RACINE, Wis., December 22, 2011 – SC Johnson Argentina and SC Johnson Chile have been recognized by the Great Place to Work® Institute. Both ranked in the top 10 places to work in their respective countries.
SC Johnson Argentina was ranked number four among 45 companies on the Best Medium Companies in Argentina list, administered by the Great Place to Work® Institute, recognizing organizations with between 250 and 1000 employees. The subsidiary was also one of just five companies in Argentina who received a special mention from the Institute for 10 consecutive years of recognition.
"Congratulations to the SC Johnson Argentina and SC Johnson Chile organizations for their outstanding commitment and passion to maintain engaging, inspiring and inclusive workplaces,” said Steven Stanbrook, Chief Operating Officer – International Markets. "These teams have established incredible track records which support SC Johnson’s commitment to workplace excellence. This recognition provides undeniable evidence that companies can succeed in business while creating an environment where people enjoy coming to work.”
SC Johnson Chile was also recognized by the Great Place to Work® Institute as the seventh best company to work for on the list of the top 35 Best Companies in Chile. This is the seventh year in a row that SC Johnson Chile has been named to the list.
"We are truly honored to be recognized again by the Great Place to Work® Institute," says José Latugaye, Senior Vice President – Latin America. "These recognitions reflect the commitment from the Argentine and Chilean teams to continue building an excellent work environment that attracts, engages and motivates people. Our unique culture and commitment to doing what’s right for people is what will continue to set us apart as a great place to work.”
The annual lists are based on a random employee survey, a questionnaire on corporate policies and philosophies, and other supporting documents.
For both locations, this recognition is also the first step for SC Johnson to be considered a Best Company to Work For in Latin America. Companies appearing on national Best Companies lists throughout the region are evaluated against each other to determine the Best Companies to Work For in Latin America.
Recently, SC Johnson was ranked number 10 on the World’s Best Multinational Workplaces, a newly-issued list from the Great Place to Work® Institute. This recognition demonstrates the company’s long-standing commitment to creating great workplaces for people around the globe.
About SC Johnson
SC Johnson is a family-owned and managed business dedicated to innovative, high-quality products, excellence in the workplace and a long-term commitment to the environment and the communities in which it operates. Based in the USA, the company is one of the world's leading manufacturers of household cleaning products and products for home storage, air care, pest control and shoe care. It markets such well-known brands as GLADE®, KIWI®, OFF!®, PLEDGE®, RAID®, SCRUBBING BUBBLES®, SHOUT®, WINDEX® and ZIPLOC® in the U.S. and beyond, with brands marketed outside the U.S. including AUTAN®, TANA®, BAMA®, BAYGON®, BRISE®, KABIKILLER®, KLEAR®, MR. MUSCLE®, and RIDSECT®. The 125-year-old company, that generates $9 billion in sales, employs nearly 13,000 people globally and sells products in virtually every country around the world. www.scjohnson.com
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