Ranking Revealed for the Best Places to Work in Africa 2019

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE/AETOSWire)–  Roche, Hilti, DHL Express, Novartis,
Teleperformance, Vodafone, Resolution Call, Novonordisk, Faurecia, Astrazeneca,
Nestle, Comdata Group, Hyundai, Alten and Averda are topping the list of best places to
work in Africa for 2019 according to the prestigious Best Places To Work research
Best Places To Work program is an international certification program providing
employers the opportunity to learn more about the engagement and satisfaction of their
employees, benchmark people practices against the highest standards in working
conditions and honor those who deliver an outstanding work experience to their
These companies received outstanding scores across several aspects of their
workplace such as leadership, culture, HR practices and personal growth of the
employees, resulting in their recognition as the employers of choice in Africa for 2019.
Findings from this year program show that these companies foster a performance-
oriented culture that encourages achievement through collaboration and innovation,
with an average employee engagement score of 84%, 5% higher than the average in
different African countries. Additionally, 88% of the employees believe that their
organization is offering exciting career prospects, providing best-in-class learning &
development programs and tools, as well as attractive employee conditions.
Hamza Idrissi, Program Coordinator for Africa, said : “This ranking proves once
again that these companies have created a unique, sustainable working environment
and outstanding working conditions for their employees in Africa”
#1 Roche :
Hoffmann-La Roche AG is a Swiss multinational healthcare company operating across
a number of countries in Africa including Ivory Coast, Ghana, Nigeria, Morocco, Algeria,
Egypt and South Africa. "Roche is a company naturally turned towards humans. For this
reason, we invest a lot in human capital which makes the strength of our
company" Said Mr. SEKHRI, General Manager for Roche Algeria.
#2 Hilti
Hilti is a multinational company that develops and markets products for the construction
industry across a number of countries in Africa. “The success of Hilti is its employees”
said Mr. VERNOUD, General Manager for Hilti Morocco.
#3 DHL Express
DHL is an international courier, parcel, and express mail. “Motivating employees means
a big and long project that starts with listening and leads to recognition and satisfaction”
said Mr. IFRAH, General Manager for DHL Express Morocco.
#4 Novartis
Novartis is a Swiss pharmaceutical company operating across a number of countries in
Africa including Nigeria, Kenya, South Africa, Algeria, Morocco and Egypt. “Proud being
part of Novartis and to see that our employees are developing their skills in an attractive
work environment“ Said Mr. HARCHAOU, General Manager for Novartis Algeria.
#5 Teleperformance
Teleperformance is global leader in digitally integrated business services operating
across a number of countries in Africa and serves over 170 markets. “Obtaining our
Best Places To Work certification for the second year in a row enables us to thank our
7,300 employees for their commitment and for giving us the opportunity to position
ourselves as an employer of choice in Tunisia” Said Mr. Ducreux, General Manager
for Teleperformance Tunisia.
#6 Vodafone
#7 Resolution Call
#8 Novo nordisk
#9 Faurecia
#10 Astrazeneca
#11 Nestle
#12 Comdata Group
#13 Hyundai
#14 Atlen
#15 Averda
For more information, please visit the program website at www.bestplacestoworkfor.org
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