Baku. 16 March. REPORT.AZ/ Japan Tobacco International (JTI) in Azerbaijan has been once again certified for its outstanding employee offerings.
Report informs citing the company, independent research by the Top Employers Institute shows the company looks after its people exceptionally well. JTI in Azerbaijan has achieved the exclusive Top Employers Award for Azerbaijan, Europe and Asia Pacific Region in 2017, showcasing its dedication to the development of their people.
“At JTI, we invest in our employees with a long-term horizon in mind. We offer opportunities to grow and develop, as well as a work environment that ensures our people can excel. We are proud that this is again recognized by Top Employer and we are the only company in Caucasus region to achieve this status”, says Paul Holloway, General Manager of JTI in Caucasus.
The annual international research undertaken by the Top Employers Institute recognizes leading employers around the world: those that provide excellent employee conditions, nurture and develop talent throughout all levels of the organization, and which strive to continuously optimize employment practices.
The Top Employers Institute assessed JTI’s employee offerings in Azerbaijan on the following criteria as talent strategy, workforce planning, on-boarding, learning & development, performance management, leadership development, career & succession management, compensation & benefits and culture.
"Our extensive research concluded that JTI in Azerbaijan forms part of a select group of employers that advance employee conditions worldwide. Their people are well taken care of. Now that they have received the Top Employers 2017 certification, they can truly consider themselves at the top of an exclusive group of the world’s best employers. Reason to celebrate!”, David Plink, CEO of the Top Employers Institute, said.
In Azerbaijan, JTI employs 65 local employees. Beyond being named Top Employer in Azerbaijan, JTI was once again awarded the Top Employer Certification Europe and Asia Pacific.
Notably, JTI, a member of the Japan Tobacco Group of Companies, is a leading international tobacco manufacturer. Headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, and with operations in more than 120 countries, JTI employs around 26,000 employees worldwide. Its core revenue in the fiscal year ended December 31, 2015, was USD 10.3 billion. For more information, visit www.jti.com.
The Top Employers Institute globally certifies excellence in the conditions that employers create for their people. Optimal employee conditions ensure that people develop themselves personally and professionally. This in turn enables companies to grow and to develop, always. Headquartered in the Netherlands, the company, previously known as the CRF Institute, has recognized Top Employers around the world since 1991.