We, at Al Ain Holding, are committed to the best practice in corporate governance. We do our business with professionalism, transparency, integrity and high work ethics.
The Board of Directors, assisted by the Executive Management Committee and the Internal Audit & Risk, ensure that corporate governance is applied in all business processes, activities and operations.
Our Corporate Governance includes:
- Reliable, accurate and transparent reporting.
- Compliance with local and international laws, rules and regulations.
- Adherence to corporate policies and procedures.
Board of Directors
The Board of Directors operates under the directives of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Board Chairman. The Board is responsible for reviewing and approving the corporate business strategy. The Board applies appropriate controls and ensures that corporate governance practices are fulfilled.
Executive Management Committee (EMC)
The EMC reviews all investments and ensures a balance between risks and returns. It assesses internal controls, ensuring objectivity, independence and cost-effectiveness, and recommends appropriate improvements.
Group Internal Audit & Risk (GIA)
Group Internal Audit & Risk assists Shareholders, Board of Directors and Executive Management in discharging their duties of overseeing and enhancing Group operations. This is achieved through independent audits and consultations designed to evaluate and enhance the internal control system. Group Internal Audit & Risk reports to Board as well as Shareholders. Operations of Group Internal Audit & Risk are governed by “International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing” published by “The Institute of Internal Auditors”, USA.
Al Ain Holding assesses all risks associated with its business and investments and develops plans to prevent any losses and damages at the Group level including subsidiary and affiliate companies.
Internal Control Framework
The Al Ain Holding’s system of internal control has a key role in ensuring that the Board and Management are able to achieve the Company’s business objectives, as well as safeguarding the Company’s assets.
Code of Conduct
Our management and employees adhere to our Code of Conduct, which covers general business principles, compliance, privacy and confidentiality.