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September 2023

Bahrain’s Ministry of Labour’s undersecretary recognises remarkable Bahraini employees of Apparel Group Bahrain.

Apparel Group Supports Bahrain’s Employment Goals: 120 Bahrainis Hired under the patronage of HE Mr. Jameel Bin Mohammad Ali Humaida 

On behalf of Bahrain’s Minister of Labour, His Highness Shaikh Khalifa bin Salman Bin Mohammed Al Khalifa, Ministry of Labour Undersecretary, attended  the ceremony to honour 120 of the top performing Bahraini employees and new joiners at Apparel Group Bahrain. In the presence of Neeraj Teckchandani, CEO of Apparel Group, the ceremony honoured the best Bahraini store managers over the last three months.  

Apparel Group continues to play a paramount role in supporting the National Employment Program in Bahrain in 2023. This year, the group hired 80 new Bahraini nationals, out of a total of 120 across various roles and branches in the Kingdom, reaching a Bahrainisation percentage of 34%. 

HH Shaikh Khalifa bin Salman bin Mohammed Al Khalifa, The Undersecretary, awarded recognition certificates to the group’s valuable managers and employees. The undersecretary addressed the new joiners, expressing the ministry’s pride and gratitude for the valuable contributions of Bahraini nationals across different sectors, wishing them bright and successful careers.   

Neeraj Teckchandani, CEO of Apparel Group said, “Our journey in Bahrain is not just about business expansion; it’s about investing in the community and nurturing Bahraini talent. As we grow, we’re dedicated to ensuring that the heart of this growth remains deeply intertwined with the aspirations of the local community. HE Mr. Jameel Bin Mohammad Ali Humaidan’s acknowledgment and support underscore the synergy between Apparel Group’s vision and the larger objectives of the Kingdom of Bahrain.” 

About Apparel Group LLC  

Apparel Group is a global fashion and lifestyle retail conglomerate residing at the crossroads of the modern economy – Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Today, Apparel Group caters to millions of eager shoppers through its 2025+ retail stores and 80+ brands on all platforms while employing over 20,000+ multicultural staff.  

Apparel Group has carved its strong presence in the GCC and expanded thriving gateways to market in India, South Africa, Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, Pakistan, and Egypt. Additionally, clear strategies are in place to enter emerging markets such as Hungary and Philippines.  

Apparel Group has created an omni-channel experience, operating brands originating from the USA, Canada, Europe, Australia, and Asia. The brands include leading names in fashion, footwear, and lifestyles such as Tommy Hilfiger, Charles & Keith, Skechers, Aldo, Nine West, Aeropostale, Jamie’s Italian, Tim Hortons, Cold Stone Creamery, Inglot, and Rituals.  

Apparel Group owes its amazing growth to the vision and guidance of its dynamic Founder and Chairwoman, Mrs. Sima Ganwani Ved, who has taken the company from strength to strength since its inception in the last two decades.