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15 July 2018
 
The Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company (GPIC) has promoted Ms. Entisar Al-Binfalah as its Procurement Superintendent.
 

 
 
The promotion comes as part of the Company’s policy for women to assume the highest leadership positions and in recognition of the important role they play in Bahrain’s overall development. It also came in response to the directives of Her Royal Highness Princess Sabeeka Bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa, wife of His Majesty the King and Chairperson of the Supreme Council for Women.  
 
In a statement, Company President Dr. Abdulrahman Jawahery congratulated Ms. Al-Binfalah and expressed confidence in her capabilities. He said he was sure she would excel in performing her functions efficiently and efficiently and stressed GPIC continued to develop its comprehensive management systems aimed at women’s improvement and development so that they are able to reach the highest leadership positions.  
 
Dr. Jawahery said the Company regards the role of Bahraini women as being of great importance, which supports the efforts of Her Royal Highness to empower them in the workplace and give them equal opportunities with men.  
He said there would be no development without women and that the women in the Company had proven their professional competence by carrying out all responsibilities assigned to them. He said Bahraini women have contributed in establishing GPIC and the Company continues to support them in achieving more.  
 
The President said GPIC is not only looking at profits but also invests in the human element as a guarantee for the Company’s success and excellence. He said training and rehabilitation meets the Company's immediate and future needs a fast-paced world, where risks and challenges were at an all-time high.  
 
Dr. Jawahery stressed qualified and experienced workers are difficult to come by in the present scenario and added GPIC looks at its workers from an integrated perspective. He said the Company hopes to continue to face challenges and develop personal capabilities.  
 
He said the Company is proud of all its employees who make every effort in all circumstances to give their best and develop their personal abilities.  
 
Ms. Al-Binfalah thanked Dr. Jawahery for confidence and the responsibility entrusted to her and stressed her keenness to maintain the Company's achievements and success while continuing to work and strengthen the Company's position.  
 
Ms. Al-Binfalah holds a Bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering and a Diploma in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Bahrain. She received a Diploma in Supply and Procurement from the Charter Institute of the United Kingdom. She joined the Company in 1990 and held several supervisory positions while attending several advanced courses in various fields within and outside Bahrain.