Etisalat Academy recognized for training excellence at international forum General September 5, 20120 Dubai: Etisalat Academy has been recognized for excellence in training at the annual Asia’s Best Employer Brand Awards 2012. Etisalat Academy, which was chosen from among several other leading training centers across Asia, has won this accolade for the second consecutive year. Hosted by the Employer Branding Institute, World HRD Congress and Stars of the Industry Group, the Asia’s Best Employer Brand Awards 2012 accredited various organizations across Asia that demonstrated excellence. Abdul Aziz Al Sawaleh, Chief Human Resources Officer, Etisalat Group said: “Etisalat strongly believes that achieving strategic growth objectives needs the very best people and we realize that being an employer of choice is a critical differentiator in the war for great talent; that’s why Etisalat takes seriously the development of our employees, ensuring that we deliver training interventions that target the competencies required to achieve our strategic objectives. Across the 16 countries in which we operate and externally to other organizations requiring learning solutions, the Etisalat Academy is a critical part of the success formula for our Corporation; through them, in conjunction with Group Talent Management, the Etisalat Academy delivers targeted assessment and training solutions that make a difference”. David Brennan,General Manager at Etisalat Academy said: “Etisalat Academy is honored to receive this recognition for the second straight year. We are an organization that values training and development opportunities and such recognition validates the strategic role we play in supporting the objectives of Etisalat Group and externally”. Etisalat Academy’s 1.2 million square foot campus stands testament to Etisalat’s unparalleled commitment to human capital development. It is from here that the Etisalat Academy services more than 27 companies in 18 countries catering to diverse workforces with a myriad of languages as well as national and organizational cultures. Etisalat Academy is a subsidiary of Etisalat Services Holding, which itself is a part of the Etisalat group of companies,headquartered in Abu Dhabi and with a regional footprint in the North of Africa, the Middle East.