Westcon Group wins MEA employers accolade

westconWestcon ME Group has been announced as one of the ‘10 Best Employer Organisations’ in the Middle East & Africa region for 2014 by Aon Hewitt alongside peer companies such as DHL, Procter and Gamble, Marriott International and others.

Aon Hewitt, the global talent, retirement and health solutions business of Aon plc, announced the best employer organisations for the year based on the Aon Hewitt’s Best Employers Middle East survey. The survey took into account factors such as employee engagement scores and the company’s efforts to make employees feel valued and empowered.

According to the Best Employers study, the winning organisations have been engaging the intellectual and emotional commitment of their employees through best-in-class people management practices, which has been translated to having high levels of employee engagement, a compelling employer brand, effective leadership and a high performance culture, bringing a dedicated and productive workforce.

‘’It’s a matter of great pride not only for the company but for each and every employee of Westcon ME Group to be associated with an organisation that has been acknowledged as one of the best employers in the region,” said Jacky Dias, Human Resources Director, Westcon ME Group. “We remain continuously committed to delivering our promises as an organisation to our employees’ which revolve around empowering people, maintaining ethics and respect, creating a winning culture and having fun. We have been working tirelessly over the years towards increasing employee engagement by rewarding and retaining talent, investing in talent development, focusing on diversity, and maintaining a focus on training and coaching.”

“It gives us immense pleasure to know that Aon Hewitt has recognised our efforts towards increasing the employee engagement,” Steve Lockie, Group Managing Director, Westcon ME Group, said. “This motivates us as a company to further strengthen this position,” said. “As a company, our culture is built around dialogue and engagement. We will continue to innovate and invest in initiatives to further develop the engagement of our employees with the organisation.”

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