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Efficacy of emergency response a must for firms to survive today: Mukherjee.

Tribune News Network Doha The ability to effectively respond to and manage an emergency is essential to ensure an organisation's survivability in today's fast-paced business environment, said Vodafone Qatar's Business Continuity Manager Arnab Mukherjee. He was addressing a conference that discussed best practices in business continuity and risk management' across various public and private entities. "With the emergence of new threats including cyber-terrorism and bio-terrorism and the increasing exposure of organisations to traditional threats such as fraud, systems failure, natural disasters, product recalls and more, a resilient approach to business strategies and agile restoration of your business operation is essential," he added. Vodafone Qatar, which is the"Gold Sponsors" of the first Qatar Business Continuity Conference being organised by the BCI Qatar Forum, also received an award in recognition of the company's contribution in the business continuity space in Qatar. Vodafone has an established business resilience programme across its global footprint to ensure it achieves effective and timely response to any emergency or crisis involving its critical business operations. Each local market and group entity programme is aligned with international standards and local legislation. Vodafone's senior management is actively engaged in its business continuity and crisis management programme, which is subject to an annual review and communicated within the organisation. The one-day conference under the theme"Stability and Achievements" was held at under the patronage of Minister for Energy and Industry HE Dr Mohammed bin Saleh al Sada.

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Publication:Qatar Tribune (Doha, Qatar)
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Date:Dec 5, 2017
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