Zimbabwe Insurance Brokers Limited recently awarded its long-serving employees in a move aimed at appreciating and motivating staff. Speaking during the awards ceremony, ZIB board chairperson Mr
Isaiah Nyakusendwa expressed his gratitude to eight staff members who have been with the firm for a periods ranging from five to 25 years.
"Your individual efforts in working as a team over the years have made us hold this occasion in recognition of such a sterling contribution to the company," said Mr Nyakusendwa.
The longest serving member at the company is Ms Mercy Matekenya, who joined the organisation in 1987 as a typist and rose through the ranks to the position of broker.
"ZIB is my second home. They have nurtured me into what I am despite being physically challenged, I dedicate this award to my mother and colleagues at ZIB because it is their support that has kept me here for so long," said a delighted Ms Matekenya.
ZIB's marketing and business development executive Ms Linda Magodlyo said the ISO certified company's good governance had earned the employees' loyalty hence their long association with one of the country's oldest insurance brokers.
"We present equal employment opportunity to every Zimbabwean and the case of Mercy, who is physically challenged, evidences this and we are proud of her contribution as an individual," said Ms Magodlyo.