Kirby - MEA held its annual sales conference on the 16th February 2018, at Kempinski Summerland Hotel and Resort, Beirut, Lebanon. The conference was attended by Executives and Senior Management members in addition to Kirby MEA sales, operations and administration staff.
Samir Kasem – COO Alghanim Industries, started with applauding the performance of Kirby MEA sales team on their achievements in 2017 and explained the changing customer expectations and trends in current market environment. He also gave an overview of Alghanim Industries continued expansion of its footprint in Automotive, F&B, Retail and Industrial sectors. He stated the importance of Employee Engagement and encouraged the team to build on it. In his closing statement Samir stressed “To win in marketplace you must first win in the workplace”
D Raju - Vice President Kirby International updated the audience on Kirby International performance in 2017 and showcased several complex projects in various sectors executed by Kirby Globally. He also focused on new product developments and Initiatives taken by Kirby to stay ahead of the competition. Raju emphasized on developing winning strategies to beat low cost competition by Value Preposition - building relations with proactive customers, innovate - stay ahead constantly and vibrant customer centric culture.
James Minato – Sr. General Manager – Kirby MEA, addressed the audience by showcasing the innovation journey Kirby has taken in the previous year and also stressed on maintaining and sustaining our position as pioneers and market leaders in PEB Industry. He also presented Kirby Business plan for 2018 comprising of Performance and Strategy.
The conference was concluded with a summary of success stories by Sales team in overcoming various challenges, this helped the audience to engage with each other and learn from each other experiences.
The team regrouped for the gala dinner and awards ceremony which highlighted outstanding performances in 2017 in various categories, where each of the 18 recipients received a shield of merit.
Overall the annual sales conference was a great success, leaving the entire Kirby MEA Team motivated, inspired, and eager to engage with their customers and deliver a successful 2018.