Whirlpool Certified as Top Employer in Europe for 2018

Peterborough, 8 February 2018 – Whirlpool UK is proud to announce that it has been recognised as a leading employer and awarded the exclusive Top Employers Europe and United Kingdom 2018 certifications.

On an annual basis the awarding body, the Top Employers Institute, globally certifies employers who create excellent conditions for its employees. In-depth assessments and stringent research is conducted, and independently audited to verify results, to discover the companies that stand out across the globe.

Outstanding employee conditions have earned Whirlpool UK a coveted spot among a select group of certified companies. Whirlpool UK has also been recognised for nurturing and developing talent whilst striving to continuously optimise employment practices.

The Top Employers Institute assessed Whirlpool UK’s employee offerings on the following criteria:

●        Talent strategy

●        Workforce planning

●        On-boarding

●        Learning and development

●        Performance management

●        Leadership development

●        Career and succession management

●        Compensation and benefits

●        Culture

Fabio Colombo, HR Director, Whirlpool UK says: “Whirlpool UK is honored to be amongst the selected employers who create world-class conditions for their employees. This fantastic achievement makes us proud of being part of Whirlpool Corporation and motivates us to continue building on our winning workplace.”

Janine Henry, Contact Centre Development Manager, Whirlpool UK, says: “Career progression and developing our colleagues’ talent is at the heart of all we do at Whirlpool UK, and to be recognised for our dedication towards this is an amazing achievement. I am very proud to be part of Whirlpool UK.”

David Plink, CEO, Top Employers Institute, says: “Optimal employee conditions ensure that people can develop themselves personally and professionally. Our comprehensive research concluded that Whirlpool UK Appliances Limited provides an outstanding employment environment and offers a wide range of creative initiatives, from secondary benefits and working conditions, to performance-management programmes that are well thought out and truly aligned with the culture of their company.”

To learn more about the Top Employers Institute and the Top Employers Certification, please visit www.top-employers.com

Fabio Colombo, HR Director, Whirlpool UK Appliances Limited is available for interview. Please email lauren@jmmpr.co.uk for further details.

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Image captions:

  1. Fabio Colombo, HR Director, Whirlpool UK Appliances Limited
  2. Pictured left to right: Fabio Colombo, HR Director, Whirlpool UK Appliances Limited and Alessio Tanganelli, Regional Director, Top Employers

About Whirlpool Corporation:

Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE:WHR) is the world’s leading major home appliance company, with approximately $21 billion in annual sales, 92,000 employees and 70 manufacturing and technology research centers in 2017. The company markets Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, Jenn-Air, Indesit, Hotpoint and other major brand names in nearly every country throughout the world.

In Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) it has approximately 22,000 employees, a sales presence in more than 30 countries and manufacturing sites in seven countries. Whirlpool EMEA is an operating segment of Whirlpool Corporation. Whirlpool Corp.’s EMEA Headquarters are located in Pero (MI), Italy. Additional information about the company can be found at WhirlpoolCorp.com or find us on LinkedIn,  Twitter and Medium.

Whirlpool UK Appliances Limited fully supports the AMDEA safety initiative, Register My Appliance, and is committed to encouraging householders to register their appliances: www.registermyappliance.org.uk

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