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Press Release

February 08th, 2019

Lagardère Travel Retail Italia receives Top Employer Award

Venice, February 8th, 2019 – Lagardère Travel Retail Italia receives Top Employer Award, from the TOP EMPLOYERS INSTITUTE, a prestigious certification that recognizes the excellence of working conditions put in place by companies for their employees, and HR processes for the year 2019.

Only a limited number of companies can pride themselves on having this recognition today.

At a global level there were only 1,378 in 2018, and 90 in Italy, including companies like Bottega Veneta, Capgemini, Coca-Cola, Decathlon, Ducati, E & Y, Gucci, McDonalds,…

This certification is particularly demanding, with criteria based on international benchmarks for HR best practices, covering fields so broad as:

- Talent Strategy
- Workforce planning
- Talent acquisition
- Onboarding
- Learning and development
- Performance management
- Leadership development
- Careers and succession planning
- Compensation and benefits
- Culture: values, communication, employer brand, well-being, diversity, social responsibility and networking.

After an initial pre-audit phase, the company is evaluated and audited on 600 items against international benchmarks. The final process includes the certification by the consulting firm Grant Thornton.

This award has clear and effective benefits in terms of employer branding and recognition of excellence for the company.

“A special thanks goes to our HR Managers, who in recent years have worked side by side with all other company departments to create a modern and engaging business culture for all our employees”, commented Lucio Rossetto, CEO of Lagardère Travel Retail Italy.