BBC Apprentice Presents Apprenticeship Award
Redditch based Oakland International employee, Quality Assurance Assistant, Kazimierz Libront, has been presented with the Business Administration Apprenticeship Achiever Award.
Kazimierz was presented with the award by Tim Campbell MBE, the first ever winner of the hit BBC TV series The Apprentice and the Lord Mayor’s Ambassador for Training and Enterprise at the annual North East Worcestershire College Apprenticeship Awards held in Bromsgrove.
Celebrating the success of local companies who recognise the importance of employee development, award finalist and overall winner, Kazimierz, commented: “The award was a total surprise and I am very, very proud to accept this award.
“What a wonderful night and a great honour to have won. I would like to thank Oakland International and the College, for their continued help and support with my career development.”
Kazimierz has worked for the food distribution specialist, Oakland International, for three-years, to date completing Oakland’s Management Development Programme as well as a Business Administration NVQ level 2 course.
David Hoey, HR and Purchasing Director at Oakland International stated: “As a member of The Oakland Academy, we are delighted with the help and support Kazimierz has received from North East Worcestershire College.
“We hope this is just the start of many awards for our Academy members currently working to develop their skills and business knowledge. So far this year, 1000 hours have been invested in staff training, with significant progress attained by 135 colleagues undertaking over 134 courses!”
A multi temperature supply chain specialist, Oakland International operates flexible and innovative supply chain solutions forchilled, ambient and frozen goods, daily supporting major retailers, wholesalers, cash ‘n’ carrys and foodservice outlets in the UK, Ireland and Europe.