SPAR Italy regional partner Maiora certified as Top Employer

January 29, 2024 IN THE CATEGORY: Awards and prizes, People, Responsible retailing

Maiora, the DESPAR Italia partner for Central and Southern Italy, was granted the Top Employer Certification by the Top Employers Institute.

With over 530 shops and 2,400 employees, the certification underscores Maiora’s excellence in HR strategies, focusing on employee development, well-being, and fostering a positive work environment.

The Top Employers Institute issue the Top Employer Certification following in-depth analysis of the conditions of a company’s working standards. The research looks at different key areas, ranging from corporate governance, organisation and development, talent acquisition, engagement, and alignment with the company’s mission and values.

This prestigious certificate officially recognises Maiora’s commitment to international standards in vital HR areas and excellent HR policies. Additionally, Maiora became the first large-scale retail organisation to receive the Equal Salary certification, showcasing Maiora’s pioneering initiatives in ensuring equal pay and opportunities.

Pippo Cannillo, president and CEO of DESPAR Centro-Sud, said that the certification is a tangible demonstration of the company’s dedication to employees.

Source: DESPAR Italia

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About SPAR Italy

SPAR Italy, known locally as DESPAR Italia, was first granted the SPAR Brand’s license in 1959. The first store opened in 1960. With it, SPAR became the first partnership of retailers and wholesalers to operate in the country. In addition, SPAR Italy licenses regional partners, all of whom work together to grow the brand across the country.

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