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Skipperites challenge each other at the Skipper Golf Putting Event in Dubai

Skipperites from India, Africa and Middle East enjoyed an entertaining game of Golf Putting on 4th January 2015 at the Pearl Putting Course, Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club. The Group was divided into teams of 3, consisting of all ages and all levels of golf experience, and these teams competed for top honors in a 90 minute team putting championship at the scenic 18-hole putting course. Golf professionals from the Dubai Creek Academy introduced participants to the game and the use of equipment and guided them around the course during the challenge.

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A Skipperite tries her hand at the game

We congratulate the following winners of the golf putting event, who were awarded certificates of achievement and given exciting branded golf merchandise.

Skipper Golf Putting Event Winners
Skipper Golf Putting Event Winners

 

Winning team

  • Mr. Arun Khanna, Advisor & Consultant, F&A – Skipper Electricals (India) Ltd.
  • Mr. Bhogaraju Srinivas, COO – Skipper Nigeria Ltd.
  • Mr. Deepak Kashyap, COO – Skipper Electricals (India) Ltd.

Most promising players

  • Master Aryan
  • Miss Kritika

The ‘Hole in One’ winner

  • Ms. Judy Akinniranye

(Ms. Judy won this special award as her debut tee shot finished in the cup, giving her the highest score of one. This is a rare and impressive feat known as a ‘hole-in-one’ in golf)

After testing their golfing skills with the golf professionals, the group relaxed and enjoyed a delicious buffet at the Academy Terrace next to the putting course.

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Dining at the Academy Terrace

 

United we stand, Team Skipper
United we stand, Team Skipper
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Quarterly Review Board Meeting at Global Headquarters in Dubai

COOs and GMs from African subsidiaries of Skipper t&d (A division of SkipperSeil group) attended the Quarterly Review Meeting on October 12-13, 2014 at the global headquarters in JLT, Dubai. This was followed by Board of Directors meeting for the H-1 ending 30th Sept. BOD meeting was chaired by the Group President and centered on the progress of various projects and financial performance across African subsidiaries of skipper t&d.

Skipperites on Marina Yacht Cruise in Dubai
Skipperites on a Yacht Cruise in Marina, Dubai

President & Chief of Staff, Mr Shuvendu Mohanty hosted an enjoyable soirée on a yacht at the Marina Yacht Club and attendees enjoyed a delectable fare and Arabic themed entertainment.

 

Skipper sponsors International Tour for Star Skipperite of the Year, Ms. Bharti Chandhok and Family

Continuing its initiative to reward the remarking performance of top employees, Skipper sponsored a trip to Dubai for Star Skipperite of the Year, Ms. Bharti Chandhok, Manager – SCM, and her Family.

Bharti Chandok, Star Skipperite of the Year 2014, celebrating her victory in Skipper's Dubai office
Bharti Chandok, Star Skipperite of the Year 2014, celebrating her victory in Skipper’s Dubai office

Ms. Chandhok and her family enjoyed the sights and sounds of Middle East’s most dynamic city, Dubai, over a period of six days. They visited famous landmarks such as Burj Khalifa, Atlantis the Palm, Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo, Dessert Safari, Sky Dubai, and Ibn Batuta Mall.

Bharti with her children enjoying at the Dubai Aquarium
Bharti with her children enjoying at the Dubai Aquarium

Ms. Chandhok and her family also attended a yacht party hosted by the Company at Marina, in the company of Skipper Middle East employees. She was also welcomed in Skipper’s Global Corporate Headquarters in Dubai and felicitated with a present to show Skipper’s highest commitments towards rewarding deserving employees. On the occasion, Ms. Chandok talked about her wonderful, long association with the Company and the Company’s excellent support towards its women employees. She was presented with a golden set of Bracelets as her parting gift on the occasion.

Bharti with her Family in Dubai
Bharti with her Family in Dubai

Skipper congratulates Ms Bharti Chandhok and her family for winning accolades and wish her success in his future endeavours. As the year rolls on, the other winners will also commence their international tours and we will be bringing you updates on their experiences.

 

Skipper sponsors International Tour for Star Skipperites of the Year, Mr. Rakesh Bharti, and Family

Skipper deeply values its human capital and rewarding the best talent has always been a focus of the rapidly growing company. This year as an initiative to reward the remarkable performance of top employees, Skipper is sponsoring all-expenses paid trips for all winners of the ‘Star Skipperites of the Year’ for the year 2013-14, and their families.

Mr. Rakesh Bharti, Senior Manager – SCM, GTA Engineering Ltd., Nigeria is one of the four Star performers of the year. Mr. Bharti was accompanied by his wife and children in his international trip covering three destinations – Switzerland, Paris and Dubai over a period of ten days.

Skipperite of The year Mr. Rakesh Bharti and Family visit Jungfroujoch, Switzerland
Skipperite of The Year Mr. Rakesh Bharti and Family visit Jungfroujoch, Switzerland
The trip commenced in Switzerland on the 22nd July, 2014, where the family enjoyed the scenic sights of the Swiss Alps at Jungfroujoch – Top of Europe.  Another major highlight of the trip included a visit of Mount Titlis, as the family enjoyed cable car rides and the views from the Cliff Walk.
Skipperite of The year Mr. Rakesh Bharti and Family visit Interlaken, Switzerland
Skipperite of The Year Mr. Rakesh Bharti and Family visit Interlaken, Switzerland
After enjoying a brief Swiss holiday, the family flew to ‘The City of Light’, Paris on 26th July. While Mr. Bharti and his wife were taken in by the grandeur of the Eiffel Tower and the architecture of the buildings, the younger folks marked their fun-filled trip to Disneyland Paris as the trip highlight.
Skipperite of The year Mr. Rakesh Bharti and Family at EIffel Tower, Paris
Skipperite of The Year Mr. Rakesh Bharti and Family at EIffel Tower, Paris
Skipperite of The year Mr. Rakesh Bharti and Family at Disneyland Paris
Skipperite of The Year Mr. Rakesh Bharti and Family at Disneyland Paris

The trip culminated with a visit to Dubai, ‘The Heart of Arabia’ on July 29th. The group visited the famous landmarks of Dubai such as Palm Atlantis and Burj Khalifa, malls such as Dubai mall and Mall of the Emirates as well as thrilling Desert Safari. Mr. Bharti and his family were invited by the Group President for a dinner in Mr. Bharti’s honour with Dubai staff members.

Skipperite of The year Mr. Rakesh Bharti and Family in front of the iconic Burj Al Arab Hotel, Dubai
Skipperite of The Year Mr. Rakesh Bharti and Family in front of the iconic Burj Al Arab Hotel, Dubai

The next day, Dubai office staff welcomed Mr. Bharti and his family in its office and the team celebrated Mr. Bharti’s achievements and success by a cake-cutting ceremony and words of appreciation by Group President, Mr. Jitender Sachdeva, in front of a video conference attended by members of five subsidiaries across the globe. The GP also gifted Mr. Bharti a beautiful Baume et Mercier watch to show Skipper’s highest commitments towards rewarding deserving employees.

Skipperite of The year Mr. Rakesh Bharti is gifted a Baume et Mercier watch by Group President. Mr. Jitender Sachdeva
Skipperite of The Year Mr. Rakesh Bharti is gifted a Baume et Mercier watch by Group President. Mr. Jitender Sachdeva
Skipperite of The year Mr. Rakesh Bharti and his Family with Group President  at Skipper's Global headquarters in Dubai
Skipperite of The Year Mr. Rakesh Bharti and his Family with Group President at Skipper’s Global headquarters in Dubai

Skipper congratulates Mr. Rakesh Bharti and his family for winning accolades and wish him success in his future endeavours. As the year rolls on, the other winners will also commence their international tours and we will be bringing you updates on their experiences.

Skipper Participates in Middle East Electricity Exhibition 2014

Skipper Electricals participated in the Middle East Electricity Exhibition 2014 (Sheikh Saeed Halls, Stand S1H49) which took place from 11th to 13th February at the Dubai World Trade Centre. Skipper’s presence this year featured a grand stand displaying the Company’s prowess in world class power products including Skipper Distribution Transformer, 145 kV Mobile Substation and Metering Panels.

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Skipperites at Stall Inauguration

 “Skipper is witnessing an increased foothold in the Middle East markets and has developed an extensive network of clients, offering them superior product and project solutions. Middle East Electricity is one of the largest exhibitions in the region and provides a great platform to interact with our existing and potential clients. We have received excellent response from our participation this year and look forward to doing some great business.” said Mr. Pankaj Sachdeva, Joint Group President, Skipper t&d (A Division of SkipperSeil Group)

Skipper Transformer on Display at MEE 2014
Skipper Transformer on Display at MEE 2014

Skipper’s best-in-class product range, through its Indian & African manufacturing units, includes Power Transformers upto 100MVA/220kV class, Distribution Transformers upto 4MVA 33kV, Current & Voltage Transformers upto 220kV, Special Duty Mining Transformers, Induction/Arc Furnace Rectifier Transformers, Indoor & Outdoor Gas Insulated Switchgear upto 220kV, Compact Package Substations upto 11kV, Indoor & Outdoor Metering Units upto 36kV, Off Load Isolators upto 400kV, SCADA, Automation & Instrumentation Panels, Vacuum Circuit Breakers upto 36kV, and, Drop Out Fuses and Elements upto 36kV.

Business Visitors thronged the Skipper stall during the 3-day event
Business Visitors thronged the Skipper stall during the 3-day event

Skipper has also successfully forward integrated into EPC for EHV transmission lines and substations of any scale up to 400 kV. Skipper’s CSR initiatives in various countries in the areas of healthcare & education testify the Company’s commitment to “Making a Difference in the Lives of Millions Everyday”.