Farnek Cleans Up with RAKBANK Contract Win
Sep 18, 2017



Leading UAE-based total facilities management (FM) company, Farnek, has been awarded a two-year contract to provide cleaning services for RAKBANK.

Providing the most advanced, comprehensive and stringent cleaning standard in the industry, Farnek’s world-class teams, as adjudged by the largest independent, professional and educational body within the cleaning industry, The British Institute of Cleaning Services (BICSc), will be responsible for all cleaning requirements of the bank’s operation Headquarters in both Dubai and Ras Al Khaimah.

Geoff Stecyk, RAKBANK COO, commented, “Farnek has been chosen for its solid track record in providing professional and superb cleaning services. We especially appreciate the company’s commitment to the environment by using sustainable cleaning materials and products wherever possible.”  

This latest contract builds on Farnek’s extensive client base in the banking sector. Existing clients include Standard Chartered Bank, Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), Al Hilal Bank, the National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD), and Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB). Services range from water tank cleaning to pipeline disinfection to marble polishing.


Additional clients in the banking sector include United Arab Bank, Mashreq Bank and Emirates DOZ & EGTC Building, where the company provides services including maintaining mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP) assets as well as the heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) units.

Markus Oberlin, CEO of Farnek, said: “This agreement further strengthens one of our core business sectors, as we strive to solidify long-term partnerships with major banks across the UAE. Our expertise in the banking sector, particularly our in-depth understanding of the required flexibility of working hours in order to maintain the integrity of the bank’s asset, underscores our market leading position.”

Achievements in the banking sector also feed into Farnek’s wider growth and development across a variety of business sectors and service offerings. Significant contract wins amounting to a combined total of over AED10 million; include a three-year contract to provide cleaning services, MEP maintenance and contact centre staff and services for Dubai Parks and Resorts; and a 15-month MEP contract for IMG Worlds of Adventure.

The company also operates MEP, HVAC maintenance, cleaning, waste management and clerical manpower outsourcing services for several leading UAE-based firms including Du, Cummins, and Emaar’s Gold & Diamond Park. In addition, Farnek holds the ultimate trade reference, the maintenance contract for the tallest building in the world, Burj Khalifa.

For more information, visit www.farnek.com.


About Farnek

Farnek is the leading provider of sustainable and technology driven Total Facilities Management in the United Arab Emirates. Established in the UAE since 1980, Farnek Services LLC is a Swiss owned independent total facilities management company. With a skilled workforce of more than 4000+ employees, Farnek delivers professional Facilities Management services to across several sectors; Aviation, Hospitality, Banking, Retail, Shopping Malls, Telecom, Residential, Commercial, Infrastructure, Government, Education, Leisure and Entertainment.


About RAKBANK     

RAKBANK, also known as The National Bank of Ras Al Khaimah (P.S.C), is one of the UAE’s most dynamic financial institutions. Founded in 1976, it underwent a major transformation in 2001 as it rebranded into RAKBANK and shifted its focus from purely corporate to retail and small business banking. In addition to offering a wide range of Personal Banking services, the Bank increased its lending in the traditional SME, Commercial, and Corporate segment in recent years. The Bank also offers Islamic Banking solutions, via RAKislamic, throughout its 38 branches and its Telephone and Digital Banking channels. RAKBANK is a public joint stock company headquartered in the emirate of Ras Al Khaimah and listed on the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX). For more information, please visit www.rakbank.ae or contact the Call Centre on +9714 213 0000. Alternatively, you can connect with RAKBANK via twitter.com/rakbanklive and facebook.com/rakbank.

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