SSAB turns 15 years old

By Shalveen Chand 09 December 2023, 5:00PM

From humble beginnings to being one of the fastest growing companies in the country, Samoa Stationery and Books Limited celebrated its 15th birthday on Saturday.

Chief Executive Officer, Afioga Tofilau Fiti Leung Wai immediately credited God for His favour and protection over SSAB all these years.  

“It was never easy but with God’s guidance, our team’s diligence and hard work; SSAB thrived through the challenges along the way,” said Tofilau. 

The dedication of the management and staff over the years was also acknowledged by Tofilau and General Counsel Tuatagaloa Aumua.

“We are thankful for your hard work and hearts for SSAB. We appreciate your awesome work and great contribution to the growth of our company,” said Tofilau.

The SSAB family gathered at its headquarters Saturday morning for the launch of its 15th birthday and Awesome Christmas promotion. The launch was opened with a prayer to thank and glorify God for blessing SSAB with 15 years.  

According to Tofilau, SSAB was set up in 2008 with only four employees and 15 years later the company now employs more than 200.

During and post COVID, SSAB fought hard to keep and look after all its employees and Tofilau continuously praises and thanks the Lord that none of SSAB’s employees was asked to leave or were not paid. 

“This is why I always want to have our thanksgiving service every month. I want to thank and praise the Lord for his endless love and protection upon SSAB,” she said.

“I also want to remind my Staff that it’s because of God’s goodness and favour, that our work at SSAB is continuously blessed.” 

Tofilau told the staff to always have a grateful heart and a happy spirit.

“We must always be grateful to God. We must be grateful that we’re celebrating our 15th birthday and that we’re all in good health. They say grateful people are happy people. We need to be grateful to complete our blessings, retain our blessings and to receive more blessings as that is the Lord’s heart,
 she said.

Every year, SSAB never forgets to include all its customers in the celebration of its birthdays and Christmas promotions.

This year, the company offered 100 prizes to win every day from now until 23 December.

SSAB’s Assistant CEO of Sales and Marketing, Asomua Asia Stanley explained that this is SSAB’s biggest promotion of the year.

Tofilau, Counsel Tuatagaloa Aumua, Management and Staff acknowledge the support from all customers of SSAB in Samoa and abroad.

“We are sincerely grateful for all your support for the past fifteen years. Thank you for always buying from us. We pray for God’s blessings upon you and your families,” Tofilau said.

By Shalveen Chand 09 December 2023, 5:00PM
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