Number of Employees: Around 400
Welcome to Philip Morris International’s affiliates in Senegal!
For more than 20 years, PMI has had a presence in Senegal from where it managed its operations in West and Central Africa. In 2003, PMI established its regional headquarters Philip Morris West Africa, in Dakar. We take pride in providing for high quality brands and greatest support services to over 20 countries in the West and Central Africa Region, where PMI products are distributed.
Established in Pikine (11, 5 km from Dakar) since 2007, PMMSN is the very first factory of PMI in West Africa. The facility manufactures the leading brand Marlboro and other PMI brands for the Senegalese market and for many other countries in the Region.
ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL DIMENSION
PMMSN has a workforce of over 400 employees (direct and indirect jobs) and works with more than 450 suppliers. Our company is an important contributor to tax revenue in Senegal with a tax contribution of over XOF 16 billion in 2015. Our contribution to the trade balance of Senegal represents a sizeable input, notably though our exports to 13 countries in West Africa (75% of PMMSN production volume).
SAFETY AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION
PMMSN is a certified factory ISO 9001 (Quality), ISO 14001 (Environment), OSHAS 18001 (Security, Hygiene and Health at work). We have conducted several impact studies on the environment and has implemented modern systems and facilities to minimize liquid waste, solid or gaseous. As for sanitation system, all our waste is sent by gravity to a sewage treatment plant on the premises of the factory. PMMSN has equipped its site with facilities that ensure the safety and well-being of all workers.
CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
Investing in the community is an important part of our corporate culture. We have identified five areas of giving on which we focus: hunger and extreme poverty, education, rural living conditions, domestic violence, women empowerment and disaster relief.
In 2014, in the cultivation area of “Niayes” in Dakar, a grant of USD 200,000 was provided to empower 1000 women farmers through an agricultural project aiming at reducing women work hardship by providing irrigation kits and training to enhance agriculture practices.
Other regional contributions:
- Donation of ambulances to support the fight against Ebola in Sierra Leone, Guinea Bissau and Liberia (2014)
- Education Project through the rehabilitation of a school in the village of “Kpebo” in Cote d’Ivoire (2015)
- Project “Waterfall” for access to water in Burkina Faso, Mali and Senegal (2016)