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Bata Opens New Training Center in Kenya

Bata recently opened its second staff training academy at the Bata Kenya Factory in Limuru. A colorful ceremony was held on Nov. 23, to inaugurate the new facility, which joins the existing Bata Training Academy located in Guangzhou, China.

The ceremony was presided over by Group human resources director Davide Zornetta, along with Elena Rizzo, head of training for Bata; Alberto Errico, company manager of Bata Kenya and other senior managers from Bata Kenya.

Speaking during the inaugural ceremony, Zornetta urged Bata employees from the region to take advantage of the facility to broaden their skills. He commented: “You are lucky to have this academy here in your region. Use it to improve your skills – that will improve your productivity, both as individuals and as a company.”

Welcoming participants to the new Bata Academy, Errico thanked Bata Brands for choosing Bata Kenya to host the African academy, and assured them that the necessary support would be provided at all times.

Errico stated: “As a company, we understand the importance of employee training and development, and for this reason we pledge our support to the academy to ensure that it succeeds in its objectives.”

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