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The Kanoo Group bags nomination for Best Employer Brand at the 2019 LinkedIn awards

The Kanoo Group bags nomination for Best Employer Brand at the 2019 LinkedIn awards

The Kanoo Group, one of the largest family-owned conglomerates in the region established in 1890, was shortlisted as a nominee for "Best Employer Brand – 500 to 1000 employees" as one of the top employer brands in the region at the recently held LinkedIn MENA Talent Awards.

The prestigious award is a culmination of efforts of The Kanoo Group's Marketing Team in adapting to the ever-changing social media and technology landscape when it comes to the field of employer branding and marketing.

LinkedIn, one the world's biggest professional networking platforms, recognised and awarded The Kanoo Group as one of the sought-after employers across the MENA for its strong brand reputation through effective use of marketing communications in building talent, inclusion and diversity for employee engagement.

Ms. Maha Kanoo, General Manager for Admin, HR & Marketing (UAE & Oman said, "Employer branding is the main key in attracting and engaging qualified job seekers. The success of this award lies in aligning employer brand with our corporate brand and business core values."

Mr. Ali Islim, Marketing Manager (UAE & Oman) added, "While we manage the branding and marketing efforts across our social platforms, our strong employee experience on LinkedIn is mainly because of the support of the Management,as well as employees and followers who continue to engage (share, like and comment) on our page. We would like to thank you all for making this award possible."

"I would like to commend my team for excellent work, Ramesh Varakkoth for the creative and designs, and Michelle Verzola for content and social media management, as well as Sundar Liwang for overall marketing assistance efforts."

According to LinkedIn, the Best Employer Brand is powered by insights and driven by data, such as based on the number of followers and member engagement, as well as the frequency of posts on the LinkedIn page.

The Kanoo Group also won the "Best Talent Acquisition Team – Other MENA Countries" for two consecutive years at the LinkedIn MENA Talent Awards led by HR Talent Acquisition Team.

Mr. Mishal Kanoo, Chairman (UAE & Oman) and Mr. Fahad Kanoo, CEO (UAE & Oman) also expressed their warmest congratulations to the whole teams (Marketing & HR) for their achievement and well-deserved success.