Agroamérica rewards its workers with the “Fernando Bolaños Productivity Award”
Guatemala, June 2011. Each year, Agroamerica awards farms and workers that achieve higher productivity yields. To do that, it evaluates the fulfillment of production targets, technical and environmental standards, disciplinary rules and adherence to the values of the company, among others. This year, 2 farms and 240 workers were creditors of the prize which is named by the founder of the corporation, consisting of cash and prizes in kind.
With this recognition, the company encourages employees to constantly seek excellence and meet the company’s values which are: perseverance, hard work, team work, responsibility, honesty and generosity. For Agroamerica it is a commitment providing quality products with social responsibility.
At the award ceremony, the Manager of Human Resources, said: “The Fernando Bolaños Productivity Award has been a great motivational complement to our staff because it shows that the company recognizes the efficiency, performance, quality and team work”.
Luz Cifuentes, a worker in one of the winning farms: “I am happy, because nobody had given us recognition like this. Thus, they demonstrate to us that we are important to the company. In addition, the prize money will help me a lot and this year we will do a better job to claim the prize next year”.
Hernán Alejandro Cal, Fruit Receiver and award-winning employee said: “I am happy to have won the award for productivity. We thank God and the company because they value our work and effort. I am grateful to colleagues because we all worked our hardest to win. This motivates me to keep doing things better”.
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