Communicaid Wins Best Family Support Programme Award

Declan Mulkeen

15 Nov 2016

Communicaid is delighted to announce that we have won the “Best Family Support Programme” at the recent FEM  Expatriate Management & Mobility Awards (EMMAs).  The annual awards ceremony, held in London, celebrates and recognises best-in-class companies and individuals working in the Global Mobility sector. 

Best Family Support Programme

We are particularly delighted to have won this award for the family support we provide to the international assignees and accompanying families of FrieslandCampina. Being a good cultural fit was a key criterion of the rigorous selection process we went through to become FrieslandCampina’s intercultural and family support partner of choice.

Best Family Support Programme

The FrieslandCampina Global Mobility team take great care to ensure that the international assignee and their family are supported throughout their entire assignment – from initial discussions on a potential assignment through to in-country support and the return home (or next assignment).

Communicaid’s role was to seamlessly fit into this support cycle by providing pre-departure, in-country and repatriation support for the assignee and their accompanying partner and children.

Communicaid and Friesland Campina worked together to develop a full package of innovative training solutions for the diverse needs of the company’s assignee population and families.

A Personalised Approach

The training, coaching and support packages provided by Communicaid have made a significant impact on the long-term assignee population at FrieslandCampina.  The deployment of carefully tailored learning and support packages that combine highly focussed instructor-led cultural training and coaching, with online country content and support, means every member of the family is supported through their entire assignment.

Declan Mulkeen, Marketing Director at Communicaid, commented:

The family support programme has made a significant  impact on the long-term assignee population at FrieslandCampina.  The deployment of carefully tailored learning and support packages, that combine highly focussed instructor-led cultural training and coaching, with online country content and support, means every member of the family is supported through their entire assignment. We are delighted to have won this prestigious award in recognition of the FrieslandCampina and Communicaid collaboration.

FRIESLANDCAMPINA

With annual revenue of 11.3 billion euros, FrieslandCampina is one of the world’s largest dairy companies. FrieslandCampina has offices in 32 countries and employs over 22,000 people. FrieslandCampina’s products find their way to more than 100 countries. The Company’s central office is based in Amersfoort, Netherlands.

For more information, please visit www.frieslandcampina.com/en/

THE FORUM FOR EXPATRIATE MANAGEMENT

The Forum for Expatriate Management’s (FEM) mission is to distill best practice across regions, industries and functions while providing valuable networking opportunities for knowledge sharing and program support. Through our multi-platform of content and events, we can encourage dialogue and enable mobility professionals to unite, learn and grow.

For more information, please visit www.forum-expat-management.com

COMMUNICAID

Communicaid is a global culture and communication skills consultancy that assists the world’s leading organisations to mitigate the risks and maximise the opportunities of working in a complex and ever-changing international environment. We provide a complete suite of consultancy services as well as targeted intercultural, global leadership, language and communication skills training.

With training centres in London, Paris, Brussels, Frankfurt and New York, combined with a worldwide network of trainers, consultants and partner organisations, we are uniquely placed to help you develop the global competence of your organisation and its employees.

For more information, please visit www.communicaid.com

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