Palm Utilities, Dubai Quality ink strategic deal
Dubai, August 21, 2013
Palm Utilities (PU), a Dubai World company, recently entered into an agreement with Dubai Quality Group (DQG), non-profit business organisation, by which PU will be an investor partner of DQG for the first time.
The agreement was signed by Marwan Al Naqi, CEO of Palm Utilities and Dr Yousef Al-Akraf, chairman of DQG, in the presence of Badriya Al Tamimi, managing director of DQG.
Under the partnership, both parties will collaborate on promoting excellence and quality performance in business.
PU will have access to the various workshops, trainings, seminars, conferences and other special events organized by DQG annually to provide networking, information exchange, workplace and professional development opportunities across all types of businesses.
It will also be able to participate in various DQG-initiated benchmarking activities and site visits. DQG, on the other hand, will benefit from PU’s invaluable joint support in organizing quality-focused initiatives and spreading a culture of business excellence in Dubai and across the UAE.
“Dubai Quality Group has proven time and again its exceptional ability to incorporate the highest levels of quality and excellence within an organization, regardless of size or nature,” said Al Naqi.
“Being a DQG member will positively impact our operations and business by giving us access to dedicated resources and knowledge that will not only complement but improve further on our own quality-related programmes in critical areas such as innovation, sustainability and strategic planning. Our inclusion as an Investor Partner in DQG will enable us to sustain our achievements in setting quality standards and benchmarks within our organisation.
“The Middle East has one of the most competitive business landscapes in the world. Our partnership with DQG will enable us to not only thrive and excel in this kind of environment but benefit as well from the various business opportunities it holds. We thank DQG for accepting us into its fold and assure them of a very fruitful collaboration with our organization,” he added.
“We look forward to maintaining a highly productive and mutually beneficial partnership with Palm Utilities. The various projects we shall jointly engage in will significantly impact our continuing efforts to promote quality and excellence in business. We are committed to expanding our cooperation and helping Palm Utilities achieve its own strategic objectives as a quality-driven business organisation,” said Dr Al-Akraf.
Palm Utilities offers integrated services in the utility domain, with a base comprising 15,200 end users and 388 towers owned by 180 developers. It ranks among the world’s major private utility companies with an asset portfolio of 14 district cooling plants and an extensive suite of customers care services. – TradeArabia News Service