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Chloride Exide-inaugural awards rolls to life


By Tendai Guvamombe (Harare)

Amalgamated Regional Trading (ART) identified with the brand name,Exide on Friday held its Long Serving Awards for the outstanding employees at a local hotel in the Capital.

In a speech Kudzai Pasipanodya Managing Director Chloride Zimbabwe Exide reiterated on the importance of honoring outstanding long serving employees who contributed to the continuity of the company.

“As Chloride Zimbabwe Exide we are delighted to honor our employees because we believe workers help to maintain fabric of the organization and its continuity, we value them as we also believe they are the major pillar of the organization.”

The awards were classified according to work experience ranging from ten up to forty-four years and were conferred to 16 employees with Clever Makoto and Philip Chirambamuriwo emerging the longest serving employees respectively.

Clever Makoto who have served Chloride Zimbabwe Exide for the past 44 years expressed his excitement saying hard work and commitment made him an achiever.

“We thank the Lord for this wonderful opportunity, this came as a result of hard work and commitment and I also urge my fellow colleagues adopt the same traits for the development of our company and our livelihoods.”

In an interview with Milton Macheka Chief Executive Officer Amalgamated Regional Trading (ART) the company stands where it is today due to resilience and is also faced with problems of foreign currency and power outages.

“As a company we are not progressing, despite the current economic hardships we have maintained our status core though foreign currency and power outages among other challenges are negatively affecting progressions.”

Chloride Exide Zimbabwe is a wholly owned division of ART Corporation specialits in the supply and manufacturers of Exide batteries. The company is also now identified with provisions of total solar solutions.

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