EQUATE Highlights HR Practices at Kuwait Oil & Gas Summit

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Date(s) - 18 April 2018
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Kuwait – 18 April 2018 — EQUATE Petrochemical Company, a global producer of petrochemicals, sponsored the 5th Kuwait Oil & Gas Summit (KOGS) 2018, which is one of the Arabian Gulf’s key industrial events.

Participating in a panel discussion titled “Energizing the Workforce and Strategies for Talent Development”, EQUATE’s Global Human Resources Director Mohammad Al-Sharhan said, “EQUATE has a diverse workforce of over 1,500 professionals from different age groups representing more than 25 nationalities and working in the Arabian Gulf, Asia, Europe and North America. EQUATE ensures performance excellence by dedicating great focus to our people’s competencies and career development. This diverse workforce requires agile and flexible people practices that adapt to the needs of different generations, as well as various cultures in several locations. Digitization is also key to making sure that the new generation is engaged throughout our global locations while maintaining a healthy level of human interaction.”

KOGS 2018 gathered leaders in oil, gas, petrochemical and financial sectors to discuss a number of topics including challenges, opportunities, reliability, innovation and investments.

The EQUATE Group* is a global producer of petrochemicals and the world’s second largest producer of Ethylene Glycol (EG). The Group has industrial complexes in Kuwait, North America and Europe that annually produce over 5 million tons of Ethylene, EG, Polyethylene (PE) and Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET). The products are marketed throughout Asia, the Americas, Europe, the Middle East and Africa. The EQUATE Group’s shareholders include Petrochemical Industries Company (PIC), The Dow Chemical Company (Dow), Boubyan Petrochemical Company (BPC) and Qurain Petrochemical Industries Company (QPIC). The Group is a leading enterprise that pursues sustainability wherever it operates through partnerships in fields that include the environment, economy and society. www.equate.com

* The EQUATE Group includes EQUATE Petrochemical Company (EQUATE), its subsidiaries and The Kuwait Olefins Company (TKOC).