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Ithmaar's Corporate Governance Award [banker Middle East]

WMACCA 9th Annual Corporate Counsel Awards Honor Washington Area In-House Legal Leaders

(From left to right): Karen Litsinger; Buddy Omohundro; Suzanne Rich Folsom; Michael Bisignano; Nina ... "Ithmaar has long maintained that trust must be earned, and we have worked hard to earn the trust of all our stakeholders - including our minority shareholders, customers, employees and the general public," said Abdul Rahim. "Our hard work has paid off in many, many ways over the years - and, as the region's pioneering Islamic retail bank, we continue to build on that legacy of trust," he said. "Ithmaar now boasts one of the largest retail banking networks in Bahrain with 17 full service branches and 47 Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) in strategic locations around the Kingdom," said Abdul Rahim. "We will continue to work towards further developing our core retail business in the years ahead with the commissioning of additional new branches and ATMs as well as the introduction of new products and services as well as other alternate delivery channels," he said. "The prestigious Hawkamah Bank Corporate Governance Award recognises, and celebrates, these very achievements," said Abdul Rahim. "The regional initiative, launched in 2007 by Hawkamah, the Institute for Corporate Governance, aims to recognise, support and encourage superior governance practices in the banking sector in the Middle East and North Africa region - and earning this regional award is, indeed, a significant achievement," he said.
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Google, Facebook lead Bay Area corporate buying binge

The Cupertino company declined to comment. But it reportedly has bought at least 48 companies since 1988, getting everything from microchip and mapping technologies to voice, face and gesture-recognition software. Since 2005, five of the nation's 10 biggest tech-company acquisitions were done by some of Silicon Valley's mightiest corporations -- Hewlett-Packard, Intel ( INTC ) and Oracle ( ORCL ) -- according to the Boston Consulting Group, a business advisory firm. That corresponds with a study by another consulting firm, McKinsey, which found that the larger companies get, the more they rely on acquisitions to keep growing.
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