Dubai and Kimoha Entrepreneurs Ltd.
The award in the transport and logistics category was received by School Transport Services LLC while the award in the construction category was received by NPCC — National Petroleum Construction Company.