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Oberneuhofstrasse 1, Baar, Switzerland, 2008/11/19 - After an intensive evaluation procedure among high-end e-Learning and e-Testing suppliers, NBK selected the Swiss i-qbox Human Performance Suite from Comartis as the main tool for all its online Assessments and Training initiatives.
Bank with highest credit rating in Middle East
The National Bank of Kuwait (NBK) was recently described by the Euromoney magazine as "a firm that is universally recognized as one of a handful of Middle East banks that sets the standard for others to follow". Learning & Development is part of the bank's critical success factors to achieve its ambitious goals.
Impulses for the Middle East market
Comartis CEO Omar Lahyani is delighted to have been chosen by NBK as a strategic partner: "To have NBK as a new client re-emphasizes the quality and competitiveness of our solution and our commitment to the Arab world. From this co-operation we are also hoping to gain significant impulses for the Middle East market."
Swiss Learning Management System
Due to an unparalleled commitment of all involved parties it was possible to successfully deploy the i-qbox Human Performance Suite configured and branded according to the needs of NBK in less than three weeks.
Rony Semaan, Sen. IT Training Specialist Training & Development at NBK, stated: "We are very pleased to announce the success of the i-qbox product with its entire branches across Kuwait."
Since its foundation in 1952 as the first national bank and the first joint stock company in the Gulf Region, NBK has been known as 'The Bank You Know And Trust'. NBK is by far the largest and most dominant financial institution in Kuwait. It also enjoys the highest credit rating in the Middle East. Among Arab banks, NBK has the most extensive regional and international network, which includes branches, subsidiaries and representative offices in New York, London, Paris, Geneva, Lebanon, Jordan, Bahrain, Qatar, Singapore, China, Iraq and Saudi Arabia. NBK also has other ambitous plans for expansion in the near future to cover Dubai and other regions.
About Comartis Group Ltd.
Founded in 1995, Comartis (comartis.com) is a leading provider of talent development solutions and services designed to align corporate training with strategic business goals and metrics. Comartis award winning software, the i-qbox Human Performance Suite provides a comprehensive solution to assess compliance, manage training, track competencies and drive performance.
Some of the world's most successful enterprises and organizations such as Abbott, AXA Insurance, BMW, Bombardier, Cornelsen, Credit Suisse, Epise, HP, La Prairie, Lonza, Nestle-Nespresso, PQC, Raiffeisen, Scrum Alliance, SwissRe or TAP Pharmaceuticals are using the innovative products of Comartis to increase their competitiveness, performance and profit.
Comartis is headquartered in Zug, Switzerland, and has regional offices in the United States and Morocco and a wide network of partners and resellers in America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.