Meezan Bank, Pakistan’s leading Islamic bank has recently launched its ‘Employee Satisfaction Survey (ESS)’ countrywide at a launch ceremony held at the Bank’s Head Office, in Karachi. The event, which was chaired by Mr. Ariful Islam – Deputy CEO, Meezan Bank and attended by executives and middle management of the Bank, was also broadcast live to all Regional Offices across the country.
The ceremony commenced with a recitation from the Holy Quran, followed by an introduction from Mr. Khalid Zaman Khan – Group Head of Human Resources, Learning & Development, who walked the audience through the progress the Bank has made in terms of ensuring authentic leadership communication, improved internal practices and policies and employee engagement through the previous surveys. He continued, “Underpinning this survey is our commitment to letting our employees feel heard. Employee engagement, wellness, and satisfaction are closely linked to our strategy and we are hopeful that the results of this survey will enable us to foster greater satisfaction in the Bank’s overall climate.”
Mr. Khalid’s speech was followed by a detailed presentation on the subject by Mr. Arsalan Ahmed Khan, Head of Talent Acquisition & Digital HR Solutions. He shed light on the importance of the Employee Satisfaction Survey for the Bank, and how it will help upscale the Bank’s culture.
Mr. Ariful Islam, while speaking at the occasion, reinforced that a healthy culture could only be created through fair and honest feedback. He re-emphasized the importance of the survey and encouraged employees towards active participation.