Saudization Award to JTCL Baskin Robbins


Kingdom’s favorite ice cream company receives Saudi recruitment award for third year running

Jeddah, September 2013: At an event organized by Bab Rizq Jameel to recognize its clients for their excellent Saudization achievements, the Minister of Labor, His Excellency Eng. Adel Fakeeh, presented an award to Jumeirah Trading Company LLC – (JTCL Baskin-Robbins KSA) for its outstanding record of success in employing Saudi nationals in its kingdom-wide network of sales outlets.

Commenting on the award, Abdulmonem Suliman, Acting General Manager, of Galadari Ice Cream Company, the parent company of JTCL Baskin-Robbins KSA, said: “We have established a very happy working relationship with Bab Rizq Jameel and are delighted at receiving this award from them for the third year running, having previously received it in 2011 and 2012. At Jumeirah Trading Company we give Saudization high priority and by recruiting through the excellent services of Bab Rizq Jameel we have achieved a high percentage of Saudi employees in line with our policy to make a significant contribution to the economic and social development of the kingdom.”

Bab Rizq Jameel is a community service initiative under the Abdul Latif Jameel Group and is geared towards finding a brighter future or young Saudi men and women in cooperation with the Labor Office and the Human Resources Development Fund (HRDF) .

Engr Mohammed Abdul latif Jameel, Chairman Bab Rizq Jameel, at Bab Rizq Jameel said: “In assessing the candidates for our annual awards, we apply very strict criteria and our client, Jumeirah Trading Company has passed the test for three years running not only by meeting the high recruitment levels, but also because the company is hiring pan-KSA, which helps Saudi nationals living outside the major cities to settle with a job in their resident city. Job satisfaction is another factor that we consider and the Saudi employees hired by Jumeirah Trading company through Bab Rizq Jameel have expressed their happiness with the company’s working environment.”

Jumeirah Trading Company has 340 Baskin -Robbins parlors across the kingdom and is part of Galadari Ice Cream Company which is the master franchisee for Baskin Robbins in the Gulf Region. It is deeply committed to the employment of Saudi nationals as part of its place in the community and as an iconic brand in the hearts and minds of Saudi families.