Japan Tobacco International in Georgia Certified Top Employer

Company Japan Tobacco International (JTI) in Georgia has been once again certified for its outstanding employee offerings, with independent research by the Top Employers Institute highlighting just how well the company looks after its staff. JTI in Georgia achieved the exclusive Top Employers Award for Georgia, Europe and Asia Pacific Region in 2017, showcasing its dedication to the development of its employees.

“At JTI, we invest in our employees with a long-term horizon in mind. We offer opportunities to grow and develop, as well as a work environment that ensures our people can excel,” says Paul Holloway, General Manager of JTI in Caucasus. “We are proud that this is again recognized by Top Employer and we are the only company in Caucasus region to have achieved this status.”

The annual international research undertaken by the Top Employers Institute recognizes leading employers around the world: those that provide excellent employee conditions, nurture and develop talent throughout all levels of the organization, and which strive to continuously optimize employment practices.

The Top Employers Institute assessed JTI in Georgia’s employee offerings on the following criteria:

• Talent Strategy

• Workforce Planning

• On-boarding

• Learning & Development

• Performance Management

• Leadership Development

• Career & Succession Management

• Compensation & Benefits

• Culture

David Plink, CEO of the Top Employers Institute: ““Our extensive research concluded that JTI in Georgia forms part of a select group of employers that advance employee conditions worldwide. Their people are well taken care of. Now that they have received the Top Employers Asia Pacific 2017 certification, they can truly consider themselves at the top of an exclusive group of the world’s best employers. Reason to celebrate!”

In Georgia, JTI employs over 110 local employees. Beyond being named Top Employer in Georgia, JTI was once again awarded the Top Employer Certification Europe, Middle East and Asia-Pacific.

JTI, a member of the Japan Tobacco Group of Companies, is a leading international tobacco manufacturer. It markets brands such as Winston, Camel, Mevius and LD. JTI is a global player in the e-cigarette market with E-Lites and Logic, and has been present in the heated tobacco sector with Ploom since 2011. Headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, and with operations in more than 120 countries, JTI employs around 26,000 employees worldwide. Its core revenue in the fiscal year ended December 31, 2015, was USD 10.3 billion.

The Top Employers Institute globally certifies excellence in the conditions that employers create for their people. Optimal employee conditions ensure that people develop themselves personally and professionally. This in turn enables companies to grow and to develop, always. Headquartered in the Netherlands, the company, previously known as the CRF Institute, has recognized Top Employers around the world since 1991.

20 March 2017 17:40