JTI Again Certified as One of the Top Five Employers in Europe

GENEVA, February 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

Consistent exceptional employee conditions acknowledged in 28 countries  

JTI (Japan Tobacco International) is proud to announce that it has again been officially certified as one of the top five employers in Europe, with offices certified in 28 countries[1].

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The Top Employer Institute has once again recognized JTI for its exceptional employee conditions and outstanding talent development practices in the Europe region.

"This certification recognizes our consistently high standards of HR practices applied across the entire region," says Sibel Gursoy, JTI's Human Resources Vice President for Western Europe.

"We nurture talent throughout the organization to optimize employee development and ultimately the company's performance," comments Mark Phillips, JTI's Human Resources Vice President for Central Europe.

"JTI provides an outstanding employment environment and offers a wide range of creative HR initiatives including unique performance-management programs," says Dennis Utter, Global Business Director for the Top Employers Institute.

About Top Employers Institute

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 recognised Top Employers around the world since 1991.

About JTI

JTI, a member of the Japan Tobacco Group of Companies, is a leading international tobacco manufacturer. It markets world-renowned brands such as Winston, Camel, Mevius and LD. Other global brands include Benson & Hedges, Silk Cut, Sobranie and Glamour. With headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, and about 26,000 employees worldwide, JTI has operations in more than 120 countries. Its core revenue in the fiscal year ended December 31, 2014, was USD 11.9 billion. For more information, visit http://www.jti.com.

1. Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Kazakhstan, Lithuania, Moldova, Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine, United Kingdom



Japan Tobacco International

CONTACT: For further information, please contact: JTI Press Office, Phone:+41-22-703-0291, pressoffice@jti.com

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