Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 12 December 2019: The Advanced Electronics Company (AEC) participated in the 9th Saudi Arabia Smart Grid Conference (SASG 2019) held at the Ritz Carlton in Jeddah on 10-12 December. More than 2,500 participants and 70 exhibitors from the Kingdom and abroad took part in the conference to promote their products, services, ideas, and businesses.
AEC participated at the conference due to its role as an energy manufacturing leader that offers innovative and integrated smart energy solutions. The conference, which is one of the leading events in the region, helps promote the company’s presence in the network of smart grids.
Participants and visitors interested in smart grid solutions were impressed with AEC’s solutions and technologies, that showcased its latest developments in Smart Meters, Universal Substation Meters, and Advanced Metering Infrastructure.
AEC is known as the designer, developer, and manufacturer of smart meter technologies that offer an integrated approach to energy consumption, enable consumers to track the consumption of their facilities and reduce operational costs for companies. These certified technologies, which are designed to suit local needs and conditions and are compliant with international standards.
During the event, AEC welcomed a number of senior officials and industry leaders to its stand, including His Excellency Eng. Osama Al-Zamil, Saudi Arabia’s Deputy Minister of Industry and Mineral Resources, and His Excellency Dr. Khalid Al-Sultan, President of King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy.
Commenting on the participation, Abdulaziz Al-Duailej, CEO of AEC, said: "We were delighted to be present at the 9th Saudi Arabia Smart Grid Conference, a gathering for decision-makers and leading smart energy companies, and a great opportunity to meet regional and international partners and share insights into current trends. The conference was an additional strategic platform through which we showcased our latest technologies and systems in the fields of energy and the latest developments in the technology of Smart Meters, and Universal Substation Meters. Thanks to the remarkable response that our exhibition has received from customers, stakeholders and strategic partners, we have increased our determination to provide more solutions that meet the expectations of our customers, and enhance the company's role in leading the processes of localization, manufacturing and technology transfer in the Saudi energy sector in line with the goals of Vision 2030.”
During the Saudi Arabia Smart Grid Conference, AEC welcomed a number of senior officials and industry leaders to its stand, including His Excellency Eng. Osama Al-Zamil, Saudi Arabia’s Deputy Minister of Industry and Mineral Resources, and His Excellency Dr. Khalid Al-Sultan, President of King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy where they were introduced to AEC’s latest products including its Smart Meters (ADDAD), Universal Substation Meters (USM) and Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI).
Riyadh, KSA – 10 December 2019: Advanced Electronics Company (AEC), a Saudi Arabian Military Industries (SAMI) company, has announced its participation in the upcoming Saudi Arabia Smart Grid (SASG 2019) conference. The company will showcase its innovative smart metering technology and Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) solutions at the event, which is taking place from 10 - 12 December at The Ritz-Carlton Jeddah in Saudi Arabia.
SASG 2019 is one of the region's leading gatherings for the Smart Grid sector and encompasses all aspects of the production, transportation and distribution of electricity. Now in its ninth edition, the annual event attracts more than 2,500 participants and 70 exhibitors and is attended by government representatives and members of the scientific, business and technological communities.
The conference offers a unique platform to share the latest products, services and ideas in the field of emerging technologies. As part of its participation, AEC will be highlighting a range of products including its IEC-Standard Smart Meters (ADDAD), Universal Substation Meters and Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI). This pioneering technology provides consumers with valuable insights on their utility consumption and helps to drive more efficient energy use and reduce operational costs for businesses.
Abdulaziz Al-Duailej, CEO of AEC, commented: “Our participation in Saudi Arabia Smart Grid will not only enable us to showcase our cutting-edge products and solutions, but also to connect with some of the industry’s brightest minds and contribute to the development of a robust energy ecosystem. As a leader in manufacturing, localization and the transfer of technology, AEC’s endeavors in research and development are driving greater efficiency and helping to secure the energy needs of the Kingdom and the wider region. We will continue to harness the power of innovation in support of the goals of Vision 2030, the government’s ambitious roadmap for a prosperous and sustainable future.”
Mr. Abdulaziz Al Duailej, CEO of Advanced Electronics Company, received today Mr. Turki Al-Jawini, Director-General of the Human Resources Development Fund (HRDF) at AEC’s headquarters. Mr. Turki Al-Jawini visited the company to learn about its capabilities and solutions in the field of information and communication technology (ICT) as well as to discuss ways to strengthen and develop the future relationship between the company and the Fund.
Knowing that Advanced Electronics Company represents one of the most important enablers for digital transformation, and one of the largest incubators for trained Saudi talent where the company employs more than 2,100 highly qualified employees, more than 80% of whom are Saudi nationals with leadership and executive positions.
Riyadh, 25 November 2019: The Advanced Electronics Company (AEC), a Saudi Arabian Military Industries (SAMI) company, won the LinkedIn Award for Best Development, Training, and Learning Culture among more than 1,000 companies in the Middle East and North Africa. The award is a culmination of the company’s efforts as an incubator of outstanding talents who are trained in accordance with the best training and qualification methodologies in the Kingdom and the region.
LinkedIn presents this award to encourage HR departments in companies and institutions interested in using the solutions and activities on its platform. It works on developing talents and offering valuable training programs that enhance the capabilities of employees and meet their needs as an influential segment in providing technical and administrative solutions in the fields of Best Learning Culture, Best Social Employee, Rising Star, Best Talent Acquisition Team, Best Brand, and Leading Talent Analytics.
This year, more than 200 HR leaders from the largest companies and institutions in the Middle East participated in the award, which targets organizations and institutions in the private and public sectors.
AEC’s win came after the LinkedIn team analyzed the performance, results, and impact of more than 1,000 organizations across the MENA region in finding, hiring, and developing outstanding talents using LinkedIn Solutions. The company was chosen as a final candidate for this year’s Best Learning Culture awards, and the final announcement came in November 2019 with the company winning first prize and the prestigious HR award.
AEC CEO Mr. Abdulaziz Al Duailej expressed the company’s happiness with this impressive win, which culminates the company’s ambitious plan to attract Saudi talents and develop their skills through world-class training programs to build a remarkable team that drives the company to success and strengthens its famed efficient and high-quality project execution. He noted that this meets the company’s aspirations as a leader in the fields of electronics and industries working within an advanced military system aiming to develop military and logistics industries in the Kingdom.
Senior Vice President of HR Eng. Abdullah Al Qadi noted that this award reflects the company’s efforts in training its talents and creating an environment that encourages development and innovation in line with the needs of the job market as well as rapidly changing technologies. He added that the company is proud to be an incubator for technical and administrative talents and the valuable expertise of more than 2,100 employees, more than 80 percent of whom are Saudis. In addition, the team includes more than 300 trained, qualified and certified Saudi engineers working across the company’s different departments.
The Advanced Electronics Company was honored today for being the diamond sponsor of the Saudi International Maritime Forum along with the Saudi Arabian Military Industries Company (SAMI) and SAMI Navantia.
AEC also welcomed a number of senior officials to its stand, including H.E. Admiral Fayyadh bin Hamed Al-Ruwailii, Chairman of the General Staff, and H.E. Lte Gen Admiral Fahad bin Abdullah Al-Ghofaily, Commander of Royal Saudi Naval Forces, they were introduced to AEC’s latest technologies on display at the forum including its Security Information and Event Management (SIEM), Fleet Management System (MADAR), and Unmanned Surface Vessels (USV).