H.H.V. Whitchurch & Co. Ltd., established and operating in Dominica for the last 105 years, was surpassed in age by its Long Service Employees who were recognized in a private ceremony at the Main Offices of Whitchurch on Wednesday March 25th, 2015.
Eleven Employees were recognised for their long service to the Company. When tabulating the number of years for each employee, it was pleasing to note that collectively these equalled 295 years – more than the Company has been in existence. Gerry Aird, Managing Director congratulated the Long Service Employees and thanking them for their commitment and dedication to the success of the Company. He impressed on them their role in laying the stepping stones to guide the direction of the newcomers to the Company, recognising their integral role over the years.
Jessica Bruney, Nora Joseph, Davidson Remie, Cecilia Williams-Riviere, Robertson Joseph and Jean Riviere were congratulated for Twenty Years of Service. Peter George and Donatien Baron were thanked for Twenty-Five Years of Service. Roslyn Remie was applauded for her Thirty-Five Years of Service. Human Resources Administrator and Company Secretary, Mavis Christian was thanked for her continued commitment and Forty Years of Service. Mrs. Christian, in her closing remarks stated, “always save the best for last,” proceeding to recognise a stalwart of the Company. A gentleman who stood steadfast in times of success and trials to ensure that the quality synonymous with Whitchurch is maintained; his particular attention to detail and expectation of quality and recognition of loyalty created the mission that Whitchurch holds firm to. Gerry Aird celebrates Fifty Years of Service at H.H.V. Whitchurch & Co. Ltd.. Standing next to him to thank him and congratulate him were his two sons, Jason and Damian Whitchurch-Aird.
Whitchurch thanks its Long Service Employees for their dedication to the Company and reminds all that: “Individual commitment to a group effort – that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work.” Vince Lombardi