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EQUATE Supports AUM 2017 Career Fair to Attract Qualified Human Capital
20 Apr 2017

EQUATE Petrochemical Company, a global producer of petrochemicals, extended its support to the American University of the Middle East (AUM) 2017 Career Fair.

 EQUATE’s participation included a booth where the company’s employees interacted with students by sharing with them future career opportunities and offered them advice on professional development. Additionally, EQUATE’s staff highlighted the key attributes and achievements of the company’s human capital who embody “Partners in Success.”

 Commenting on the company’s support for the fair, EQUATE’s Human Resources Leader Mohammad Al-Sharhan said: “We are always focused on engaging with youth in Kuwait and empowering them to become future leaders. EQUATE wishes to attract students from different majors, especially engineering and business administration. Participating at career fairs in such prominent universities, such as AUM, is in line with our efforts to attract and nurture competent talents in Kuwait.”

 Al-Sharhan added: “In alignment with the nation’s vision to increase the presence of Kuwaitis in the private sector, EQUATE’s Kuwaitization exceeds 50% of the total workforce. In parallel, we pride ourselves in the diversity of the workforce which groups over 20 nationalities as we believe that diversity is one of the keys behind the company’s’ success. EQUATE has cultivated an environment of knowledge and excellence as it employs top class professionals and invests in training through specialized programs as we are certain that the human capital is the main element for innovation, sustainability, and overall success at any organization.”

  As one of the most significant initiatives organized by AUM, the career fair is held annually to provide students with opportunities to connect with businesses from different sectors. It opens doors to students and offers them insights on Kuwait’s business community, enabling them a smooth transition into their careers after graduation.

 The EQUATE Group is a global producer of petrochemicals that creates a better world. The Group combines EQUATE Petrochemical Company (EQUATE), its subsidiaries and The Kuwait Olefins Company (TKOC). The EQUATE Group is the world’s second largest producer of Ethylene Glycol (EG) with industrial complexes in Kuwait, North America and Europe that produce Ethylene, EG, Polyethylene (PE) and Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET). The products are marketed throughout Asia, the Americas, Europe, the Middle East and Africa. As a leading global enterprise, the EQUATE Group strongly pursues sustainability principles and the best practices wherever it operates through partnerships with various stakeholders including employees and customers, as well as societies as a whole in fields that include human development, environment, education, health and public awareness. 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 provides reliable services and solutions that enable global customers and stakeholders to grow and attain the success they seek by being “Partners in Success.” 

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