MUMBAI and DALLAS, February 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
Aegis Limited, a global outsourcing and technology services company announced today that it has been honored with the prestigious 'Best Employer- India 2013' award by Aon Hewitt. Aon Hewitt, the global talent, retirement and health solutions business of Aon plc announced its 2013 India's Best Employers Study results in New Delhi, India, honoring the most progressive employers which have created workplaces of choice.
The Best Employers 2.0 India 2013 study witnessed participation and collected viewpoints from a sample of 74,000 employees - representing the views of a workforce of over 360,000 employees, and inputs from HR leaders and business heads, spanning 22 industries.
More than 2,000 Aegis employees participated in Aon Hewitt's online survey, resulting in an overall engagement score of 70%, which places Aegis in Aon Hewitt's 'High Performance Range'. Aegis scored well across the Best Employers Study parameters: High Employee Engagement, Compelling Employer Brand, Effective Leadership and Enabling a culture of high performance.
SM Gupta, Global Chief People Officer at Aegis said "It is a proud moment for everyone in the organization as being amongst the Best Employers particularly means being part of a league comprising of seasoned players and industry stalwarts across different sectors which are doing much more than traditional HR to attract, retain & develop talent."
Sandip Sen, Global CEO, Aegis Limited said "At Aegis, we recognize our employees as the foundation of our extraordinary growth. This recognition further validates their commitment and unwavering focus on building a corporation to accelerate innovation, sustainability, growth and will add a lot of value to our employer brand".
This recognition also acknowledges Aegis' six-dimensional Diversity and Inclusion framework. The company employs over 55,000 people across 92 nationalities speaking 79 languages in 13 countries. Aegis' currently employs over 1.76% of the total global workforce as People with Disabilities (PwDs).
Tarandeep Singh, Partner and Engagement Practice Leader at Aon Hewitt, congratulating Aegis on this achievement said, "Aegis Limited follows a very holistic approach to designing its people policies, wherein each policy focuses on the triad of "Happy Employees, Happy Customers and Happy Shareholders". This approach is further bolstered by the strong execution focus of the company. I believe it is these essential ingredients which have gone into making Aegis Limited a Best Employer and into sustaining its status as Best Employer over the past 3 years."
In 2011, Aegis had been acknowledged with the Aon Hewitt Best Employer award in India and Australia. The company has made a conscious effort to adopt innovative HR practices, invest in sustainability and upscale various people-related processes. It empowers and nurtures talent not only as a best practice but a key differentiator and business enabler.
Aegis is a global outsourcing and technology company committed to impacting clients' business outcomes by focusing on enhancing customer experience across all touch points and channels. Aegis was founded 30 years ago in the US and now has operations in 56 locations across 13 countries with more than 55,000 employees. Aegis services over 300 clients from verticals such as Banking and Financial Services, Insurance, Technology, Telecom, Healthcare, Travel & Hospitality, Consumer Goods, Retail, and Energy & Utilities. The company is wholly owned by Essar, a USD 39 billion conglomerate. For more information, write to us at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit http://www.aegisglobal.com.
About Aon Hewitt
Aon Hewitt empowers organizations and individuals to secure a better future through innovative talent, retirement and health solutions. We advise, design and execute a wide range of solutions that enable clients to cultivate talent to drive organizational and personal performance and growth, navigate retirement risk while providing new levels of financial security, and redefine health solutions for greater choice, affordability and wellness. Aon Hewitt is the global leader in human resource solutions, with over 30,000 professionals in 90 countries serving more than 20,000 clients worldwide. For more information on Aon Hewitt, please visit http://www.aonhewitt.com.
Aon Hewitt, the global talent, retirement and health solutions business of Aon plc (NYSE: AON).
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