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Tobacco manufacturer, BAT named top employer in Kenya



Nairobi, Kenya, Jan 24 -The Top Employers Institute has named BAT Kenya as a top employer in Kenya and Africa for the fifth time in a row, during a virtual award ceremony held on  January 20, 2022. 

The recognition mirrors the announcement of the BAT Group as the Global Top Employer for 2022 in three regions – Africa, Asia Pacific and Europe; and Top Employer in 33 countries across Africa, Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, and Latin America.

The Top Employers Institute certification is based on an extensive review of employer practices across six human resource domains and 20 topics, including People Strategy, Work Environment, Talent Acquisition, Learning, Well-being, Diversity & Inclusion and more.

CommmDavid Plink, CEO of the Top Employers Institute, said the firm  has proved their unwavering commitment to their employees on an international level that spans numerous countries

“Reflecting on the demanding year that has, like the year before it, impacted organisations across the world, our global Top Employers have continued to prioritise going above and beyond to maintain their excellent people practices in the workplace,” he said.

 “We are honored to receive the Top Employer certification for the fifth consecutive year. This certification recognises BAT’s inclusive, engaging culture and innovative working environment.  Guided by our Ethos (Bold, Fast, Empowered, Diverse, Responsible), we are continually striving to maintain a workplace where employees feel well-supported, even through the ongoing trying times,” Crispin Achola, BAT Kenya Managing Director added.

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