Bahri Annual Report-2013

Support Departments Planning and Business Development Division

The Planning and Business Development Division is responsible for the strategic planning of the company including regular review of the Company’s plans and follow-up of their implementation. It assumes the responsibilities of planning and coordination among various business sectors and other strategic support services divisions/departments and for following up their performance in line with the objectives set forth in the Company’s strategic plan.

Responsibilities of Planning and Business Development Division

• Provide reports on business activity in the financial sector, operating costs, performance of peers and predictability of market trends. • Establish relations and communications with consultants and ship builders, as well as the government entities. • Provide support and assistance to the Communications and Human Resources Departments to develop and apply the approved initiatives. • Develop new strategic plan for future. • Bahri was recognized by Forbes Middle East as “One of the Top Companies in the Arab Region” in 2013 • Bahri was awarded with “Best Tanker Operator Award” during Seatrade Middle East and Indian Subcontinent Awards Ceremony dinner held in November 2013 in Dubai • Bahri received the award for “Best Managed Company in the Middle East under Transportation and Shipping Sector” by Euromoney in 2013 for the second consecutive year • Bahri participated in an exhibition and a Career Day in Dhahran. The exhibition aimed to attract university graduates, especially graduates from King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals.

• Monitor business plans and key performance indicators of all sectors of the Company and report quarterly results to the Management. • Define and assess the proposals for the appropriate business activities in line with the Company’s interest and strategic plans. • Help develop strategic partnership in the joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, and investment.

• Maintain interaction and coordination with all sectors to provide assistance and appropriate guidance with the aim to facilitate the implementation of the Company’s strategic plan. • Provide technical support to General Cargo Transportation Sector in planning the new building of ships and the sale of old general cargo vessels (Saudi Abha, Saudi Diriyah, Saudi Hofuf and Saudi Tabuk).

Communications Department

Memberships • Organization of the Islamic Shipowners Association (OISA) • National Committee for Joint Stock Companies • US-Saudi Arabian Business Council (USSABC) Participations and Awards • Bahri received “Seatrade 2013 Global Performance Award” for its exceptional performance and significant contribution to the Marine Transport Sector during the 25th Seatrade Awards Ceremony Dinner held in London during May 2013 • Bahri was ranked second for the “Best General Cargo Transportation Agent” by India’s (Gujarat State) in 2013

The Communications Department coordinates with all Bahri sectors and departments ensuring the consistent application of the corporate identity and the communication of the true nature of the Company. It supervises the operation of all initiatives reflecting corporate reputation and enhances internal communication systems to support Management. The department has strong relationships with media, positively contributing to the Company and serving the customers and shareholders by showing progress and improvements.

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