RACINE, Wis., Dec. 22, 2009 – Good news for SC Johnson Argentina! This year marks the eighth year SC Johnson Argentina has been recognized as a Great Place to Work. This year, the company was ranked 17 on the list, climbing six spots since last year.
"Congratulations to the SC Johnson Argentina team for their continued efforts to make the company a great place to work," says Steven Stanbrook, President – Developing Markets Platform. "This recognition confirms our commitment to doing what’s right for our people and that those efforts are helping our people feel good about the jobs they do every day."
"It is inspiring to be recognized for the eighth year by the Great Place to Work Institute®," says José Latugaye, Vice President and Group General Manager – Brazil, Andean and Southern Clusters. "We are thrilled with our movement on the list, especially because this is based in large part on the opinions of the people that work here."
The annual list is based on factors including a random employee survey and questionnaires on corporate policies and philosophies and worklife practices. For SC Johnson Argentina, this recognition is also the first step in being considered for the 2010 Best Company to work For list in Latin America. Companies appearing on national Best Companies lists throughout the region are evaluated against each other to determine the Best Companies to Work For in Latin America.
SC Johnson is a family-owned and managed business dedicated to innovative, high-quality products, excellence in the workplace and a long-term commitment to the environment and the communities in which it operates. Based in the USA, the company is one of the world's leading manufacturers of household cleaning products and products for home storage, air care and insect control. It markets such well-known brands as GLADE®, OFF!®, PLEDGE®, RAID®, SCRUBBING BUBBLES®, SHOUT®, WINDEX® and ZIPLOC® in the U.S. and beyond, with brands marketed outside the U.S. including AUTAN®, BAYGON®, BRISE®, ECHO®, KABIKILLER®, KLEAR®, and MR. MUSCLE®. The 123-year old company, with more than $8 billion in sales, employs approximately 12,000 people globally and sells products in more than 110 countries. www.scjohnson.com