METRO is a Top Employer Europe for the 7th time

25 January 2021

Today, the Top Employers 2021 were announced. Next to METRO AG and 5 of its companies, 9 METRO/MAKRO countries received the local certificate and all awarded European organisations are now also carrying the signet Top Employer Europe.

Top Employer Europe 2021

METRO AG has been awarded for the 6th time as Top Employer 2021 in Germany. METRO.Digital, METRO PROPERTIES, METRO CAMPUS SERVICES, MIB and METRO ADVERTISING are also happy to be having received this title. In addition, 9 country organisations received the award: METRO Bulgaria, METRO France, METRO Italy, METRO Pakistan, MAKRO Poland, METRO Romania, METRO Russia and METRO Turkey. All European companies are now also carrying the signet Top Employer Europe, which METRO received for the 7th consecutive year.

“We are very proud that we are once again a Top Employer and congratulate our colleagues in the awarded companies and country organisations on this success, which once again shows and rewards their efforts," says Jerome Grillet, Director Global Talent Acquisition METRO AG. "Our employees are our most important asset. That’s why we have implemented numerous initiatives that have created an environment for our employees in which each individual can develop their individual strengths and potentials. And I am happy, that we were able to initiate and implement new projects also in the past year and under the current challenges."

Every year, the Top Employers Institute recognises companies that place their employees at the centre of their corporate activities and offer them an outstanding working and development environment. The Top Employers Institute examines companies on the basis of their statements in the HR Best Practices Questionnaire. The questionnaire covers 6 overarching HR dimensions and 20 HR areas, such as People Strategy, Work Environment, Talent Acquisition, Learning, Well-being and Diversity & Inclusion. This year, more than 1600 Top Employers in 120 countries/regions, on 5 continents were awarded.