The Thales Australia Veterans Committee is comprised of 14 Veterans whose years of service range from 6 to 38 years. The committee have collectively served in the armed forces of at least five nations and provide impactful guidance, support and policy advice regarding the Veterans community at Thales.
Although Thales Australia has always been staunchly committed to the support of Veterans and their families, this Committee formalises our approach through three strategic pillars:
How Thales gives back to the Veteran community
How Thales looks after our Veterans
Ensuring Thales is the employer of choice for Veterans
These pillars have been front of mind for the committee when implementing a range of initiatives including an update to Reserve leave, a Veterans Mentoring Program, additional employment assistance support and creation of a centralised resource hub for all Veterans in the organisation.
‘Thales Australia recognises the significant contribution our Servicemen and Women can make to an organisation. These three strategic pillars, and the activities we’re championing, underpin our commitment in ensuring the voices of veterans are heard within our company.’
Vice President Digital Systems, Peter Bull, who is the committee’s Executive Sponsor, and 11-year Veteran of the Royal Australian Air Force, says the Veterans Committee is making a significant impact for the organisation.
‘Since its formation, the committee has delivered some incredible outcomes; all of which have united and supported Veterans and their families at Thales Australia. It really is an honour to be the Executive Sponsor of this driven, passionate, and dedicated committee.’
As a trusted partner of the Australian Defence Force, and an already proud employer of Veterans, Thales Australia recognises the value Veterans bring to our organisation, and are committed to doing all we can to support this community and their families.