NEW YORK, Oct. 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Atento S.A. (NYSE: ATTO), a leading provider of customer relationship management and business process outsourcing services worldwide, has been named one of the World's Best Multinational Workplaces of 2015 by Great Place to Work® (GPTW). The ranking, derived from the world's largest annual study of workplace excellence, identifies the top 25 best multinationals in terms of workplace culture.
In the 2015 edition of the World's Best Multinational Workplaces, Atento has reached the sixteenth position, becoming, once again, the only company in its sector to be included on this global list. Over the years, Atento´s strong focus on people management and workplace environment has become a fundamental component of the company´s business model that is being praised by different organizations worldwide. Most recently, Atento was also recognized as one of the 2015 Best Places to Work for in Latin America.
"Being included for the third consecutive year in the prestigious group of the World´s 25 Best Multinationals to work for is a great honor for our company and a terrific recognition for our employees worldwide," said Alejandro Reynal, Atento's Chief Executive Officer. "I would like to thank all of them for their commitment and dedication, both of which play a pivotal role in our company's great achievements and our ability to deliver the best customer experience for our clients."
"We are deeply committed to making Atento the most valued company by its employees, fostering participation, inclusion, trust and camaraderie. Sharing this recognition with other global leaders in people management and motivation as recognized by Great Place to Work® validates the success of our people management and the emphasis we place in our employees," said Inaki Cebollero, Atento's Chief People Officer.
As part of its strategic commitment to people, Atento currently deploys a wide range of local and global programs focused on employee training, development and motivation. Atento provided more than 13.5 million hours of training in 2014 and consistently encourages a good work environment, teamwork, and pride in belonging through its motivational programs. Atento also promotes including the disabled in the labor market through initiatives such as Atento Impulsa, and encourages contributing value to the community through corporate volunteering programs, such as Voces que Ayudan and the Global Community Month, where Atento has more than 4,000 active volunteers per year. The company is also committed to the development of people entering the labor market for the first time as the Company is the employer of choice for a countless number of people looking for their first job.
View the rankings for the World´s Best Multinationals Workplaces in 2015: http://www.greatplacetowork.net/best-companies/worlds-best-multinationals
View the rankings for the Best Places to Work for in Latin America in 2015: http://www.greatplacetowork.net/best-companies/latin-america/latin-america/best-workplaces-in-latin-america/2030-2015
About Great Place to Work®
Great Place to Work®, headquartered in San Francisco, is a global research, consulting and training firm that helps organizations identify, create and sustain great workplaces through the development of high-trust workplace cultures. Great Place to Work serves businesses, nonprofit organizations and government agencies in 51 countries.
About the World's Best Multinational Workplaces List:
Great Place to Work's annual World's Best Multinational Workplaces List ranks the top 25 global companies to work for. Qualifying companies must have been selected for at least five national Great Place to Work® lists, have at least 5,000 employees worldwide and count at least 40% of their global workforce (or 5,000 employees) outside of the company's home country.
Atento is the largest provider of customer relationship management and business process outsourcing (CRM BPO) services in Latin America, and among the top three providers globally, based on revenues. Atento is also a leading provider for U.S.-based companies nearshoring CRM/BPO services to Latin America. Since 1999, the Company has developed its business model in 14 countries where it employs more than 160,000 people. Atento has over 400 clients to whom it offers a wide range of CRM BPO services across multiple channels. Atento's clients are mostly leading multinational corporations in sectors such as telecommunications, banking and financial services, media and technology, health, retail and public administrations, among others. Atento´s shares trade under the symbol ATTO on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). For more information visit www.atento.com
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