Newly elected BIT Chairman, David Armagon

Region Six (East Berbice-Corentyne) Chairman David Armogan has been appointed the new Chairman of the Industrial Training Board (BIT).
The appointment was announced by Labor Minister Joseph Hamilton during an engagement with the Board last Monday at the Ministry’s Brickdam, Georgetown office.
Speaking at the Ministry of Human Services and Social Security’s Clothing and Accessory Cottage Industry graduation ceremony in New Amsterdam over the weekend, Armogan said he would push for more inclusive and accessible training programs during his time as Chairman of BIT.
“As Chair of that Board, I will be working very closely with the Ministry of Human Services to make sure that we can design specific programs to get more people involved in these types of training programs, and make sure that it reaches all communities, ”he said.
Having served as District Six Regional Chairman since 2012, Armogan brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to his new role.
He has served as Chair of the Interim Management Committee / Board of the Berbice Regional Health Authority in 2005. He has lectured in Management at the Guyanese Industries Advisory Society, and in the CAT Program with the Guyana Sugar Corporation (GuySuCo); and has served as Chair of the Regional Education Committee in Berbice. In addition, he has served as Human Resources Manager of the Blairmont Estate Guyana Sugar Corporation, and as President of the Rotary Club of New Amsterdam for two consecutive terms.
The Industrial Training Board provides apprenticeship training according to the technical and workforce needs of the country.

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