Meatco stands out at the 2018 PMR Awards

06 Apr 2018

LTR- Acting Chief Executive Officer  Jannie Breytenbach and Executive Stakeholder Relations and Corporate Affairs, Vehaka Tjimune holding the PMR Awards Meatco won.

Meatco achieved yet another milestone by winning two Professional Management Review (PMR) Africa Awards, for a third consecutive year on 12 March 2018.

The company was awarded for Outstanding 1st Overall in the categories Agriculture (Abattoirs), Agriculture (Livestock) and in the usual threshold Meat Processing Companies, amidst the current industry difficulties.

Another award was for Outstanding 1st Overall in the category companies/institutions doing most to promote the production of local goods and products.

The category is testament to the institution’s commitment to support the ‘Growth at Home’ strategy of the Ministry of Industrialisation, Trade and SME Development, aimed at diversifying the economy and encouraging local value-addition and manufacturing.

“I would like to acknowledge all our staff members for their assistance and contribution towards achieving these awards. The new award indicates how we strive as an organisation to assist the government in empowering our local industry by supplying a service to local consumers through the MeatMa brand,” Acting Chief Executive Officer and Executive: Operations, Jannie Breytenbach said.

"I, therefore, am particularly proud of our Wholesale department for being innovative during the production of various products sold at affordable prices to consumers.”

The PMR Awards are held annually with the main purpose of recognising business competitiveness locally, regionally and internationally.

Awarded companies are rated by a random sample of 160 respondents comprising of chief executive officers, managing directors, business owners, company directors, managers and senior government officials based in Namibia.