- HE Sheikha Bodour Bint Sultan Al Qasimi, Chairperson of the Board of Trustees and President of American University of Sharjah, visited Network’s the booth and interacted with Group Chief Human Resources Officer Hend Al Ali
- The group seeks to grant training opportunities and full-time jobs to a number of distinguished students.
UAE-Dubai: Network International, the leading enabler of digital commerce in the Middle East and Africa, marked a strong presence at the 2023 edition of the American University of Sharjah (AUS) Career Fair as it seeks to attract top talent, fill over 10 positions across several departments, and ramp-up its efforts to expand the fintech sector in the Middle East.
The career fair, which was held on 15 March 2023 at the AUS campus, presented an excellent opportunity for the university’s students to meet with Network International’s Human Resources team and explore high-potential, fulfilling career opportunities within the company.
A key highlight of the event was its inauguration by HE Sheikha Bodour Bint Sultan Al Qasimi, Chairperson of the Board of Trustees and President of American University of Sharjah, who visited the Network International booth and met with Hend Al Ali, Network International’s Group Chief Human Resources Officer.
Several key representatives from the Group attended the event to engage with the students and provide them with insights into the payments industry and its importance to the region’s economy. Moreover, they also shared information on the company’s operations, culture, and various job openings and internships available.
Speaking about the program, Nandan Mer, Chief Executive Officer of Network International, said: “As a long-standing partner of the American University of Sharjah, we’re thrilled to be part of the Career Fair. Fintech is a space that is picking up steam and has made a significant impact on the region’s economy in a short time. To fuel this growth, we want to connect with the brightest minds in the region so that we can showcase the exciting career paths available at Network International and help them take up careers in this dynamic sector.”
For her part, Hend Al Ali said: “As the fastest growing payments company and prominent employer in the region, we recognize the importance of engaging with the next generation of talent and helping them navigate unconventional career options. This year’s event has helped us connect with some amazing talent, who we think will be a great fit at our company. We’re excited by the possibilities and look forward to welcoming several American University of Sharjah students to the Network International family.”
At present, Network International employs over 1,700 staff members in the Middle East and Africa region. To build a pipeline of young talent for future roles and increase its strength in numbers, Network International runs a series of internship and career development programs aimed at nurturing and exposing students as young as 18 to corporate life and giving them a valuable opportunity to gain real-life work experience.
Over the next few months, Network International will announce new partnerships with universities and educational institutions, while also creating new avenues for young minds to learn and grow.
About Network International:
Network International comprises a group of companies and is the leading enabler of digital commerce across the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region, providing a full suite of technology-enabled payments solutions to merchants and financial institutions of all types and sizes, including acquiring and processing services and a comprehensive ever-evolving range of value-added services.
Network International Holdings Plc (LSE: NETW) is the holding company for Network International and the group companies, including the DPO Group.