Guinness Nigeria has been named as one of the best places to work in Nigeria for 2015. The company also clinched the top spot for the Excellence in Wellness Award at the Great Place to Work Institute which held its awards ceremony recently held in Lagos. The awards also added shine to Guinness Nigeria as the company was also celebrating 66 years of being incorporated Nigeria.
Receiving the award, Monica Peach, Human Resources Director, Guinness Nigeria, said that she was proud to receive the award. “This is a great achievement moment for us and I feel proud to accept this award on behalf of the management and staff of Guinness Nigeria. We are delighted at this recognition which is a celebration of our greatest asset – our people. It is our desire to get back to the top spot in the coming years.”
According to Victor Ligbago, a spokesperson from the Great Place to Work Institute, “Guinness Nigeria has demonstrated outstanding performance in the Trust Index and Culture Audit Survey and showcased best practices in employee policies and programmes which exemplify the five dimensions of the Great Place to Work Model: credibility, respect, fairness, pride and camaraderie’’.
Sesan Sobowale, Corporate Relations Director, Guinness Nigeria, further commented: “It has been a challenging few months with an extremely dynamic and volatile economic environment. We believe that this recognition, coming at this time will give all our employees the added impetus required to work together to grow our business into the future.”