Mars Brazil Ranks 19th In Great Place to Work

Mars Brazil Ranks 19th In Great Place to Work

A rapid rise up the ranks of 56 places since 2012

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Thursday, October 2, 2014 - 10:00am

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October 2, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Mars Brazil has once again made the Great Place to Work ranking, being listed in the top 20 companies to work for. This is the third year Mars has participated in the survey, and each year has achieved an even better score.

The internationally recognized award was presented at an event held in São Paulo on 18 August 2014. Roberto Torresani, Director of Mars Global Services, received the trophy on behalf the company, which was awarded in recognition of Mars’ good workplace practices.

Mars attributes its success to continually putting its Five Principles into action which in turn benefits its Associates. This includes investing in the structure of the offices and plants, benefits schemes, an open office concept and investing in the well-being of its Associates.

In recognition of this achievement, a meeting was held at each site to laud the Associates on this victory.

Mars Incorporated would once again like to take this opportunity to congratulate all Mars Brazil Associates, who continue to make the organization one of the best to work for in the country.

About Mars, Incorporated

In 1911, Frank C. Mars made the first Mars candies in his Tacoma, Washington kitchen and established Mars’ first roots as a confectionery company. In the 1920s, Forrest E. Mars, Sr. joined his father in business and together they launched the MILKY WAY® bar. In 1932, Forrest, Sr. moved to the United Kingdom with a dream of building a business based on the objective of creating a “mutuality of benefits for all stakeholders” – this objective serves as the foundation of Mars, Incorporated today. Based in McLean, Virginia, Mars has net sales of more than $33 billion, six business segments including Petcare, Chocolate, Wrigley, Food, Drinks, Symbioscience, and more than 75,000 Associates worldwide that are putting its Principles into action to make a difference for people and the planet through its performance. Mars brands include: Petcare – PEDIGREE®, ROYAL CANIN®, WHISKAS®, KITEKAT®, BANFIELD® Pet Hospital and NUTRO®; Chocolate – M&M’S®, SNICKERS®, DOVE®, GALAXY®, MARS®, MILKY WAY® and TWIX®; Wrigley – DOUBLEMINT®, EXTRA®, ORBIT® and 5™ chewing gums, SKITTLES® and STARBURST® candies, and ALTOIDS® AND LIFESAVERS® mints. Food –UNCLE BEN’S®, DOLMIO®, EBLY®, MASTERFOODS®, SEEDS OF CHANGE® and ROYCO®; Drinks – ALTERRA COFFEE ROASTERS™, THE BRIGHT TEA COMPANY™, KLIX® and FLAVIA®; Symbioscience – COCOAVIA® and WISDOM PANEL®.

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