News 2007

May 2007


Samba Won the Year's Best National Institution for Employment Al Eisa Stresses the Bank's Continued Saudization Efforts

His Royal Highness Prince Salman Bin Abdulaziz, Riyadh Governor, handed over to Mr. Eisa Al Eisa, Samba's Managing Director and CEO, the 1427/1428 "Best Employment" Award, granted annually from the Institute of Public Administration to the best national institution that employs the largest number of the Institute's graduates, and in appreciation to Samba's efforts in sponsoring the "Eleventh Graduate and Job Day" organized by the Institute on Sunday 10/5/1428 (27/5/2007), under patronage of his Royal Highness Prince Salman Bin Abdulaziz, Riyadh Governor.

This year's Award ranks Samba on top of the most reacting and initiative Saudi banks in providing employment opportunities for the Institute graduates. Winning this accolade for the third time, after 1422/1433 and 1423/1424, emphasizes Samba's continued efforts to provide suitable jobs for the Institute graduates and serve the community through encouraging and adopting Saudi employment programs as well as human resources development programs.

Mr. Eisa Al Eisa, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Samba Financial Group, pointed out that the this Award ascertains Samba' firm commitment to attract Saudi cadres including the Institute graduates. It also represents a recognition from a highly reputable and credible training, professional and research body, i.e. the Institute of Public Administration, of Samba's efforts in employing the Institute graduates, reflecting the strong ties and partnership between the Institute and Samba with the ultimate goal to serve the community.

"Samba, through assuming its leading role in the banking sector, will proceed with its strategy to support national talents, provide proper employment opportunities to competent nationals, develop their professional careers in conformance with our leaders directions, and enable them to contribute to the development of all sectors and areas, based on the crucial role that human resources can play in the comprehensive development throughout the Kingdom" said Al Eisa.

Samba has participated in the Eleventh Graduate and Job Day as the main Sponsor, with effective presence in the associated show, during which it offered job and training opportunities to the Institute graduates, received applications to join Samba's job and training programs, based on the remarkable skills of the graduates and their potential for career development.