FrieslandCampina WAMCO Unveils World-class Dairy Training Academy


FrieslandCampina WAMCO Nigeria Plc, leading dairy giant and producers of Peak and Three Crowns milk, has unveiled WAMCO Academy, a world-class training centre, as part of the company’s efforts to promote its business and employees’ growth. The unveiling ceremony took place on Tuesday, April 30 within the company premises in Lagos.

At the commissioning, the President, Consumer Dairy, Royal FrieslandCampina, The Netherlands, Roel Van Neerbos emphasized the need to ‘turn talents into top performers’ which he said the Academy would help to achieve.

Also speaking to newsmen, the Managing Director, FrieslandCampina WAMCO, Mr Ben Langat described some of the features that make the new facility technically outstanding. “Our new training academy is purpose built and equipped to enhance the skills of our employees who deliver some of the best global practices that FrieslandCampina WAMCO is known for across Nigeria.

“The academy has an 80-seater auditorium. It also has a technical training room fitted with up-to-date machine models found in similar facilities across the globe and an e-Library that connects to world libraries. It has a sales simulation room with model markets for training our sales staff” Langat said.

Aesthetically, the new training facility typifies the company’s grass to glass value chain system and its dairy development programme (DDP) in Nigeria. Outside the facility, brand touch points are provided for the benefit of participants.

Roel Van Neerbos, President, Consumer Dairy, Royal FrieslandCampina, The Netherlands, Moyo Ajekigbe; Chairman, Board of Directors of FrieslandCampina WAMCO Nigeria Plc and other directors of the company attended the official commissioning of the world-class academy.