The KAUST Future Talent Conference attracted more than 500 participants from across the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), including talent acquisition and human resources (HR) executives, as well as university researchers, faculty, staff and students.
Dr. Najah Ashry, vice president of Strategic National Advancement and Associate to the President at KAUST, announced the launch of the KAUST Future Talent Consortium to facilitate a concerted effort among Saudi’s leading employers to strengthen and accelerate the growth of the Kingdom’s workforce.
The KAUST Future Talent Conference was hosted alongside the KAUST in-Kingdom Career Launch Fair, which drew more than 70 organizations from across Saudi Arabia, including Saudi Aramco, SABIC, STC, NEOM, the Red Sea Development Company, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology, the Saudi Central Bank, Al Rajhi Bank, Amazon, McKinsey and Accenture.
Other participants in the conference included Ahmed Boshnak, Partner & KSA Head at Bain; Samar Sayegh, Partner and KSA Academy Leader at PwC; Niam Sinno, Head of People and Change KSA at KPMG; Abdullah Saidan, KSA Partner at McKinsey; Kim Pringle, Director of Human Capacity Building at King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy; and Mohammed Sangoora, Director of Organizational Effectiveness & Design.
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