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03/08/2021 - Corporate News

Viru is recognized by Great Place to Work as one of the Best Places to Work in Latin America 2021

Thanks to the work, commitment and work experience offered to the employees of its various plants and production areas in the country, the agro-industrial company Virú S. A. was recognized among the first 50 companies in the ranking of The Best Places to Work in Latin America 2021 of the Great Place To Work (GPTW). It also stands out as the fifth Peruvian company, being the best and only one in the agribusiness sector in the country in this outstanding ranking.

  • It is also ranked as the fifth most recognized Peruvian company in the region and the only one in the agribusiness sector in the category of large companies in this outstanding ranking.
  • This award highlights the work experience that the company provides to its employees in its plants and production areas in the country.
  • More than 2 million employees from more than 1,000 organizations in 20 Latin American countries were surveyed and the companies’ cultural practices were analyzed.
  • Thanks to the work, commitment and work experience offered to the employees of its various plants and production areas in the country, the agro-industrial company Virú S. A. was recognized among the first 50 companies in the ranking of The Best Places to Work in Latin America 2021 of the Great Place To Work (GPTW). It also stands out as the fifth Peruvian company, being the best and only one in the agribusiness sector in the country in this outstanding ranking.

    GPTW selects multinational and large national companies to integrate this ranking by analyzing their work programs and the results of work climate surveys that reflect their high levels of trust, commitment and camaraderie. Thus, the agribusiness company stood out in the category of large companies (with more than 500 employees) thanks to providing a great work experience for its more than 12,000 employees.
    “We are very happy and proud to have achieved for the first time this great recognition among top companies in Latin America. The list includes many companies of great prestige and arduous growth, which motivates us to continue working to maintain and consolidate our quality and results. This would not be possible thanks to the effort, commitment and leadership of our more than 12,000 employees who make up the Virú Team. Thanks to them and to our organization for being constantly committed to take on challenges,” said Oscar Echegaray, Viru’s Human Capital and Corporate Affairs Manager.

    The company’s good labor practices, values, culture, organizational climate, as well as its commitment to the progress of its communities of influence, position it as the best and only company in the country’s agroindustrial sector to be included in this international merit. Its personnel indicators and strategic decision making allow Viru to continue leading the Peruvian agroindustry, promoting the generation of formal employment in various regions of the country, such as La Libertad, Ica, Piura, Ancash, Lambayeque, Lima, San Martin, among others, and especially in a complex context due to the pandemic.

    “We have been able to maintain our results as an organization thanks to the perseverance of the team and their predisposition to reinvent themselves in the face of the various changes in the scenario, this motivates us all to continue reaping more successes and to work for the country. Therefore, this recognition represents the management we have been carrying out for more than 26 years, with a solid organizational culture, innovative concept, care for the environment and the development of internal and external social responsibility programs”, said Oscar Echegaray.

    Great Place To Work helps and encourages organizations to transform and optimize their work environments. With more than 25 years of international experience, it is a benchmark for excellence in the work environment in companies of different sizes, industries and sectors. Specifically, for the elaboration of the Best Places to Work in Latin America 2021 ranking, more than 2 million employees from more than 1,000 organizations in 20 Latin American countries were surveyed on the key factors that create excellent workplaces and the cultural practices of the companies were analyzed.

    2021 has been a year of success for Viru since, thanks to the good results obtained, as well as the high levels of trust, respect and the great work experience offered to its employees, last May, it was also positioned, for the second consecutive year, in the first place in the ranking of the Best Industries to Work in Peru 2021 of the GPTW. Despite the COVID-19 health emergency, the company maintains its vision and objectives, and continues to work with a responsible approach in all its operations nationwide.

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