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Salma Altantawy

Bain & Company and stc 'top companies': LinkedIn

DUBAI, April 16, 2024

Consultancy firm Bain & Company and telecom major stc emerged the top companies in UAE and Saudi Arabia respectively, according to the annual list of LinkedIn, the world's largest professional network.
After three back-to-back years at the top of the table, Saudi Aramco has dropped to third place in KSA. Hospitality megaproject, Red Sea Global retains its second-place position for the second year in a row. 
In the UAE, top global business consulting firms dominate the 2024 league table. While Bain & Company took the gold medal with the top spot in 2024, Kearney came 4th, BCG 6th and McKinsey 9th. 
Annual list
LinkedIn Top Companies is an annual list fuelled by exclusive LinkedIn data that helps professionals identify the top workplaces to grow their careers. The list uncovers the organizations leading the way in growth and learning opportunities for their employees, equity in the workplace, and strong company culture.
The Top Companies list is a guide for professionals at any stage of their career, whether it’s the ones planning to change paths, those who are jumping back into the workforce after a hiatus, or even individuals seeking to enhance their skills.
According to LinkedIn data, a majority of regional professionals are considering switching jobs this year and the UAE has seen a growth in hiring over the last 12 months. Against this economic backdrop, this list highlights the employers that are perceived to have a workplace and culture that is supportive of their employees’ careers and ambitions. 
Entertainment firms
Entertainment companies Miral and Saudi Entertainment Ventures | SEVEN, have joined the Top 15 Companies in the UAE and KSA in 2024. Both companies took 10th place in their respective countries, which shows the rise of the entertainment industry across the region. 
Salma Altantawy, Senior News Editor at LinkedIn said, "This year’s lists show how companies in the UAE and Saudi Arabia are continuing to grow and expand, which further cements the region’s reputation as a leading business hub.” 
Altantawy continued: “Our research has previously indicated professionals’ appetite for new career moves in 2024, and this list recognizes those employers that can be a top choice for professionals looking to make those moves.”
Top 15 Companies in the UAE:
Bain & Company-Business Consulting and Services
Mastercard-Finance, IT Services and IT Consulting
Procter & Gamble-Manufacturing
Kearney-Business Consulting and Services
Emirates -Airlines and Aviation
Boston Consulting Group (BCG)-Business Consulting and Services
Majid Al Futtaim-Retail
DP World-Transportation, logistics, supply chain and storage
McKinsey & Company-Business Consulting and Services
Miral-Entertainment Providers
Visa-Finance, IT Services and IT Consulting
Adnoc Group-Oil and Gas
Schneider Electric-Automation Machinery Manufacturing
Marsh McLennan-Financial Services
HSBC-Financial Services
Top 15 Companies in Saudi Arabia
Red Sea Global-Hospitality
Aramco-Oil and Gas
Ceer-Motor Vehicle Manufacturing
ROSHN-l روشن Real Estate
Riyad Bank-Banking
SAUDI AIRLINES-Airlines and Aviation
Procter & Gamble-Manufacturing
Chalhoub Group-Retail Luxury Goods and Jewellery
Saudi Entertainment Ventures | SEVEN-Entertainment Providers
SAB-Financial Services
Hitachi-Appliances, Electrical, and Electronics Manufacturing
EY-Professional Services
PwC-Professional Services--TradeArabia News Service


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