PLAY MIDDLE EAST
Founder: Edwin Duria
Managing over 250 high profile clients including Samsung, Pearson Education and JC Bamford Excavators Ltd, Play Middle East has maintained an excellent track record in its four years of Business Consultancy. Through founder Edwin Duria, the company has devoted its cause to assisting individuals and entire companies in their licensing ventures – providing registration, renewal, cancellation and amendment services. The company has been accredited through various government organizations in the UAE (DWC, DMCC, RAKEZ and Ajman Free Zone) and across the world – striking business partnerships within the UK, Gibraltar, Singapore, Hong Kong, and Thailand.
DAGAZ MANAGEMENT CONSULTANCY
Founder: Cristina Calaguian
Spearheaded by Cristina Calaguian, Dagaz Management Consultancy excels in providing Human Resources consultancy, general business management consultancy, recruitment, events management, publishing and education training services within the MENA region. Through the years, Dagaz has functioned as a gateway for talent into the career world – a devoted supporter of career development and job opportunity, having lent its helping hand to commercial and governmental organizations, along with a handful of individuals and people with determination.
PRIME GROUP UAE
Founders: Abdul Latif Al Gargawi, Salah Ameen Al Awadi, Abdul Majeed Malek, Mary Jane Alvero-Al Mahdi
Founded in 2016 through the collaboration of various industry talents, Prime Group has evolved into a leading authority in quality and compliance solutions providing across Asia and the MENA region. Having over 400 staff members across its group of companies across the Middle East, Prime boasts a highly experienced team of multi-talented individuals capable of managing its wide range of services within the fields of testing, inspection, certification and training.
Focusing on certification, the group has had a profound impact on the halal food industry, acting as a catalyst and gateway for international halal food to the UAE. “We aim to raise the awareness of exporters on the opportunities within the Halal sector, both regionally and globally and to educate them on the halal system in the UAE.” Co-founder Mary Jane Alvero-Al Mahdi says.
Since its official launching, Prime has certified over a hundred Philippine exporting companies not only to the UAE, but also the Middle East, Africa, Europe and America – and has worked in tandem with well renown brands across the world such as the San Miguel Food Group, Unilever, Nestle, Goldilocks and even Jollibee.
Prime’s defining characteristic behind their reputation lies within their exacting service standards, further backed up by their technical expertise and knowledge of the market. The company has been recognized as one of the most outstanding certification bodies by the UAE government through the Sheikh Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development. “Our reputation is based on a consistent track record of punctual and meticulous service delivery; extremely cost-effective services; a very high level of technical expertise in giving customized solutions; and multiple awards won locally and internationally.” Mary Jane shares. “The end goal of all our businesses is to ensure alignment with the best international standard practices. In doing so, we create an environment of trust.”
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