KUCHING: Four hundred and eighty long serving employees and 92 retirees from across Sarawak were honoured for their contributions at the Sarawak Energy Loyalty Service Awards on Friday,
The event, held virtually for the first time, honoured employees who reached career milestone years of 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35 and 40 years as well as 2020 retirees.
“Congratulations for achieving this important milestone; your being here is a testament to the hard work and excellence that you have demonstrated over the course of your long careers in Sarawak Energy.
“In the interest of safeguarding the health and safety of our people and communities, we did not hold this event last year due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
“In recognition of the new normal, we are holding the event virtually this year for our 2020 recipients, allowing us to keep everyone as safe as possible,” said the Sarawak Energy’s Group chief executive officer Datuk Sharbini Suhaili who also thanked the award recipients for their individual contributions that had enabled the corporation to reach its current status, building the foundation to progress even further.
Meanwhile, touching on Sarawak Energy’s achievements, he said the company was spearheading research into hydrogen production and application; decreased time and frequency of supply interruptions; driving regional uptake of renewables and facilitating energy transition by launching the first Renewable Energy Certificate (REC) at the inaugural Sustainability and Renewable Energy Forum (Saref) in 2019 as well as going for full electrification by 2025.
“At Sarawak Energy, people are our greatest assets, and all these were possible because of the hard work and commitment of our long serving employees,” added Sharbini.
Senior Vice President for Corporate Services Siti Aisah Adenan also thanked the award recipients for their dedication, time and loyalty to the company and for being key enablers in the exponential growth and evolution that Sarawak Energy had undergone over the past few decades.
“I would like to record our sincere appreciation to each and every one of you for your dedication and contributions during your tenure.
“We could not have become the top utility that we are today without your help. Your efforts have ensured we will continue growing and evolving to keep the lights on for Sarawak for another 100 years,” she added.