Video: Smeg Australia MD shares update on Italy’s response to Covid-19

Italy was one of the hardest hit areas by Covid-19 and in an exclusive video interview with Appliance Retailer, Smeg Australia managing director, Jim Kalotheos provides an update on how Smeg’s home country is coping with the virus now.

He says Smeg Italy remains committed to the health and safety of staff, especially in the factory where production remains positive with staff working overtime on weekdays and weekends.

Kalotheos also shares Italy’s response to Smeg Australia’s success during 2020, including strong sales growth and the recent Canstar Blue award win. In Italy, Smeg was recognised with an employer award from the German Institute of Quality and Finance for areas including working environments, staff development and growth, sustainability, and corporate values.