Sibur becomes WorldSkills Kazan 2019 platinum partner
Sibur became the WorldSkills Kazan 2019 platinum partner. As part of the agreement signed on 6 June during the Saint Petersburg Economic Forum, the Republic of Tatarstan, SIBUR, and “Young Professionals” (WorldSkills Russia) Union join together efforts focused on the preparation and holding of the WorldSkills Kazan 2019 Competition.
“I am happy to note that business, state, and international institute of skills development have agreed to unite in order to implement the WorldSkills Competition. For our republic, it means the additional support, important for this difficult preparation period, and recognition of the efficiency of the work executed. We know that business leaders invest only in innovative projects”, admitted the President of the Republic of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov.
“It’s a great pleasure for us to become the WorldSkills Kazan 2019 platinum partner. This is the appreciation of our joint efforts, which have led to the professional growth of specialists throughout the country”, noted the Chairman of the Management Board of PAO SIBUR Holding Dmitry Konov.
SIBUR is one of the leading companies initiating large-scale staff changes and involving skills connected with digital economy in manufacturing process. Experience and support of our partner will be valuable during the preparation and holding of the WorldSkills Kazan 2019”, said Director General of the “Young Professionals (WorldSkills Russia)” Union Robert Urazov.
About WorldSkills Kazan 2019
The 45th WorldSkills Competition – the main international event of 2019 in Russia – will take place in Kazan on 22-27 August 2019. More than 1,400 Competitors from 67 countries will compete in 56 Skills.
Kazan won the right to host the Competition in 2015 having been ahead of other WorldSkills International member countries after voting. The WorldSkills Russia movement embraces 85 Russian regions and is one of the leading staff training projects.
More than 26,000 employees working in SIBUR contribute to the success of customers engaged in the chemical, fast moving consumer goods (FMCG), automotive, construction, energy and other industries in 80 countries worldwide. SIBUR processes the by-products of oil and gas production, and thereby contributes to the reduction of CO2 emissions from their combustion. In 2018, SIBUR processed 22.3 billion cubic meters of APG, preventing greenhouse gas emissions by more than 72 million tons, which is comparable to the annual CO2 emissions of an average European country.
In 2018, SIBUR reported revenue of USD 9.1 billion and adjusted EBITDA of USD 3.3 billion.
Press Office of WorldSkills Kazan 2019 Competition Organizer
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