KCA Deutag won the coveted ‘Student Placement’ accolade at the 2014 Northern Star Business Awards on Thursday 25 September.
Organised by Aberdeen & Grampian Chamber of Commerce, the annual event celebrated innovation, success and the achievements of individuals, companies and organisations from throughout the Grampian area.
KCA Deutag was nominated for the award by Sonja Cammaert, who completed a year-long placement with the company as part of her management course at Robert Gordon University.
Speaking about why she nominated KCA Deutag, Sonja said: “KCA Deutag has been fully committed to my personal and professional development and provided me with the knowledge and skills which will help to further my career. My colleagues made me feel very welcome and the overall placement has been an extremely rewarding experience.”
Collecting the award on behalf of KCA Deutag, Kees Sterk, Head of IT said: “To be recognised for our graduate programme is a huge honour. At KCA Deutag, we believe our people are our biggest asset and that our future success depends on attracting, developing and retaining the best graduates to secure the next generation of industry leaders.”