St. Croix, USVI, February 12, 2016 – Diageo USVI is looking for a few home town triathletes to sponsor and cheer on at the 28th Annual Ironman 70.3 St. Croix race this coming May. The first 15 St. Croix residents to sign up for the event who are 18 years of age or older will have their registration fees covered by the company.
Colman Hanna, vice president of operations for Diageo USVI, said, “The Ironman 70.3 St. Croix Triathlon is a fantastic opportunity for our local top athletes, especially aspiring triathletes, to compete in this test of physical and mental strength. We’re rooting for a hometown hero to keep the winner’s trophy right here on St. Croix.”
St. Croix, USVI – June 26, 2015 – Diageo USVI has welcomed four interns to its rum distillery for six to eight weeks this summer as part of the company’s community engagement focus on Education & Workforce Development. College students will work in a number of rum production and quality control areas, developing and enhancing valuable technical skills.
“We are very excited to bring junior and senior college students into our facility for what we expect to be a rewarding experience,” said Diageo USVI HR Manager, Rhoda Rojas.
St. Croix, USVI – August 12, 2015 – Diageo USVI announced today that it is investing $150,000 in the University of the Virgin Islands Process Technology program, a part of the College of Science and Mathematics. The funds will be awarded as $50,000 annual grants over three years, with a plan to review the investment at the end of the term for renewal.
“One of the core four focus areas for our community engagement is Education & Workforce Development,” explained Colman Hanna, vice president of operations at Diageo USVI. Colman assumed leadership of Diageo’s St. Croix distillery last fall and is looking to increase focus on internship and similar programs. “We believe the University of the Virgin Islands Process Technology program is an excellent source for talented employees for the Territory.”