At Zoetis, Our Core Beliefs culture provides a solid foundation for all that we do. In our operations around the world we aim to create an atmosphere where colleagues feel supported and empowered to reach their career goals, balance their work and home lives, and can give their best every day. We know when our people succeed, so does our business. Recently, Zoetis locations around the world have been recognized for their commitment to this culture. Read on to learn more.
Zoetis Canada and Italy Honored as Great Places to Work®
Zoetis Canada and Italy were recently listed and certified as Great Places to Work® in their respective countries. Certified companies are recognized for their attention to the quality of organizational culture and work environment and have a relational model based on mutual trust. The certification is determined by comparing employees’ opinions through a Trust Index Survey with managers’ views through a Culture Audit Report.
Some of the key qualities observed:
- High quality HR processes
- Relationships between collaborators based on trust
- Motivated people with a high level of engagement
- High attractiveness towards the labor market and the best talents
- People who are proud of the company and their work environment
- Productive, collaborative and innovation-conscious people
“At Zoetis we believe that our people, our culture, and our Core Beliefs are the foundation of our success,” said Jair Garcia, Senior Vice President, Canada and Northern Latin America. “Our colleagues are empowered to take on challenges and experiences that help them reach their career goals and aspirations, while maintaining a healthy work/life balance.”
Carmelo Lombardo, General Manager, Italy, added, “We are really proud of this prestigious recognition. Colleagues Make the Difference at Zoetis, and we strive to create a team environment where colleagues can pursue their career goals and excel, while maintaining a healthy work/life balance, feeling proud of the company that they work for.”
Zoetis Portugal Selected for the Second Time as a Best Company to Work For
In October, EXAME, a leading business magazine in Portugal, in collaboration with AESE Business School and Everis International Consultants, released their annual list of “Best Companies to Work For”. Zoetis Portugal was proud to be included for the second year running in the “Health and Pharma Business” category.
Companies qualify for the list through three steps: an employee survey, an office visit from EXAME journalists, and face-to-face interviews. Important criteria considered this year, included: sense of belonging and commitment, valuing people, accountability, people development, leadership and team relationship, and work/life balance.
As part of their Zoetis assessment, one of the EXAME journalists said, “Team spirit and resilience are strong. Employees are committed to share knowledge and new ideas for business growth – a testament to Zoetis’ recognition of their talent and their investment in career progression and personal development.”
Mario Hilario, General Manager, Portugal, said, “This second recognition – added to a special mention as second-best Health and Pharma business in Portugal – demonstrates our focus on creating an environment where colleagues can thrive, develop and work together. We are proud to see more customers recognize our team and more animals benefiting from our products and services.”
Zoetis Brazil Recognized for the Fourth Time as one of 150 Best Companies to Work For by Você S/A
Zoetis Brazil’s commitment to fostering a diverse work environment, development opportunities, respect and transparency was recognized for the fourth time by Você S/A, one of the country’s top business magazines. The magazine selects companies on the list based on response to an annual survey that assesses the best places to work against multiple factors, including how employees identify with the company, their support of leadership, whether they are satisfied and motivated, and if they believe there are opportunities for development. Zoetis was also named to the list in 2015, 2017, and 2018.
“Receiving this recognition for the fourth time is a testament to how our colleagues feel about their workplace, reflects our strengths, and highlights opportunities for continuous improvement. We will keep on working together to Run it Like We Own It!” added Paco Ortiz, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Brazil and SoLA Cluster.