Drydocks World (DDW) informs it has been recognized with the “Best International Enterprise” award at the 2014 Socrates Awards. In addition His Excellency Khamis Juma Buamim, Chairman of Drydocks World & Maritime World was named “Best Manager of the Year” at the same award ceremony organized and presented by the International Socrates Committee of the Europe Business Assembly.
The Awards were presented at a gala ceremony, 'Achievements – 2014', held at the Institute of Directors UK. In attendance were Sheikh Mohammed bin Maktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum, First Secretary of the Embassy of the United Arab Emirates to London together with prominent international leaders from a number of fields.
Drydocks World received the ’Best Enterprise’ Award for its excellent business reputation, effective management and constant growth of the enterprise.
H.E. Khamis Juma Buamim received the title ‘Manager of the Year’ and a personal certificate, for successfully leading and building the organization into a well-known brand.
His Excellency Buamim, expressing his pleasure and gratitude at this double recognition, said: “This is in recognition of our untiring efforts to provide effective and efficient services to the global maritime and marine, offshore oil & gas and energy sectors. We have successfully renewed and adapted and are in a state of continuous improvement while inculcating cutting edge strategies for business excellence in our organizational psyche. We have also placed great emphasis on Innovation to gain competitive advantage and this has resulted in our successful foray into new fields of activity, thus achieving major business success.”
Drydocks World explain that the purpose of Socrates Awards is to promote those, who through their hard work and exceptional business sense, support an exchange of ideas and experiences among the international community in areas such as economics, politics, education and culture. They add that the International Socrates Committee uses a careful selection process to pick the most deserving award recipients,