Sirona Dental Receives Top Employer 2016 Awards: Germany Engineers, Austria and Brazil

Sirona Dental, the dental industry’s global market and technology leader, has once again received the awards “Top Employer Germany 2016 Engineers” and “Top Employer Austria 2016.” For the first time, it has been named “Top Employer Brazil 2016.” The company’s outstanding human resources policy and excellent working conditions impressed the jury.


Each year, the Top Employers Institute (formerly CRF Institute) honours outstanding employers worldwide. In a multi-phase process, companies are evaluated on various criteria, including talent strategy, leadership development and company culture. Sirona is the global market and technology leader in the dental industry and has been a worldwide partner for speciality dealers, dental practices, clinics and dental laboratories for over 130 years. The company relies on its excellent team and offers international career opportunities in an industry with very good prospects for growth. At Sirona, the employees are in focus – they are the foundation of the company’s success. This is why Sirona continuously invests in their health, training and continuing education.


Multiple awards

Sirona received the award in 2013, 2014 and 2015, and this year, the company has been presented the Top Employer Award in three countries.

Michael Elling, Vice President Corporate Human Resources of the Sirona Group, accepted the awards.

Michael Elling, Vice President of Corporate Human Resources of the Sirona Group, expressed his pleasure: “We are proud to receive the awards again in Germany and Austria and, for the first time, in Brazil. With the Top Employer Award, we have shown that we stand out in the field of other global employers for the fourth year in a row. Our employees and their satisfaction are very important to us. After all, they are the foundation of our success. We offer international career opportunities and many training and continuing education programmes at 31 locations worldwide. The Top Employer Award is a further incentive to develop our company as an employer on an ongoing basis. We are pleased to have received the award for the first time in one of the largest countries in the world – Brazil.”


Successful global employer

The Top Employers Institute congratulated Sirona. “Optimal employee conditions create an environment in which people can develop further in both their private and professional lives. The results of our evaluation show that Sirona has created an outstanding employee environment and offers a wide variety of creative initiatives. They range from secondary benefits and working conditions to a performance management system in complete harmony with the company culture,” said Steffen Neefe, Top Employers Institute’s DACH (Germany, Austria and Switzerland) Country Manager.

Around 1,600 employees work at the Sirona Dental Systems site in Bensheim to drive improvements in dentistry.