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Majid Al Futtaim unveils ‘Women in Retail Council’

Majid Al Futtaim, owner of retail chain Carrefour in Kenya, has launched ‘Women in Retail Council Kenya’ council seeking to empower its female workforce at Carrefour and champion diversity and inclusion within the organisation.

This move signifies Majid Al Futtaim’s efforts towards redefining the workplace for women in the industry; providing a platform enriched with support, resources, and opportunities for personal and career development.

The council aims to foster a conducive work environment and create development opportunities for all female colleagues. Participants will be provided with a programme that includes training, mentoring, career guidance, and advice, as well as in-depth retail industry product knowledge.     

Christophe Orcet, Regional Director of Carrefour — East Africa, Majid Al Futtaim Retail, commented: “The launch of Women in Retail Council Kenya is a product of our continued efforts towards diversity and inclusion. At Majid Al Futtaim, we aim to continuously elevate the role of our female colleagues by creating incentives to encourage sustainable professional progress and development. Our goal is to be at the forefront of universally shared aspirations towards empowering women in society.”

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