28th June 2021, Dubai, UAE: AG Power, part of the diversified Al Ghurair Investment group, has been selected as the winner of the Dubai Quality Appreciation Award (DQAA) in the Construction category at the 27th Business Excellence Awards ceremony. The Dubai Economic Department (DED) honoured the winners under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.
Held annually, the Business Excellence Awards honours the sustained high-quality performance, achievements and excellence of various businesses and entities. AG Power received the DQAA in recognition of its transformative approach to developing innovative power solutions that set a high-quality standard, raising the benchmark across the industry. When the company was formed in 2015, it was built upon the transformative European Foundation for Quality Management excellence model, putting commitment to performance and innovation at is very core. With these leading principles, AG Power has successfully provided customers with high quality installations and services that meet the requirements and are fit for the purpose.
Speaking about the Award, Jacob John, CEO, AG Power commented: “Over the last six decades, the Al Ghurair family has built a legacy of making a meaningful difference to the community, to facilitate positive societal change. Across the Group, these heritage values are embedded into the very core of our business, as we lead with our Purpose of ‘Enhancing Life’. At AG Power, this purpose is embedded into the heart of who we are, and we strive to add value in all we do, every single day.
It is therefore an honour for us to receive the DQAA in recognition of our commitment to excellence; I would like to thank HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai and the Dubai Economic Department for this accolade. I am proud of our team who have worked tirelessly to uphold our continuous focus on improvement, and who have consistently delivered high quality standards. This is just the start of our journey and, as we move forward, we do so with a dedicated emphasis on excellence, and an aspiration to elevate standards across the construction industry.”
A.G. Dorairaj, Head of Power Projects Division, Abu Dhabi and Western Region, said: “Commitment to adopting international best practices and quality standards is integral to AG Power’s ethos. This accolade by the Dubai Quality Award, serves to underscore the quality work being produced by our team. As a business born in the UAE, we are committed to excellence and creating sustained value for our customers.”
Iftikar.T, Head of Power Projects Division, Dubai and Northern Emirates Region, said: “We are delighted to be awarded the Dubai Quality Appreciation Award. The award is a strong example of AG Power’s dedication to ensuring the services that we provide to our customers are of the highest quality and standards. Moreover, it reflects the dedication of our entire team who are the key players in ensuring we continue to build our reputation for excellence. We are looking forward to continuing on this journey in order to deliver quality power solutions across the nation.”
About AG Power
AG Power is part of AG Investments and has been registered as Limited Liability Company in Dubai since September 2015. It is a 100% UAE National owned company formed to execute HV Substations, Cabling & Overhead Lines, as EPC Turnkey Contracts. AG Power operates with the mission to deliver sustainable, customer focused and value driven power transmission and distribution solutions, using innovative approach that complies with international standards in quality, occupational health, safety and environmental matters. AG POWER is approved and recognized by various utilities including DEWA, Transco, ADDC, AADC and Private developers like EGA, NAKHEEL, DP World, ADNOC, MERAAS, EMAAR etc., AG Power are commissioned with a purpose and so give a lot of importance in implementing construction with strategy that eventually enhances lives.
About the Dubai Quality Award
The Dubai Quality Award (DQA) was introduced in 1994 by Dubai’s Department of Economic Development. The award, which is based on the Excellence Model of the European Foundation for Quality Management was inspired by the vision on His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai. It is presented to companies that have demonstrated a commitment to best practices in their respective fields and is open to all companies operating in the UAE.