PRLog - May 23, 2010 - KARAMA, UAE -- The award is aimed at recognising the industry's people and their achievements. The event was held at the Park Hyatt. The category award was based on Gulf Fidelity’s ability to scale up over 150 trained security guards for a single client and also show a cost reduction without hampering efficiency through the effective use of technology and manpower.
The Managing Director, Mr. Pieter Botha receiving the award
Mr. Pieter Botha, Managing Director of Gulf Fidelity Security Services LLC said, "We are extremely proud to receive this honour for the second time in three years. Considering that Gulf Fidelity has only been in the Middle East for just over three years makes it all the more impressive. I am extremely happy that the efforts of our team at Gulf Fidelity have not gone unnoticed. This award is dedicated to their unflinching commitment to providing quality services time and again.”
More than 200 excited FM managers, contractors, service providers, awards sponsors and building owners gathered at the Park Hyatt, Dubai at what has been hailed the most successful awards ceremony in the event’s three-year history.
Organised by ITP Business Publishing, the facilities management Middle East Awards set out to raise the profile of the industry and reward and recognize those that have made significant contributions to the progression and development of the region’s FM industry. The awards acknowledge the leaders as well as the newcomers who have invested in technology, implemented winning strategies and invested both time and resources to ensure the local industry not only meets international standards but often exceeds them.
This year’s independent judging panel included:
- Mohammed A Khoory, general manager, Facilities Management Department, Wasl
- Alan Millin, chartered engineer and LEED accredited professional
- Mick Dalton, past chairman of British Institute of FM and an independent strategic fm consultant
Mr. Ajay D’Almeida, Business Development Manager said, "We could not have achieved this feat without the help of our clients. The varied industries that we provide services for and our clients’ high expectations have led us to constantly raising the bar to a higher level."
Gulf Fidelity is a joint venture between Kamber International Trading and Fidelity Security Services (Pvt.) Ltd, based in South Africa.
Fidelity Security Service has over 30,000 security guards worldwide. Gulf Fidelity was launched in October 2006 and has grown to over 1,000 guards.
Gulf Fidelity Security Services has a presence in many sectors across UAE including mass retail, fashion retail, real estate, commercial and residential complexes, universities and even warehouses. They provide all their guards extensive training based on their functions and locations. Gulf Fidelity follows a stringent recruitment procedure and preference is given to persons that have a background in the army, police force or prior guarding experience.
For more information, contact:
Ajay F. D’Almeida
PO Box 214800
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Tel.: +971 4 3976762
Fax.: +9714 3972808
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About Gulf Fidelity Security Service LLC
Gulf Fidelity Security Services LLC is a security service company dealing in security guards and was launched in October of 2006. They are currently well established in the Retail and Real Estate Sector and expanding rapidly into other sectors. Gulf Fidelity Security Services is a joint venture between Kamber International Trading, a leading commercial enterprise with numerous interests in the U.A.E. and other GCC countries and Fidelity Security Services (Pty) Ltd. – South Africa, the biggest security service provider in South Africa with more than 30,000 security staff.