UAE-based business conglomerate, Western International Group integrates group-wide HR operations with Ramco

Parent company of prominent brands NESTO & GEEPAS chooses Ramco HCM & Global Payroll to unify HR operations of its 10,000+ employees across 10 countries




Dubai, UAE/ Chennai, India – December 26, 2016 – Multifaceted holding group, Western International Group today announced that it has chosen Ramco Systems’ full suite Human Capital Management solution, to digitize its HR and payroll operations.

Dubai-headquartered Western International, which owns and manages electronics, household products, fashion, retail and e-commerce businesses, among others, will roll out Ramco’s software for over 10,000 personnel, across 10 countries, including all of GCC, India, China and Thailand. 

Employees from various brands under Western International Group, including – GEEPAS, NESTO, ROYALFORD, OLSENMARK, YOUNGLIFE, BABYPLUS, PARAJOHN and CLARKFORD will now get a seamless HR experience, group-wide.

This is a massive transformation from a legacy HR system to a completely mobile solution which will integrate Core HR, Recruitment, Talent Management, Performance Management, Employee Self-Service and Time & Attendance, along with Payroll.

K.P Basheer, Chairman, Western International Group, said, “Western International has always envisioned to evolve into a global conglomerate with focus on technology and innovation. Ramco’s end-to-end HR solution will help us bring our multiple businesses spread across geographies under a unified umbrella. With Ramco HCM, we will be able to improve efficiency across HR & Talent Management functionalities of our diversified business holdings, standardize internal processes and give our associates a simple and mobile-driven HR experience.”

Virender Aggarwal, CEO, Ramco Systems, said, “With intuitive features like Chatbots and Mobility, Ramco HCM integrated with Global Payroll has been witnessing great uptake across markets. Our win at Western International cements our record of transforming multi-disciplinary businesses in the UAE, and also speaks to the universal application of our HR solutions. This win further strengthens our presence in the region and reaffirms Ramco as a trusted HR software brand.”

Trusted by 400+ global customers, Ramco HCM & Global Payroll with Time & Attendance is compliant with statutory and taxes across 35+ countries and has partnerships to cover Payroll for 108 countries, globally. Recognized as an Achiever in Everest Group’s Multi-Country Payroll Assessment, Ramco HCM with built-in Mobility and Intuitive user experience continues to add on an average two new customers a week in 2016. With a comprehensive coverage of APAC, Middle East and Australia, Ramco Global Payroll covers countries such as Hong Kong, Philippines, Thailand, Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam, China, India among others in APAC; all of GCC and Egypt, Nigeria, Ghana, Sudan, Republic of S. Africa, in Middle East-Africa; Australia, New Zealand, United States and UK.

About Western International Group:

Western International Group is a multifaceted holding group comprising of several verticals and businesses that spread over more than half the world. WIG owns and Manages several brands of repute across several industries and have been, in a span of 30 years, able to build a strong presence in the market.

The Group is a diversified business conglomerate, which owns and manages several reputed brands under their belt like super brand award winning consumer electronics brand GEEPAS, NESTO (Retail Chain with several Hypermarkets and Department stores in the region), ROYALFORD (Household Products), YOUNGLIFE (Garments & Innerwear), PARAJOHN (Luggage and travel accessories), BABYPLUS, BRANDZONE (Fashion and Household Retailer), and Guinness award winning GEEPAS PROPERTIES (Real Estate Projects).

The organization currently employs close to 10000 employees from 15 different nationalities spread across 10 countries.  Western International is known for facilitating great learning environment for employees through its continuous focus on improving business processes through latest technological innovations.