On February 6th, 2015 Bahri & Mazroei Group organised their corporate annual day celebrations at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Deira, Dubai. The celebration included a fashion show with the theme ‘Unity in Diversity’; music and dance performances, a magic show and culminated in a prize distribution ceremony honoring long-serving employees.
The event was presided over by Mr. Rashid Al Mazroei, Chairman of Bahri & Mazroei Group, in the presence of the Group Managing Director Mr. Esam R. Al Mazroei, Executive Director Mr. Abdulla Al Suwaidi, and other senior members of the management team. More than 650 employees of the Group participated in the event.
The annual day event was preceded by a day long ‘Sales kick-off meet’. Nearly 70 senior managers from the Group participated in the workshop, which aimed to boost the synergy among the employees of the companies under the Group. The session reviewed performance of the year 2014 and previewed the strategy for the current year.
Commenting on the event, Mr. Esam R. Al Mazroei, said: “We conducted the annual corporate day event that aimed at engaging our employees. We see this initiative as an important medium to promote a positive attributes amongst them. The team has taken this initiative very seriously and we look forward to an even improved performance in the 2015. We believe this initiative will help reinforce a feeling of camaraderie among all employees which is a key aspect to our strategy as a group.”
BMTC’s senior Procurement & Logistics Manager Mrs. Sobey Thomson, who has been working for the company for over 20 years, remarks that she is proud to work for the Group, which is synonymous with quality and performance. “The company cares about its people and is committed to the success of its employees. The company’s rich heritage and core values are engrained throughout the organisation and are evident in every employee that represents them. Bahri & Mazroei truly cares about their employees. I have a sincere sense of pride when I tell others, ‘I work for Bahri & Mazroei’,” she added.
Senior Manager Mr. Reghu Raja Mohan, said, “I am very proud to be part of such a respected and successful organisation as Bahri & Mazroei. There are many reasons why I am proud to work at this company. I have learned and grown personally and professionally by working for a company whose employees have a diverse background of cultures and knowledge. What I appreciate at Bahri & Mazroei is the genuine caring about people and the diversity of the people the company hires.”
The Group owns and operates three companies under its corporate umbrella. The flagship company Bahri & Mazroei Trading Company (BMTC) is the trading vertical that caters to the construction sector with solutions in the areas of electrical, lighting and water systems. The vertical Bahri & Mazroei Technical Systems (BMTS) implements a range of innovative and smart solutions for monitoring and controlling numerous building in the UAE and beyond. Telematics is the third vertical within the Group and a leader in ICT solutions.
Bahri & Mazroei have supplied solutions to a wide range of projects including Burj Khalifa, Burj Al Arab, The Nad Al Hammar Tunnel, Al Maktoum International Airport-Dubai, Sheikh Zayed Tunnel, Shams Gate, Ferrari Theme Park, Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, to name a few. The Group recently became one of the first companies in the Gulf region to win the prestigious international DALI Award for its sustainable solutions in the 382-high Trust Tower in Abu Dhabi.
BMTC has implemented energy saving lighting solutions for the Ministry of Public Works. The company is also the proud recipient of The Gulf Traffic Award for Innovation in Infrastructure in 2011 for the innovative tunnel lighting solutions of the Nad Al Hammar Tunnel project. BMTC’s efforts at promoting green technology also won the Lighting Project of the Year Award at the 2013 edition of the Middle East Electricity for Tasheel Offices in Manara District, Dubai.