A young LGT employee has qualified for the global jobs competition WorldSkills 2017. Riccardo Somma will participate in the category IT networking and systems administration.
Riccardo Somma is employed by LGT Financial Services AG and was the only nominee from Liechtenstein, according to the list of participants for the Swiss competition ICTSkills 2016. With his knowledge and skills in the field of IT networking and systems administration, he beat the competition to reach first place, reported daily newspaper Liechtensteiner Vaterland.
Now, he has been invited to participate in the WorldSkills 2017 competition in Abu Dhabi. This gives him a place in Liechtensteins national WorldSkills team. The best business people from across the world will compete against each other at WorldSkills 2017 in Abu Dhabi. They can qualify in the fields of web design, systems technology and application development.
WorldSkills Liechtenstein has a long tradition in the country, according to the article. Liechtenstein joined the organisation in 1968. In 2007, the Agency for International Educational Affairs (AIBA) was founded, subsequently taking over the management of WorldSkills Liechtenstein.