Engro among top five employers in country

Pakistan’s home-grown multinational – Engro Corporation – has been recognised among the top and most preferred employers in the country and the only Pakistani private company that has made it to top five. It is also the only Pakistani company with its fertilisers business ranked as number one employer and the foods business closing in at number two. 

According to a survey conducted by Rozee.pk, in collaboration with a UK based Research Company YouGov, Engro Corporation was voted as a preferred employer bringing the company to the 4th place in the league of top five employers. To ensure that Engro remains the most sought after employer among college graduates and experienced professionals, the company continues to implement its holistic strategy for employee and organisational development. As part of the survey, the respondents were asked to cast their votes based on organisation’s brand image, potential for career growth, work environment, compensation & benefits and social responsibility. 

Engro Corporation Limited received a weighted share of 77 per cent in Agriculture and Fertiliser & Pesticide sector for its fertilisers business – Engro Fertilisers and was, thus, the most preferred employer in the category, securing the first position. Similarly, the foods business of the Company – Engro Foods – received 34 per cent weighted votes and secured the second position in the category of the most preferred employer in the FMCG sector. 

Speaking of the recognition – Tahir Jawaid – Senior Vice President of Human Resources & Public Affairs at Engro Corporation said: “Engro’s success can be credited to one reason above all others: we have consistently attracted, hired and retained some of the most talented people in Pakistan. Our ability to create high performance teams in a culture of inclusiveness, professionalism and excellence is what drives our success.”-PR 

Copyright Business Recorder, 2013

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