12 Mar 2015
KBT awarded with prestigious "50 Best Global Employer Brands" KBT has been awarded with the prestigious ‘50 Best Global Employer Brands’ during the “9th Employer Branding Awards”, hosted by Employer Branding Institute and World HRD Congress at Taj Lands End, Mumbai, India.
We are proud to announce this as the second set of prestigious award the company is receiving after the GCC Best Employer Brands 2014”, said the Chairman, Mr. Salem Al Hassawi.

This award together with the former, recognized KBT as a leader in attracting and retaining top National and Global talents. KBT shared its success with other top brands around the globe, to name a few; Mobily - Saudi Arabia, Unilever Gulf FZE - UAE, Tenneco China – China, Morgan Stanley – Hong Kong, BAI Co (Mtius) Ltd – Mauritius, Barclays Bank Ghana – Ghana, Telecom Malaysia Berhad – Malaysia. 

Kuwait Business Town Real Estate Company (KBT) has it’s name among the leading Real Estate companies in Kuwait. The company was established in 1999 and was publically listed on the Kuwait Stock Exchange on Dec. 16, 2008. Head quartered in Kuwait, KBT currently operates in Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates. KBT was the pioneers in establishing a Financial Hub in Kuwait during the year 2007, named “Kuwait Business Town”. Strategically located in the financial district, down town Kuwait City, the company’s operations include Real Estate investments - trading and development, mainly focused in the GCC countries. KBT owns and manages both Commercial and Residential Towers in Kuwait and the UAE. KBT has also ventured into providing services in the State of Kuwait.

The Employer Branding Institute is a virtual organization with senior leaders in H.R connecting with each other in the cyber space to share the best practices in Employer Branding and outstanding professionals in several countries, contributing to “Talent Management, Talent Development and Talent Innovation”. This virtual organization is exemplary to the manner in which it is run and creates a platform to celebrate the best in Employer Branding among several countries around the globe. With over ten years of existence, the network of Employer Branding Institute has increased both in size and stature with several H.R leaders from over 36 Countries, recommended individuals and organizations contributing to its exemplary work.

Mr. Salem Al Hassawi, Chairman of KBT, reiterated: “We are honoured by the award as it recognizes KBT as a preferred employer and an employer of choice. The company’s efficient and prudent policies have helped us reach the zenith of excellence. As an Employer Brand, KBT understands its responsibility and believes in continuous training and development of its people, making them proactive to the business needs and the environment in which the company operates. Our goal and ambition is to remain as an employer of choice for both current and future employees.”

“With the support of its talented and dedicated staff, KBT has turned around to be a profit making company and now one of most sought after employer brands” added Mr. Rishi Jacob, Finance Manger of KBT.

The KBT team played a vital role in for the past two years in completely transforming and restructuring the company and making it the one of the most sought after Employer Brands in GCC and the Globe.