HOUSTON, Oct. 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- BBVA is among the top 25 multinational workplaces in the annual ranking by Great Place To Work®, the prestigious international consultancy. The Spain-based parent company of BBVA Compass is ranked eighth overall, and is the top-ranked multinational workplace in the financial industry on the list.
The list includes 25 of the most recognizable names in business, with Google at the top overall. To land on the list, the companies had to be recognized in the last 12 months in at least five countries in which they operate, have more than 5,000 employees throughout the world and have more than 40 percent of all their employees working outside the country where its main offices are located.
With a global workforce of more than 100,000 employees and a footprint that extends through 31 countries, the BBVA Group has been on the Great Place to Work rankings in Argentina, Chile, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru and Venezuela.
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Two-thirds of a company's workplace assessment is based on an employee survey; one-third is based on the company's policies and practices.
Donna DeAngelis, Director of Talent & Culture at BBVA, said: "This is great recognition for BBVA because it represents how our employees globally view their work experience. It reflects our belief that the right work environment for our employees will deliver the best experience for our customers."
"At BBVA, we are transforming into the world's most customer-centric bank," DeAngelis said. "And our culture is transforming to meet this challenge. We are creating a culture where our employees embrace a new way of working, immerse themselves in the customer experience and feel empowered to ask the right questions and do the right thing. It's not only transformational for our business, it's transformational for our employees. We are becoming a more fulfilling place to work."
Great Place to Work, with its main offices in San Francisco, is a global consultant that helps organizations identify, create and maintain the best workspaces by developing cultures based on trust. Great Place to Work works with companies, nonprofit organizations and governmental agencies in over 45 countries.
BBVA is a customer-centric global financial services group founded in 1857. The Group has a solid position in Spain, it is the largest financial institution in Mexico and it has leading franchises in South America and the Sunbelt Region of the United States. Its diversified business is focused on high-growth markets and it relies on technology as a key sustainable competitive advantage. Corporate responsibility is at the core of its business model. BBVA fosters financial education and inclusion, and supports scientific research and culture. It operates with the highest integrity, a long-term vision and applies the best practices. The Group is present in the main sustainability indexes.
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