Amazon expands in Saudi Arabia with a new corporate office in Riyadh

Amazon expands in Saudi Arabia with a new corporate office in Riyadh

Amazon launched its new office in Riyadh which houses employees from various sectors of the company’s operations. These operations include e-commerce, smart devices, Amazon Payments Services, Internet Services, and Amazon Advertising.

“We are pleased to inaugurate our new office in the capital of the Kingdom, confirming our commitment to serving customers, vendor partners, and employees in the Kingdom, as well as supporting its social and economic growth in line with the Saudi Vision 2030. We will continue to develop our investments in the Kingdom across various sectors, including e-commerce, smart devices, and Amazon Payment Services, among others,” said Ronaldo Mouchawar, Vice President of Amazon Middle East and North Africa (MENA).

The e-commerce platform is also planning to launch an initiative to empower and train Saudi talent by meeting with employees working in various functions across the company.

It also signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Ministry of Investment (MISA) and the Small and Medium Enterprises General Authority (Monsha’at) earlier this year. The MoU will enhance their presence in the local market enabling small and medium enterprises to sell their products to millions of customers across Saudi Arabia and help scores of entrepreneurs set up their logistics businesses.

It also launched a hiring program for female delivery associates to create opportunities for women in the last mile in partnership with its Delivery Service Partners in Saudi Arabia. This program will upskill and train Saudi women with the skills, technology, and experience needed to be successful in suitable logistics and delivery roles.

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