Daimler Trucks & Buses Southern Africa (DTBSA), has received the coveted Top Employer certification for 2022 by the Top Employer Institution.
The announcement was made at the Top Employers 2022 awards ceremony which was done virtually. DTBSA was one of 114 organisations to win this award. They are no stranger to this award and have been recognized under the Mercedes-Benz group. But for the first time after DTBSA independence they have won this coveted award as an independent company.
Here are some words from Michael Dietz, the president and CEO of Daimler Trucks & Buses Southern Africa, on winning this coveted award: “It is a huge honor and privilege to have achieved this significant recognition, and to be listed amongst companies in South Africa that offer superior working conditions for its employees. Receiving an award of this caliber sends a very strong message about our steadfast commitment to our people and their well-being. I can confidently say that our people remain at the center of everything that we do and we always strive for a culture that promotes collaboration, engagement, and motivation to ensure that they feel valued and appreciated. As we continue to invest tremendously in training programmes to develop and upskill our people, our purpose for all who keep Africa moving continues to ring true and we would like to continue in this direction for the success of the company and a favorable working environment”.
The CEO of Top Employers Institute, David Plink had the following to say about the award and its winner, “Reflecting on the demanding year that has, like the year before it, impacted organisations across the world, Daimler Trucks & Buses Southern Africa has continued to show that it prioritises maintaining excellent people practices in the workplace. They continue to meet the challenges of the changing world of work while working tirelessly to make a positive impact on the lives of their workforce. We are pleased to celebrate and applaud the organisations that have been certified as Top Employers in their respective countries this year.”
When it comes to recognizing greatness in People Practices, Top Employers Institute is the global authority. They help increase these practices to improve the world of work. Companies that join the Top Employers Institute Certification Programme could be validated, certified, and recognised as an employer of good value. With over 1857 organisations certified in over 123 Countries, with a global impact of over 8 million employees.
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