GBCORP Tower welcomes Neovartis as its newest tenant

Published October 27th, 2009 - 09:08 GMT

GBCORP Tower at the Bahrain Financial Harbour,  today announced its newest tenant, Neovartis who will have their main office located on the 2nd floor. Neovartis, with offices in Riyadh and Manama, specializes in the provision of psychometric assessments and innovative and customized training solutions to organizations.

The agreements were signed by Ms. Yvonne Ahmed, General Manager, Middle East and North Africa, of Neovartis, and Mr. A.Monaim Bastaki, Chief Operating Officer of GBCORP.

Commenting on the agreement Mr. Bastaki, Chief Operating Officer at GBCORP said, "We are pleased to have a well known organization like Neovartis that provides new state-of-the-art training facility as GBCORP Tower tenants. Our strategy is to show the continuing ability of  this high-quality, commercial space to generate enthusiasm among both tenants and prospective customers. The vicinity offers numerous advantages for business growth and we are confident that the GBCORP Tower continues to provide a critical leadership role for commercial economic expansion in this most prestigious business address in the Kingdom.”
He also added, "Neovartis decision to move into the GBCORP Tower is a testament of the demand for international standards facilities that GBCORP Tower can provide to its tenants. Interest in the GBCORP Tower which is in the heart of Bahrain’s Financial District has been tremendous, and it is testimony to the facilities and high quality of the tower."

As the region’s distributor of SHL, Saville Consulting and SDI products, Neovartis empowers organizations to improve their recruitment and development processes by using industry-proven psychometric assessment tools.  With its new state-of-the-art training facility strategically situated at the Bahrain Financial Harbour, Neovartis aims to provide soft skills training covering topics like communication, presentation, team building, English language training, etc.  The training facility is expected to be fully operational in January 2010.

“Being located at the GBCORP Tower will maximize on our potential to offer best of breed services to a wide range of clients who are within the Bahrain Financial Harbour business district. We think it is a perfect location to leverage Neovartis’ capabilities. Organisations need a pipeline of well-trained and motivated staff especially in the present time. Our training facility will assist both prospective and existing employees and help capitalize on the returns on human capital,” said Ms. Yvonne Ahmed, General Manager, Middle East and North Africa, of Neovartis.”

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