WILLEMSTAD - November 23rd, 2021: Orco Bank and Aruba Bank celebrated Employee Appreciation Week. Both kicked off the celebrations on November 5th with a virtual event "Orco Bank - Aruba Bank Summit 2021", on each island, Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, and Sint Maarten. Peter Staal, CEO - ORCO Aruba Holding, welcomed everyone and emphasized the importance of communication and collaboration between both entities.
Early Monday morning, Orco Bank and Aruba Bank initiated the week with a virtual meeting where Edward Pietersz, Managing Director & CEO of Orco Bank, and Sharon Fränkel-De Cuba - Managing Director of Aruba Bank each from their headquarters in Aruba and Curaçao, respectively, commended all employees for their excellent job and their hard work during 2021. Later that morning employees had their breakfast delivered at each branch.
On Tuesday employees had the opportunity to participate in a virtual bingo game, and received a personal treat accompanied by an appreciation card.
Wednesday morning, for the second consecutive day, employees at each branch, received a “Morning Booster” to keep them going. On the same day they were invited to attend “Get up and Move" sessions to stimulate a bit of movement under the guidance of Denise Krosendijk-Pechacek. Employees had the opportunity to exchange dedications to each on the traditional "I appreciate You", cards.
On Thursday employees received a “‘sweet treat”’ and could join in on a Kinesio Taping session for employees of Orco Bank and Aruba Bank. A fun afternoon was held when the employees were able to share their creativity, through poetry, singing, and dancing, to express the reason for being proud to be a part of the Orco Bank and Aruba Bank families.
The weeklong celebrations ended on Friday evening after a Virtual Scavenger Hunt event between islands. More than ten (10) teams participated in various locations. Winners of the Scavenger Hunt were the ‘Just for Fun’ team from Orco Bank.
Management of Orco Bank and management of Aruba Bank, once more, congratulate and thank each employee for his/her commitment and effort during 2021, masha danki, thank you!