The Chief Executive Officer for GSM giant Cellcom, Mr. Avishai Marziano says that with support from his company, the 2011/2012 Miss Liberia event will spurto new heights. Mr. Marziano made the comments on Thursday afternoon when 12 contestants from the Miss Liberia pageant paid a courtesy call on Cellcom’s headquarters on Capital Bypass.
All 12 contestants and organizers from CTdotcom were welcomed to the Cellcom’s office by Chief Corporate Communications Strategist Dr. Kimmie Weeks, Madam Priscilla Cooper, Madam Betty Flahn, Madam Noosevete Weah and, Mrs. Regina Benson. Immediately after, the welcome the contestants were ushered into the Cellcom store for a brief indoor program.
During the program, CTdotcom Chief Executive Officer Mr. Christopher Haynes Onanuga formally unveiled the contestants to on looking Cellcom staff and customers. He said that the contestants had been picked because each of them exemplified qualities to be a queen.
He announced: “Cellcom took a calculated risk by when they agreed to support this event, but it will be one that pays off in the end because we are confident that this event will be a huge success.” Mr. Onanuga also announced that in addition to hosting Miss Liberia, his company had been granted rights to host Miss ECOWAS and Miss Africa.
Making brief remarks, Cellcom’s CEO Mr. Marziano said he and his entire company were proud to support the Miss Liberia competition. He outlined that his company had a long history of supporting national events and institutions in Liberia.
“We are all about Liberia. We are all about supporting the progress of the Liberian people. This is why we are the key sponsors of football in Liberia and this is also why we have taken the step to support the Miss Liberia event as its title sponsors.”
Mr. Marziano went on to present each of the contestants with the company’s latest cellphones, and SIM cards loaded with credits. “With Cellcom, you are always number one,” he concluded. Cellcom’s Chief Corporate Communication Strategist Dr. Kimmie Weeks encouraged the contestants to go out and make Liberia proud.
“You are all role models for young women in Liberia and whoever wins the crown will become and Ambassador for Liberia. Cellcom will support this event to completion and we look forward to also supporting all the humanitarian initiatives the future queen will choose to implement.
Dr. Weeks reiterated that Cellcom had doubled its commitment to improving the lives of Liberians and revealed that the company would unveil a series of major initiatives over the next few months that would transform multiple sectors of Liberian society and would impact the lives of hundreds of thousands of Liberians.
“We are taking bold new steps and will remain the innovation leader amongst GSM companies,” Weeks said.