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Compañía Cervecera receives the Asinca Award for Labor Risk Prevention Management (Translation)

18 June 2010

With it, the Las Palmas industrial management acknowledges the "excellent management" of the preventive measures developed by the company

- The presentation ceremony will take place next Friday at the AC Hotel in Las Palmas, with the presence of Industry's Vice-counselor, Juan Pedro Sánchez, Asinca Las Palmas' President, Eugenio Castillo, and the company's Human Resources Director, Rosana Fernández

- The awards, in their fourth edition this year, focus on the promotion and integration of the preventive culture within the Canarian industrial sector

Santa Cruz de Tenerife, June 16, 2010. - Next Friday the 18th, Compañía Cervecera will receive the Asinca Award for Labor Risk Prevention Management within the large enterprises category.

The presentation ceremony will take place at the AC Hotel in Las Palmas at 1:00 p.m. and will be hosted by the Industry's Vice-counselor of the Canarias Government, Juan Pedro Sánchez Rodríguez, and Asinca Las Palmas' President, Eugenio Castillo Eguía. The company's Human Resources Director, Rosana Fernández, is expected to assist on behalf of Cervecera.

 As the company's management has said, this award is due to "the excellent prevention management" of Compañía Cervecera, and to the fact that it "has interactive devices strategically placed in various locations within the company to facilitate the integration of its workforce within the company's management system."

The presentation of the award will take place within the fifth edition of Asinca's Labor Risk Prevention Week, which is happening on these dates in the Canarian capital, and through which the association seeks to promote and integrate a culture of prevention within the Canarian industrial sector.

The initiative includes the development of preventive culture's promotion and integration actions, as well as talks and workshops. The presentation of the fourth edition of the Asinca Awards for Labor Risk Prevention Management, will culminate the event.

This distinction marks the acknowledgment of Compañía Cervecera's work for the past years regarding security and labor health, and of its great investment efforts to maintain the facilities in perfect condition in order to be able to continue to minimize risks and improve working conditions for the personnel.

CCC has insisted in having continuous training as a valuable tool to manage prevention in security and labor health. In this regard, it has worked to delve in the aspects of specific risks associated with routine activities and tasks, as well as in updating its technicians regarding changes and new laws as they are incorporated.

About Compañía Cervecera de Canarias

Compañía Cervecera is one of the main beer producers at the national level and one of the most important driving forces in the economic and social development of the Canary Islands: it drives the creation of almost 900 direct jobs and more than about 7,000 indirect jobs, it participates as shareholder of several Canarian industrial companies, and it gives priority to local suppliers to conduct its production activities. The Company, which is part of the international group SABMiller, has more than 300 Canarian businessmen among its shareholders, which make up approximately 30% of the total and are represented by two members on the Board of Directors.

Compañía Cervecera produces its own beer brands Dorada and Tropical, and under license by Carlsberg, it distributes international brands such as Pilsner Urquell, Peroni Nastro Azzurro, Miller Genuine Draft, Guinness and Kilkenny. It also has other beverages such as the natural beverages Appletiser and Peartiser, the energy drink Red Bull and Granini premium juices.

This SABMiller subsidiary news release has been translated from its local market language to English language for publication on We have attempted to provide an accurate translation of the original material but due to the difficulties of translation slight differences may exist. 
Note, the news release was first published in its local market on [16/06/2010].


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