Kuwait – 7th February 2019: VIVA, Kuwait's fastest-growing and most developed telecom operator, announced that it has been awarded Sharjah Economic Excellence Network Award to be among the top ten Gulf companies for 2018 at the Sharjah Economic Excellence Network Award of 2018 organized by the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry at Expo Center, held in Sharjah on February 6, 2019 under the patronage of HH Sheikh Abdullah bin Salim bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Deputy Ruler of Sharjah. This unique honor coincides with VIVA's completion of a decade of success and growth.
His Excellency Sheikh Abdullah bin Salem Al Qassimi, Deputy Ruler of Sharjah and HE Mr. Abdullah Sultan Al Owais, Chairman of Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI), presented the award to VIVA representatives Mr. Mishary Abdullah Al-Hamad, Customer Management Director and Mr. Wassim Mohammed El-Hayek, Investor Relations and M&A Director.
On this occasion, Eng. Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al-Badran, VIVA’s CEO said: “This honorable honor, which we are proud of by the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry and under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Salem Al Qasimi, Deputy Ruler of Sharjah, is the result of VIVA's keenness to achieve excellence and leadership not only at the operational level but also in the implementation of best practices and professional standards, in all its sectors and departments supporting the business and plans of the company. "He added:" VIVA's reaping of the Sharjah Economic Excellence Network Award for 2018 and its position among the top ten Gulf enterprises is a great achievement we are proud of which is reflection of the great effort exerted by the executive management and guidance of the Board of Directors of the company, as well as the implementation of VIVA to the best standards at all levels of operational, financial and quality in customer service, which are all to satisfy our customers and the interest of the shareholders of the company.
On his part, Mr. Mohammed Bin AbdulMohsen Al-Assaf, VIVA’s CFO, said: “This prestigious award reinforces VIVA's position as one of the best financial and operating companies in the GCC. During 2018, the company achieved record financial results and many operational achievements at all levels driven by successful strategic plans. VIVA is committed to implementing the best standards that are consistent with our principles, values and professional principles that lead our business to the benefit of our valued shareholders and to satisfy our valued customers. We always strive to focus our efforts on achieving the desired results through an integrated team in a timely and professional manner.”