Al Hassan Ghazi Ibrahim Shaker Co. signs agreement with KPMG for business transformation project

June 16, 2014 1:31 pm

Al Hassan Ghazi Ibrahim Shaker Company, the sole distributor for LG Air Conditioners in the Kingdom, signed an agreement with KPMG for the business transformation project that starts with business process improvement and then selection of the most suitable Enterprise Resource Planning system (ERP), one of the best modern and advanced internal management system for Shaker Group, the exclusive agent for various global brands such as; LG, Indesit, Ariston, Maytag and Midea. The company aims to establish the finest and most innovative approach of investing in current and future resources, through the formation of an integrated project customized for the company under the naming of “Project Synergy”. Mr. Jameel Al Molhem, Managing Director of Al Hassan Ghazi Ibrahim Shaker and Mr. Ebrahim Baeshen, Managing Partner of KPMG office in Jeddah, signed the agreement in the presence of Mr. Hakam Abu Risheh, Country Manager at Al Hassan Ghazi Ibrahim Shaker and Mr. Nader Haffar, Head of Management consulting at KPMG KSA and number of officials from both sides.

Mr. Jameel Al Molhem, Managing Director of Al Hassan Ghazi Ibrahim Shaker said in a statement on this occasion, “The signing of this agreement comes within the framework of the company’s directions to develop and raise the efficiency of administrative, financial and human resources processes of the company, that operates with more than 1,500 employees.This will allow us to meet the best practice in implementing solutions that meet and exceed the growing operations of today and the expected growth of tomorrow.”

Mr. Jameel pointed out that the implementation of this project (Project Synergy) will take up to one year and a half, aiming to restructure the business processes and provide the best technical solutions that cater to the different needs of the company, through using the state-of-the-art software for all internal systems to keep pace with the development and the expansion that Shaker company is witnessing, raising performance and providing the best services to our valued customers.

He added, “We selected KPMG to lead this project due to their professional expertise in this area and their unique reputation in implementing best case practices, keeping Shaker Group at the forefront of innovation.”

“We are keen to the continuous development of the company’s professional practices, ensuring speed and reliability in the implementation of all; administrative, financial, human resources, supply chain management and customer relationship management.This confirms the pioneering and leadership role of Shaker Group in the Saudi market as the leading player in air conditioning solutions and home appliances in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia” concluded Mr.Jameel.

Mr. Ebrahim Baeshen, Managing Partner of KPMG office in Jeddah, stated that, “We’re pleased to sign this agreement with Shaker Company the leader in the field of air conditioning and home appliances in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, providing them with the best Enterprise Resource Planning systems, to increase operating efficiency and improve performance, stressing that KPMG is characterized by the implementation of best global programs that contribute to making a quantum leap in the level of services provided, techniques used, efficiency and accuracy of the information required to support the comprehensiveness and systems of companies.