LAGOS, Nigeria – February 2nd, 2023 – Cadbury Nigeria Plc (a part of Mondelēz International), has been certified as a Top Employer in Africa for the third consecutive year. Cadbury Nigeria also emerged second place in the Top Employer in Nigeria category, this year.
The Top Employers were recognized in a global virtual event organized by the Top Employers Institute, recently. To earn Top Employer certification from the Amsterdam-based Institute, businesses are evaluated against a rigorous list of entry criteria and participate in an HR Best Practices Survey. Mondelēz International was awarded Top Employer status in Nigeria.
In a statement, Oyeyimika Adeboye, Cadbury Nigeria’s Managing Director, said: “The fact that we got certified for the third year running attests to our consistency of purpose, and commitment to doing what is right.
“The Top Employer certification further validates the fact that our people policies and practices are world-class. We will continue to champion policies that promote harmony in the workplace.”
Wole Odubayo, Human Resources Director, Cadbury Nigeria, said: “We are excited to add the Top Employer 2023 to the numerous awards already received by Cadbury Nigeria. We continue to benchmark our practices against the best in the industry and continue to improve our processes and systems.
“This certification from Top Employer recognizes the best companies to work for in Nigeria and Africa. All the external awards and recognitions received by the Company is a testimony to the great work we have done. We will continue to help create and drive a great place to work and position us as employer of choice in the market for talents.”
According to the statement, which was issued by Frederick Mordi, the Company’s Corporate Communications and Government Affairs Manager for West Africa, the Company also won eight awards at the prestigious HR People Magazine awards, one of Nigeria’s top HR platforms, in 2022. Some of the awards included ‘Employer of Choice’ (under 1000 employees); ‘Outstanding in Talent Management’; and ‘HR Team of the Year.’ ‘HR Champion Award’ went to Adeboye, who beat five other Managing Directors that were nominated as well, for their role modelling and championing HR initiatives.
About Mondelēz International
Mondelēz International, Inc. (Nasdaq: MDLZ) empowers people to snack right in over 150 countries around the world. With 2021 net revenues of approximately $29 billion, MDLZ is leading the future of snacking with iconic global and local brands such as Oreo, belVita and LU biscuits; Cadbury Dairy Milk, Milka and Toblerone chocolate; Sour Patch Kids candy and Trident gum. Mondelēz International is a proud member of the Standard and Poor’s 500, Nasdaq 100 and Dow Jones Sustainability Index. Visit www.mondelezinternational.com or follow the company on Twitter at www.twitter.com/MDLZ.
About Cadbury Nigeria
Cadbury Nigeria Plc (CNP), a publicly quoted company, is the pioneer cocoa beverage manufacturer offering some of the most loved brands in the country. Cadbury Nigeria is a 74.99%-owned subsidiary of Mondelēz International, a global snacking powerhouse with an unrivalled portfolio of brands. The remaining 25.01% of shares are held by a diverse group of indigenous, individual and institutional investors. A front-runner in beverages, confectionery and gum, Cadbury Nigeria’s quality products–Bournvita, Hot Chocolate 3 in 1, TomTom, Buttermint, and Clorets–are market leaders in their respective consumer segments. For more information, visit www.cadburynigeria.com or www.mondelezinternational.com/About/Nigeria