VOX Cinemas welcomes Esra Assery, Chief Executive Officer of the General Commission for Audiovisual Media (GCAM) to its Training Academy located at the Majid Al Futtaim Headquarters in Riyadh.
“VOX Cinemas is committed to realizing GCAM’s goals for the development of a vibrant cinema industry, as demonstrated by our ambitious expansion plans and we were honored to welcome Ms Assery to our Training Academy. The rapid expansion of the entertainment sector is creating exciting employment opportunities for young Saudis and it is essential that we support and nurture local talent. At Majid Al Futtaim, we are committed to talentism and investing in our people. Our Saudi team members are our greatest asset and our company’s future success is dependent on their professional development. The Training Academy equips staff with the necessary knowledge and skills required to thrive in the workforce and deliver great moments to every guest at VOX Cinemas. We greatly appreciate the support that GCAM has extended to Majid Al Futtaim, and look forward to working closely with Ms Esra and her team, to showcase the global talents of our Saudi Arabian team,” stated Mohamed Al Hashemi, Country Head, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Majid Al Futtaim Leisure, Entertainment & Cinemas.
The VOX Cinemas Training Academy help trainees gain first-hand experience and receive training from certified experts over the course of 45 days in a variety of areas including soft skills, technical skills and health and safety. The Academy is aligned with VOX Cinemas’ continuous efforts to contribute to the local economy and commitment to realize the goals of Vision 2030 with the aim of having Saudi talent leading the industry, and the company is targeting training 1,200 Saudi Nationals annually at the facility, explains the agency.
Ms Assery added, “I have been hugely impressed by what I have seen here today at the VOX Cinemas Training Academy. To realize the aspirations of Vision 2030, it is absolutely vital that we continue to grow the nation’s skills and the training academy is nurturing a new generation of talent to ensure that we have a workforce that is fit for the future.”