Dentsply Sirona named “Top Employer Switzerland 2018”

Since 1991, the Top Employers Institute has awarded employers around the world that have outstanding human resources management and strategies. Employers who are oriented toward the success of their employees to ensure that they can continue to develop personally and professionally. This development of the individual is the basis for the growth and continued progress of all companies. Dentsply Sirona, the world’s largest dental product manufacturer proved its excellent personnel management and strategy to the jury. This year and for the first time, the company was named “Top Employer in Switzerland”, in recognition of the Company’s human resources policies and excellent work environment. The award was announced by the Top Employers Institute in Dusseldorf, Germany.

In 2018, Dentsply Sirona received the Top Employer Award for its outstanding personnel management and strategy in Switzerland.

This year, Dentsply Sirona Switzerland received for the first time the prestigious “Top Employer” certification from the Top Employers Institute. The Netherlands-based certification company has been recognising Top Employers all over the world since 1991, honouring enterprises for their exceptional personnel programs. All the companies taking part undergo a uniform investigation procedure. The companies must meet high principles and comply with excellent standards to achieve certification. 

The Rheinterrasse in the center of Dusseldorf, Germany, was the unique setting for the traditional certification dinner where the award was presented.

Extraordinary achievements in employee orientation and an outstanding employee environment

To reinforce the value and significance of the entire certification process, all results also underwent an additional independent external audit. This external audit also confirmed that Dentsply Sirona has demonstrated exceptional achievements in employee orientation, thus earning a place in the exclusive group of certified Top Employers. 

Mr. Steffen Neefe, Country Manager Germany, Austria and Switzerland at the Top Employers Institute states, “Ideal working conditions allow individuals to develop their professional and personal lives. Our detailed investigation has revealed that Dentsply Sirona has created an outstanding employee environment and works continuously to optimise this environment. This includes its program of innovative secondary benefits, the creation of modern, flexible working conditions, and effective performance management that is in harmony with the corporate culture.”

Confirmation as a globally successful employer

Ms. Maureen MacInnis, Senior Vice President, Chief Human Resources & Communications at Dentsply Sirona summarises, “This year, the company was again named Top Employer for Engineers in Germany and Top Employer in China and for the first time, Top Employer in Switzerland as well. We are very proud to be again in the elite circle of Top Employers. People are, and always will be, our greatest asset.” 

“We are proud and honoured to be recognised as Top Employer Switzerland. Through this very comprehensive exercise we have realised how much we offer compared to other companies in Switzerland. For us, this certification confirms the great employee environment that we are developing at Denstply Sirona Switzerland. We are happy to offer our employees modern, flexible working conditions as well as opportunities to develop faster within our organisation. We will continue to do better for our employees and remain attentive to their needs to determine our future development paths!”, stated Ms. Laurence Verdet, Vice President Human Resources at Dentsply Sirona in Ballaigues, Switzerland.