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The ANSA McAL Group of Companies’ Sports & Family Day 2012: A ‘Global’ Success


On Sunday 20th May 2012, the ANSA McAL Group of Companies held it biennial Sports and Family Day. The theme for this year’s event was “Going Global…the ANSA McAL Way,” a tribute to the current span of the Group and a look into what the future may hold for the already internationally renowned conglomerate. Held at the St. Mary’s Grounds, St. Clair, eighteen (18) teams gathered for the festivities.

Prior to the event, each team selected a country which was represented in the popular “Pass By: parade and reflected in the Best Decorated Tent competition.

Here are the winners:
‘Pass By’ Parade:

1st place:     Guardian Media Ltd. (Jamaica)
2nd place:    ANSA McAL’s Head Office (Australia)
3rd place:     ABEL Building Solutions (China)

Best Tent Competition:

1st place:    Standard Distributors Ltd. / Bell Furniture (Argentina)
2nd place:   MBM/Crown Industries/Standard Equipment (Japan)
3rd place:    Sissons/Penta Paints Ltd (Lebanon)

Employees, family members and friends also competed on Saturday 19th May 2012 in the Group’s 5K race. The race which began at the TATIL Building, took participants around the Queens Park Savannah and then ended at the St. Mary’s Grounds, St. Clair.

The top male winners of the day were Roland Bartholomew, Paul Martin and Lincoln Marchel. For the women, Judith John Sambrano took the gold, followed by Christine Ragies and Suzan Garcia. The first twenty-five employees who finished the race won points towards their respective Sports Day teams’ overall scores.

At the end of the Sporting weekend the winners were as follows:

Overall Winners:

1st place:    Carib Brewery Ltd. (Brazil)
2nd place:   ANSA Automotive (South Africa)
3rd place:    Standard Distributors Ltd. /Bell Furniture (Argentina)

Anthony N. Sabga III – Group Business Development Executive (ANSA McAL Group), congratulates Gerry Brooks -Chief Operating Officer (ANSA McAL Group), as he crosses the finish line


Anthony N. Sabga III – Group Business Development Executive (ANSA McAL Group), congratulates Roland Bartholomew on being the first finisher of Saturday’s 5K


Anthony N. Sabga III – Group Business Development Executive (ANSA McAL Group), sounds the horn to signal the start of the ANSA McAL Group of Companies’ 2012 5K


A. Norman Sabga – Group Chairman and Chief Executive (ANSA McAL Group) gets into the Global theme of Sunday’s Sports and Family Day with his Australian Outback hat alongside Nigel Romano – Sector Head, Financial Services (ANSA McAL Group)


Nabeel Hadeed – Managing Director, Standard Distributors Ltd. gets into character in his company’s presentation on Argentina in the ‘Pass By’ Parade


Adam Sabga – General Manager, Abel Building Solutions (ABS) dresses the part in his company’s portrayal of China


John Charles – Managing Director, ANSA Polymer Ltd. leads his team in their Scottish themed presentation


These lovely ladies from Alstons Shipping Ltd in their company’s portrayal of Nigeria


Guardian Media Ltd. in their winning presentation on Jamaica ‘Through D Ages’


ANSA McAL’s Head Office’s Team portrayed the Australian Aborigines, which secured their second place position in the ‘Pass By’ Parade


A representative from Carib Brewery collects the Chairman’s Championship Challenge Trophy on behalf of his team. Carib Brewery were the Overall Winners of the weekend’s events


Group Corporate Communications
May 24, 2012



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