Abigroup sponsors Victorian NAWIC Awards
21 October 2010
Abigroup’s Southern Region, which covers Victoria, South Australia and Tasmania, was a major sponsor of the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) Awards (VIC) which were held on Friday 8 October.
Vin Vassallo, Abigroup’s Southern Region General Manager, presented the Abigroup Award for Outstanding Achievement in Construction.
“What excites me most is the diversity of the people and the focus we as a business have on gender diversity,” said Vin at the Awards.
“Today Abigroup’s Southern Region employs approximately 340 staff of which 23% are women. Around 11% of our wages workforce are apprentices or trainees and a fantastic 36% of these young people are women.
“The future of women in our industry and workforce is bright. We value diversity – it’s simply good business.”
Southern Region General Manager Vin Vassallo at the Awards