Aluminium Bahrain B.S.C. (Alba), the Bahrain-based international aluminium smelter, held the opening session of its annual ‘Town Hall Meetings’ today, January 15, 2017 at the Alba Oasis Hall.
The Meetings will be delivered by Alba’s Chief Executive Officer Tim Murray wherein he will give an overview of Alba’s performance in 2016 and lay emphasis on the Company’s expectations for 2017 through presentations and interactive sessions.
The two-week long ‘2017 ‘Town Hall Meetings’ will be attended by Alba’s Executive Management, Directors, Managers and employees at all levels along with VIP guests.
For 2017, Alba’s Expectations revolves around four key topics: Safety Tomorrowland – with diligent commitment and one-team spirit, we can make Safety Tomorrowland true where we achieve a Zero-Accident work environment; Line 6 Transformation – Line 6 Expansion Project will make Alba the largest single-site Aluminium Smelter in the world upon its completion, creating lots of new opportunities and challenges. We, also, must strive to continuously do more in order to defeat all challenges; Titan DNA – Cost Reduction is key for the Company’s future growth and sustainability. Project Titan Phase II on track with savings of US$78 per mt as at December 31, 2016. Last, Do Your Job A+ where our aim is not just to accomplish our targets but to achieve excellence and beyond.
Addressing the employees during the Town Hall Meeting, Murray said:
“The Town Hall meetings have become a key annual event in Alba attended by each and every employee. We believe that this platform enables us, the Top Management, to directly present the Company’s objectives to our employees and engage them in all our plans. Seeing is believing and when our employees know that they are involved in the success of the Company, they will have a greater satisfaction level about the workplace.
The Town Hall allows us to reflect on 2016 and help us to steer the way forward for further change 2017. We will strive to achieve our Expectations for 2017 by continuing to nurture the one-team spirit amongst our people as well as achieve excellence in everything we do.”
The ‘Town Hall Meeting’ was a special initiative introduced by Murray in January 2014 as a way of directly communicating with the employees and update them on Alba’s performance and goals.