Presentation on theme: "The Sultanate Of Oman A country rich in history and heritage Blessed with a magnificent topography that is unique and untouched Steeped in history, culture."— Presentation transcript:
2 The Sultanate Of OmanA country rich in history and heritageBlessed with a magnificent topography that is unique and untouchedSteeped in history, culture and traditions, Oman continues to make magnificent strides in all spheres of development with progressive government initiativesModern Oman is a land of thriving opportunities for new business partnershipsOman - a leisure destination and a major business hub for global enterprises
3 About OmanOman lies on the Tropic of Cancer in the extreme southeast corner of the Arabian Peninsula, covering an area of major strategic importance.Oman today is a vibrant growing economy functioning as a modern state on par with the best of the developed world but remains at heart a traditional country with pride in its history, culture and heritage.Oman a part of GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council), borders the United Arab Emirates on the northwest, Saudi Arabia on the west, and Yemen on the southwest
4 About OmanUnder the visionary leadership of His Majesty, Sultan Qaboos bin Said, the country has witnessed sustainable development and economic growth in all spheres of industry and commerceArea: Second largest landmass among GCC states. The Sultanate of Oman, with an area of 309,500 square kms, encompasses diverse range of topography, including mountains ranges, arid deserts and fertile plains
5 About OmanFour Governorates Muscat, Musandam, Dhofar, Al BuraimiMajor Cities/TownsMuscat - Capital of Oman Sohar, Salalah, Sur, NizwaPopulation: Total 2.9 mn (The Report: Oman 2012)70% Nationals and 30% Expats (Approx.)Language: Arabic, EnglishReligion: Islam: Ibadhi 75%, Sunni & Shia, but a liberal state with freedom of practicing ones faith
6 GDP - per capita (PPP): $28,500 (2012 est.) OMAN GDP REAL GROWTH: Economic IndicatorsGDP - per capita (PPP): $28,500 (2012 est.)OMAN GDP REAL GROWTH:Source:CIA FactbookImproved investment climate and domestic demand together with sound economic policies has ensured consistent growth
7 Economic IndicatorsCurrency: Rial Omani, pegged to the dollar Major Industries: Oil, Natural Gas, Agriculture, Fishing, Tourism Major Trading Partners: Japan, UAE, South Korea, China, EU, Thailand Ports: 6 portsA young population – 50% below the age of twenty.Focus on Education, IT, Research, Tourism, Construction and InfrastructureExpanding markets for luxury and branded goodsStable and steady growth in infrastructure and government spendingGrowing economic prosperity
8 Oman is one of the major business hubs in the GCC GrowthOman is one of the major business hubs in the GCCStrategically located, Oman controls most of the ancient and modern maritime trade routes in the world The travel and tourism industry has been a key pillar of the economy and is to expand at a significantly higher rate in this decade.Diversification of economy is a key factor that will drive all industries to excelOman is ranked 47 out of 185 economies in ‘Ease of Doing Business’ - World Bank 2013 ((http://www.doingbusiness.org)A land of myriad opportunities
9 Khimji Ramdas – Since 1870• Leading business conglomerate in Oman• Diversified group, with interests in trading,distribution, retailing, training, restaurants andmanufacturing.• An annual turnover of more than $ 1 bn• SAP integrated business processes• India Operations with Procter and Gamble (P&G )• Committed to customer service and excellence• Offers world’s leading brands in products & services• World class distribution and supply chain• Employs more than 5000 employees spread acrossOman, UAE and India.Set new benchmarks in quality leadership
10 Vision“To uphold the legacy of our proud past and strive to realise the full potential and promise of this millennium.”Mission“To sustain our leadership position nurtured over a period of a century requires more than just entrepreneurship. It takes superior product skills, dedication to excellence and quality in everything we do and a corporate environment marked by teamwork, accountability and constant innovation.”
11 Then & NowOver a century ago, Ramdas Thackersey set sail from the coastal town of Mandvi in Kutch, on India’s western coastHis son Khimji Ramdas followed him. His sons, Gokaldas Khimji and Mathradas Khimji established the companyThe Current Directors:Kanaksi Gokaldas KhimjiAnil Mathradas KhimjiAjay Mathradas KhimjiPankaj Kanaksi KhimjiNailesh Kanaksi KhimjiHritik Ajay KhimjiMihir Ajay KhimjiCharanjiv TanejaOver decades KR has built an enviablereputation for trust, reliability, quality,commitment and a win-win approach
12 Robust Governance Structure & Processes 37 divisions under 4 business groups in Oman with international operations in UAE and India - headed by Group CEOsGroup CEOs report to Directors, entailing a high degree of top level participative managementCentralised head office functions facilitate effective Finance, HR, IT, Audit, Corporate and Marketing Communication efforts across all KR GroupsStrategic mix of control and delegationensures high business efficiency;Commitment to quality andcustomer satisfaction
13 Beacon of strengths143 Years of Corporate Excellence in OmanFirmly entrenched in the farthest corners of the countryUnique insights into Oman and its market demographics and psychographicsDeep understanding of the customer psycheOffers leading global brands with emphasis on promoting a wide range of Omani productsExtensive market coverage with intensive customer engagementsMore than 400 global brands trust KR
15 Committed to progressManufacturing facilities for Paints in Muscat, Printing and Packaging (Roto Packing) factory in UAE, and Steel Office Furniture in Sohar (JV with Godrej)Supporting government initiatives to encourage and accelerate private sector growthInitiating programmes that add value to government plans for empowering OmanisEducational improvements and Omanisation of work force through periodic orientation & trainingPeople Power Company – We believe only a happy employee can keep customers happyWe enrich the lives of our customers and employees and contribute to the infrastructural and industrial progress of Oman
16 Why Khimji Ramdas?Unbeatable network with more than distributor pointsUnmatched warehousing facilities spread over ,000 m2Unequalled customer interface through 100 plus retail outlets spread across Oman.Unrivalled workforce of more than 5000 employees across Oman, UAE and India, with profound marketing insights honed over decadesMore than anything, it’s the unparalleled TRUST that more than 400 global brands place in us, which makes us one of the largest business conglomerates in Oman.
17 Our network of 100+ showrooms & outlets across Oman Why Khimji Ramdas?Our network of 100+ showrooms & outlets across Oman- 60 Consumer Products Retail outlets (Khimji’s Mart, Al Asalah Mart, Oman Oil quick shops, ROP Welfare Market) across Oman - 31 Pizza Hut International chain of restaurants with world famous brands including Cafe Vergnano 1882,Café Italiano and The Bollywood and The Indus - 6 Luxury & Lifestyle outlets 12 Bait Al Ahlam premium showrooms displaying a rangeof Home Products & Building essentials1 State-of-the-art exclusive watches showroomA vast pool of trained professionals with excellentnetworking contacts with the government institutions and large corporateWhen you partner with Khimji Ramdas, you automatically leverage the advantages of its presence and leadership in Oman.
18 Khimji Ramdas Group was recognized at the 1st Oman Customer Service Excellence Awards 2012 KR’s customer-centric philosophy promotes best practices and innovations in customer care.Customer Care Toll-free helpline is managed by highly trained officers.Award winning KR Blog (Bright Sparks) - The first corporate blog in Oman - Over 400 views per day - Serves as a customers hub for complaints, grievances, appreciation and queries.The Facebook page gives real time information about products, services, and promotions.
19 Corporate Social Responsibility Khimji Ramdas takes its role as a corporate citizen seriously and is actively involved in training and development of National talent for greater responsibility. It supports several charities and civil organizations in the Sultanate of Oman involved with• Children and people with Special needs• Education & Sports• Health and Welfare• SME Entrepreneurship• Environment• Blood Donation Camps• Training on Defensive DrivingWe care - for our employees,our customers and our society
20 Our Key OperationsTo focus on growth effectively, the KR businesses have been segmented into 4 core groups:Infrastructure GroupOffice Furniture andStorage SolutionsHome FurnitureAir Conditioning andRefrigerationAppliances and KitchensBuilding Materials Electrical Products Industrial Machinery & ToolsConstructionEngineering ServicesPaintsConstruction ServicesConsumer Products GroupProcter and GamblePhilip MorrisCommoditiesPharmaceuticals- Khimji Pharmacy- Kaya Skin ClinicConsumer Products- Bel Groupe- Consumer AgenciesCPG Retail- Khimji’s Mart- Aswaiq Al Asalah Mart- ROP Welfare Shops- Oman Oil Quick ShopsProjects & Logistics GroupProjects• Automobile & Defense Projects• Special Projects• Marine Projects• Al Ahlia Environmental Services• Automotive WorkshopLogisticsKhimji Ramdas ShippingClearing and ForwardingAir CargoBlue Eagle LogisticsKuehne+NagelKR Insurance ServicesMiddle East Fuji Khimji’sSchenker Khimji’sKhimji’s Sparkle Marine ServicesKhimji’s House of TravelKR Relocation ServicesKR Shipping DubaiKR and Sons DubaiLifestyle GroupLuxury & Lifestyle WatchesRestaurantsKhimji International LLC- Pizza Hut- The Bollywood- The IndusKhimji Restaurants Int LLC- Caffe Vergnano 1882- Café italianoEducation & Training(Khimji Training Institute)Information andCommunication Technology
21 Our Key Operations UAE and INDIA UAE OperationsIndia OperationsKhimji Ramdas India Private Limited (KRIPL)KR Shipping DubaiKhimji Ramdas P&G - New DelhiKR and Sons DubaiKhimji Ramdas P&G - GujaratCommodities - Deira DubaiMiddle East Fuji Khimji Shipping UAE
22 A MessageFor decades now, Khimji Ramdas has always striven to offer quality products and services to the people in Oman. Our ubiquitous presence, our strong reliable service support, and a deep understanding of the market, has led many global and premium domestic brands to partner with us.Our credo of "Customer First” has earned us the abiding faith and trust of all our stakeholders. Today, as our nation's economy becomes stronger, KR stands committed to caring for and enriching the lives of all those we touch with our diverse offerings.Sheikh Kanaksi Gokaldas KhimjiDirector, Khimji Ramdas Group