The Caramondani Group celebrated its 60th anniversary with its employees, in an event filled with memories and emotion.
The event took place on Friday 18th October, at the Group´s headquarters in Nicosia. Its purpose was to thank the Caramondani personnel for their dedication, years of service and contribution to the Group’s success.
Caramondani Group employees had the opportunity to watch an anniversary video with historical footage tracing the 60-year history of the Group from its founding days in Famagusta in 1959 to the present. Moreover, more than 150 employees were awarded for over 10 years of service and dedication to the company.
The award ceremony culminated with a gift to Mr Gerasimos Caramondanis, founder and President of Caramondani Group, in appreciation for his inspiration and leadership and for making Caramondani Group one of the most important employers of Cyprus.
Mr. Costas Charalambous, Managing Director of Caramondani Bros Public Co Ltd, opened the event with a speech that traced pioneering spirit of the company through the decades mentioning among other innovations the construction of the first solar boiler in 1961-62, as well as the introduction of central air conditioning to the booming hotel industry of Famagusta in the early 1960s. Mr. Charalambous thanked the Caramondani Group personnel for their dedication and support and acknowledged that many them have been employed by the company for several decades.
In her emotional speech Ms Erina Caramondani, Group Deputy CEO, referred to the company’s milestones and the employees´ contribution to its success. In a journey that started in 1959, when the two brothers Stavros and Gerasimos Caramondani decided to establish Caramondani Bros with the vision to innovate and build high quality projects using new technologies. In a statement after the event she said: “We are very happy that the result of our founders’ vision is 60 years of growth and successful presence in Cyprus and abroad. Today the Group continues to produce, invest, expand, innovate and implement projects that make us all proud.”
Mr Stavros Caramondanis, Group CEO, stated that “During these 60 years, our Group has contributed to the growth of the Cypriot economy as a serious partner and a reliable employer. The long history of Caramondani Group is proof that, despite the difficult economic environment, entrepreneurship in Cyprus plays a key role in creating a better future for all.”
Concluding, Mr Caramondanis expressed his confidence that the Group will continue to pave the way of success in the forthcoming years and he mentioned that “our successful 60-year history is the result of our commitment, professionalism, hard work and dedication of our employees.”
The event was an opportunity for old and new employees to celebrate together in a happy and relaxed atmosphere and was a night to remember.