ABU DHABI, Al Yah Satellite Communications Company, Yahsat, has announced that it has won the Emiratisation Award from the Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation, MoHRE, in three categories.

Yahsat was conferred the coveted prize for Best Company of the Year in the Establishments category, while two of its employees collected awards for Best New Emirati Employee and Best Emirati in a Supervisor Role.

Field Operations Engineer, Abdullah Essa Ahmed Sharif, won the Best New Emirati Employee award, which recognises talented Emiratis who have taken up employment shortly after graduation. Yahsat's newly appointed Deputy Chief Technical Officer, CTO, Adnan Al Muhairi, was selected as the Best Emirati in a Supervisor Role.

Congratulating the winners, Khalid Al Qubaisi, Yahsat's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Mubadala Aerospace, Renewables & ICT, said, "Being recognised as Best Company of the Year is a true honour. As a homegrown Emirati company, at Yahsat we take it as our national duty to build and develop the unlimited and untapped potential of our young and future leaders and provide them with the right tools and opportunities to excel."

The annual honour is bestowed on exceptional Emiratis and Emirati companies across a number of categories. The Emiratisation Award acknowledges the achievements of private sector companies that champion Emiratisation in support of UAE Vision 2021. The categories include Establishments, Best Emiratisation Supporting Entity, Emiratisation Pioneer, Best New Emirati Employee and Best Emirati in a Supervisor Role.

Yahsat won the award for the Best Company of the Year that recognises Emirati companies on multiple fronts, including their work in innovation and community development, employment and talent development, leadership and strategy as well as engagement and work environment.

Yahsat's Chief Human Capital Officer Muna Al Muhairi said, "I warmly congratulate our winners and the entire Yahsat family that have made these awards possible through their commitment and hard work. We are inspired by our youth, and we aim to make Yahsat a place where our children dream of working and a company that our young generations are proud of."

Source: Emirates News Agency