Second successive accreditation by Top Employers Institute (TEI) recognizes CHEP’s commitment to people-first strategies and the goals of Saudi Vision 2030
For the second consecutive year, CHEP, the international supply chain solutions company, has been certified as a 2020 Top Employer in Saudi Arabia by the Top Employers Institute (TEI), a global certifier recognising excellence in employee practices.
The certification comes after the company received the Top Employer Award in 2019 and persisted to drive its core philosophy of diversity and inclusion, while also fostering local talent in the Kingdom. The company has constructed a culture that focuses on its people, assisting them build a robust foundation to facilitate their personal and professional improvement via a number of training programmes.
Megeshni Archary, Country General Manager, MENA, CHEP said: “We recognize that our employees are the engine that drive our business to greater heights – investing in them and aligning with their priorities is a key objective for us. Their interest in constructing a sustainable future is facilitated by our circular business model and enables us to support the Saudi Vision 2030, which serves as an ambitious roadmap for different economic growth. As a Top Employer we realize the significance of promoting talents who have the necessary skillset to meet the requirements of tomorrow. I thank Top Employers Institute for acknowledging our efforts and our employee initiatives.”
Lakshmi Parasuram, Director, HR Business Partner for India, Middle East, Turkey and Africa, said: “Over the years, we have actively listened and replied to our employees to make sure that we hold our strengths and focus on the areas that require development. The team values this recognition as we proceed to improve people-first strategies. With the Top Employer certification, we continue to build our brand as an Employer of Choice in Saudi Arabia.”
The CHEP Saudi leadership crew consists of a number of Saudi locals, while its international graduate development programme presently consists of three Saudi Nationals. The company’s business model is inherently sustainable as it considerably uses pooled assets and sustainability solutions. The company has additionally enabled local clients to be a part of the circular economy via its core principles of share and reuse.
CHEP has been known as a Top Employer in a number of countries together with India, part of Europe and Africa.
David Plink, CEO of the Top Employers Institute, said: “To be acknowledged as a Top Employer, an organisation will have to show that the implementation of their people strategies enriches the world of work of their employees. The certified participants are a shining example of a dedication to people practices as they constantly commit to empowering their employees for a better world of work. Congratulations!”