The celebration aims to highlight the women working in the maritime industry and highlight their achievements as key partners in economic progress as well as their valuable contributions to the success of the company.
International Women’s Day in Maritime Navigation is celebrated on May 18 every year.
The managing director of Asri Mazen Muhammad Matar praised the role of working women and their contributions to national development in various fields.
He expressed his appreciation for all the efforts of ASRY employees and congratulated them on this global celebration.
“The celebration of this occasion is a culmination of the distinguished role of women as key players in the nation-building process,” commented Sahar Atati, Chief Financial Officer of ASRY.
“Women have strengthened their role with hard work, courage and determination as reliable partners in the sustainable development process of the company as they have proven their worth and distinction through their active participation and significant contributions in all fields to become inspiring leaders in the marine industry,” Ataiy added.
ASRY has attracted diverse talented national competencies as part of its comprehensive plan for modernization and development at various levels.
Asry appointed Hanan Al-Ali, director of business development. Ms. Al Alali has over 18 years of rich experience in business transformation, digital solutions and human resources with the banking and aviation sectors.
Another national talent to join the ASRY management team was Sarah Abdeen, who joined the position of Head of Corporate Communications. Abdeen has over 18 years of theoretical and practical experience in marketing, public relations, event management and strategy, media and communication, and human resource management with reputable companies.
ASRY proudly announced the appointment of Amira Al Shaiba as the first female diver to join an ASRY team and the first woman to join an industrial enterprise. Amira is a certified diver with an advanced open water diving license and an active member of the Bahrain Volunteer Diving Team.
ASRY also appointed Noor Siyadi as the first Bahraini woman to join ASRY’s engineering team, in addition to Shawq Hussain who recently joined ASRY’s ship repair department as the project coordinator. Both joined ASRY as trainee engineers and underwent an extensive training and development program until they were promoted to their current positions.
Focusing on human capital development, attracting qualified national talent, and following the principles of diversity and gender equality are important components of ASRY’s overall modernization and development strategy.