PMI certified as Global Top Employer for the fifth year in a row

25 Jan 2021 · 4 min read

Top Employer status recognizes today’s pre-eminent, modern employers

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Philip Morris International (PMI) has been certified by the Top Employers Institute as a Global Top Employer for the fifth year in a row. The certification is further recognition of the progress PMI is making as part of its transformation, firmly establishing the company among the ranks of employers of choice focused on meeting the needs of a globally-diverse workforce.

“We are proud to be named as one of the 16 international organizations awarded this year’s global Top Employer certification, which speaks to our continued excellence in HR practices and our ability to meet the needs of a modern workforce,” said Adrian Shooter, Global Head of Integrated Talent Management. “PMI’s vision to create a smoke-free future has spurred the energy and passion of our 73,500 global workforce of employees behind our efforts to deliver positive change for adult smokers who would otherwise continue smoking, and for society.” 

PMI’s vision to create a smoke-free future has spurred the energy and passion of our 73,500 global workforce of employees behind our efforts to deliver positive change for adult smokers who would otherwise continue smoking, and for society.
Adrian Shooter, Global Head of Integrated Talent Management

The Top Employers Institute recognizes excellence in people practices and its Top Employer program recognizes the best employers around the world. PMI’s affiliates were also recognized as leading employers in 44 countries across Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia/Pacific.

As part of the certification process, PMI was required to demonstrate to independent Human Resources (HR) auditors that it excelled in six HR dimensions by answering 400 questions backed up with evidence. These dimensions included:

  • Steer: Business strategy, people strategy, and leadership
  • Shape: Organization and change, digital HR, and work environment
  • Attract: Employer branding, talent acquisition, and onboarding
  • Develop: Performance, career, and learning
  • Engage: Wellbeing, engagement, rewards and recognition, and “offboarding”
  • Unite: Values, ethics and integrity, diversity and inclusion, and sustainability

Read more at: Top Employers Institute - Certifying HR excellence (top-employers.com)

Find out how you can join PMI and help to #MakeHistory in creating a smoke-free future at PMI.com/careers 

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