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PD Ports hails class act

[ July 23, 2016   //   ]

PD Ports has paid tribute to its ‘Class of 2016’ – 41 employees who employees have increased their skills and career prospects after graduating with new qualifications.

They have all successfully completed levels two, three or five Chartered Management Institute (CMI) diplomas in Management and Leadership.

The bespoke programmes, involving talented workers aged between 25 and 55 from across the business, were designed and delivered by Stockton Riverside College where the graduation ceremony was held.

Presenting the high-achievers with their certificates, PD Ports chief executive, David Robinson, said: “We aspire and we are determined to be not just a leading company in the Tees Valley but in the UK and, in particular, the North of England. The key to being a leading company is to have the best people, and at PD Ports we have the best people.

“What you have achieved is a fantastic piece of leadership because you are out there on the front line and you are also ambassadors of PD Ports. This is a significant investment that we believe will pay dividends for years to come.”

Staff at different stages in their careers attended college every three weeks while juggling academic assignments with their jobs and family life.