The Chairman of Region Six (East Berbice-Corentyne), David Armogan, has been appointed new Chairman of the Board of Industrial Training (BIT).
The appointment was announced by Labour Minister Joseph Hamilton during an engagement with the Board on Monday last at the Ministry’s Brickdam, Georgetown office.
Speaking at the Human Services and Social Security Ministry’s Garment and Accessories Cottage Industry graduation ceremony in New Amsterdam over the weekend, Armogan said he would be pushing for more inclusive and accessible training programmes during his tenure as Chairman of BIT.
“As Chair of that Board, I will work very closely with the Ministry of Human Services to make sure that we can design specific programmes to get more persons included in these kinds of training programmes, and ensure it reaches every community,” he said.
Having served as Regional Chairman for Region Six since 2012, Armogan brings to his new position a wealth of knowledge and experience.
He has served as the Chairman of the Interim Management Committee/Board of the Berbice Regional Health Authority in 2005. He has lectured in Management at the Consultative Association of Guyanese Industries, and in the CAT Programme with the Guyana Sugar Corporation (GuySuCo); and he has served as Chairman of the Regional Education Committee in Berbice. Moreover, he has served as Human Resources Manager of the Guyana Sugar Corporation’s Blairmont Estate, and as President of the Rotary Club of New Amsterdam for two consecutive terms.
The Board of Industrial Training provides apprenticeship training in keeping with the technical and workforce needs of the country.