ICON’s acquisition of master franchise of global training provider 360Solutions in Middle East GCC region pay high dividends
A partnership between the leading global training company 360Solutions and ICON the leading regional strategy management consultancy, has evolved in a tremendous way in the GCC due to the unique business training that ICON offers and the immediate measurable positive impact the businesses are witnessing as a result of this high performance training.
360Solutions is known internationally for developing, designing, and delivering employee development programs that focus on leadership development, strategic planning, and executive coaching. Globally, 360Solutions has a network of over 500 strategic partners that work with various organizations to effectively develop executives, managers, employees and other individuals by providing key strategies that lead to professional and personal success.
Commenting on the growth of its business in the region, Salma Sakhnini, Icon’s founder and Managing Director, said, “We, at ICON continue to help our clients identify potential, build capabilities, and transform performance by providing tailored solutions that include; Business Consulting, Performance Improvement, Executive Coaching, Business Assessments, and Employee Training.”
The ICON team became renowned for being ‘The Strategist Partner for Success’ for their record on transforming strategy into performance and implementing strategies that increase sales, streamline and align the business, and boost profitability. ICON has advised, coached, and mentored seasoned leaders in Strategy, Success, and Business Growth. They help their clients transform their businesses and lives, and turn their potential into prosperity.
She added, “Introducing the 360Solutions franchise to our portfolio of services has given us a real edge and complemented our offering. We are confident that we have a truly unbeatable offering that positions us as the leading regional firm when it comes to offering high-quality, complete business performance solutions to our clients.”
“We have seen the business grow very fast, as our offer to the regional market is quality business training which is transformational and equips people with practical tools and knowledge. It is tailored learning with best in class content, using case studies, practical proven tools and methodologies.” As if that doesn’t suffice, Sakhnini goes on to say; “Not only do we offer the best content, an additional factor for our success is our handpicked expert practitioners who had attained their experience at C-level jobs and have climbed the ladder of success to prominent positions.” It certainly is a new level of commitment to excellence that ICON is setting. Our vision and strategy for the region is to take the business learning and development to the next level of high performance and practicality. And this vision and franchise has already started paying good dividends.”
Salma Sakhnini has graduated with an MBA from Yale University and a BA from the American University of Beirut (AUB) and holds the Master License for 360 Solutions -the leading training company globally- for the GCC region, and is a Certified Executive Coach from the International Coach Federation (ICF).? Salma founded and manages her own group of companies that include an industrial manufacturing business, a consulting, training and coaching firm. She previously held a number of senior leadership positions including, working as Vice President with Citibank and as Chief Operating Officer with Rasmala Investments.