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Atotech has once again earned a Top Employer award in Germany, which is awarded annually by the Top Employers Institute. In conferring the award, the institute again acknowledged and confirmed Atotech's continuous focus of its people strategy as part of the company’s special working environment, which offers outstanding support and further training for staff. The distinction cites Atotech's emphasis on employee development through its Talent Management and Training & Development programs, Leadership Development, Career and Succession Planning, as well as Compensation and Benefits.
Dirk Schepers, Head of Human Resources at Atotech Deutschland GmbH said, "We are very pleased with this special award as a Top Employer. The distinction not only recognizes our aspirations and activities for ongoing employee development, but also reflects the efforts of our outstanding people who work to make Atotech successful."
Annette Döring-Nahas, Atotech's HR Business Partner, continued, "We are particularly proud for our initiatives to digitize HR processes and to implement talent management programs, which we will continue to invest in in the future."
As in 2018, Atotech has once again taken part in the certification process for Germany. Many of the award-winning HR programs are being deployed worldwide, supplemented locally by many other initiatives, all in the spirit of continuous improvement in human resources management.
David Plink, CEO of the Top Employers Institute, commented, "We believe that the 2019 certified organizations demonstrate exceptional employee conditions and encourage the development of these practices by putting their people first. These companies help enrich the world of work with their outstanding dedication to HR excellence and because of this, they are recognized as an employer of choice."
Atotech is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of specialty chemicals and equipment for the printed circuit board, IC-substrate and semiconductor industries, as well as for the decorative and functional surface finishing industries. Atotech has annual sales of USD1.2 billion (2017). The company is fully committed to sustainability – we develop technologies to minimize waste and to reduce environmental impact. Atotech has its headquarters in Berlin, Germany, and employs about 4,000 people in over 40 countries.