Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 15 September, 2015 – Marka has been recognized by the ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) as providing outstanding professional development opportunities for its Finance Department employees.
The ACCA Approved Employer certificate was presented to Marka’s CEO, Nick Peel and CFO, Wassim Ghalayini, by Lindsay Degouve de Nuncques, Head of ACCA Middle East.
The certificate is awarded to leading organizations that offer outstanding continuing professional development opportunities to their finance professionals and that demonstrate superior professional values, ethics and governance at the workplace.
Nick Peel, CEO of Marka said: “As the first public joint stock retail operator in the UAE, our commitment to world class corporate governance and financial management are fundamental to Marka’s success, and are at the heart of our operations. This recognition is a testament to our commitment to pursue excellence in our operations I am proud to receive this recognition on behalf of Marka.”
Wassim Ghalayini, CFO of Marka said: "Receiving this recognition from the ACCA is a significant milestone for Marka. Our employees are our foremost to Marka’s continued success, and we are delighted to be publically recognized by the ACCA for the support we give to our finance professionals and other staff, to develop the skills required to compete in an ever evolving work place."
Lindsay Degouve de Nuncques said: "Qualified finance professionals play an important role in the sustainable growth of any organization and ACCA accountants are important drivers of value in a high performance organization like Marka. In awarding Marka this accreditation we are recognizing their commitment to the ongoing development of their ACCA finance professionals.”
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