In a night filled with glamour and celebration, the TIARA Recruitment Awards MENA unveiled its distinguished winners during a live gala dinner held at The Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah. The event, attended by 200 CEOs, senior executives, and leaders from the region’s top recruitment firms, showcased the pinnacle of achievement in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) recruitment industry.
The glittering ballroom of The Waldorf Astoria served as the backdrop for the grand announcement of 11 winners and the recognition of four highly commended finalists.
“Resilience, innovation, transformation, and inclusion are all important themes for the TIARAs, and all of these have been demonstrated by this year’s winners,” remarked Alex Evans, Managing Director of TALiNT Partners, organisers of the prestigious awards. “The pace of change in recruitment, and growth in the MENA region, has accelerated so much that only those recruiters with the right vision and capability to adapt have been able to capitalise on demand while building the foundations for sustained success.”
The Leader of the Year Award went to Mitchell Franklin, Founder of UMATR, who was recognized for his authentic leadership in driving innovation and investment in people. Franklin’s commitment to delivering exceptional client and candidate service that supports scale made him a standout choice for this esteemed accolade.
“Those shortlisted this year are championing recruitment as a professional service and demonstrating true excellence, game-changing innovation, and stellar growth,” stated Andy Daniel, Global Partnerships Director at TALiNT Partners. “The TIARAs are distinguished by the rigor and transparency of its judging process and elevated further by the quality and diversity of our judges – making a TIARA a powerful endorsement.”
As the TIARA Recruitment Awards MENA continues to shine a spotlight on the region’s recruitment achievements, the gala dinner at The Waldorf Astoria served as a testament to the industry’s commitment to excellence and continuous innovation. The event not only celebrated the winners but also highlighted the vital role played by recruiters in shaping the employment landscape in the MENA region.
To view the full list of winners click here.