14/07/2020 - Corporate News

Great Place To Work recognizes Virú S. A. as the Best Industry to work in Peru 2020

In recognition of the great work environment offered to its employees in the various regions of the country, Viru S. A., a leading agribusiness company in Peru and the world, was ranked first in the ranking of the Best Industries to Work in Peru 2020 by Great Place To Work, in a ceremony that was held virtually. The results for its good practices, values, culture and organizational climate, position it as the best and only company in the agribusiness sector in the country to obtain this certification.

Ranked first in the ranking

  • It is awarded to organizations that provide their employees a work experience with standards based on a high level of trust and commitment.
  • The company recognizes the effort, work and commitment of its collaborators in obtaining this award.
  • “We are very proud and happy to have obtained this award, which symbolizes the hard work, effort and commitment of more than 12 thousand families that make up the Virú Team. Thanks to all of them for their perseverance and because, in the face of the current situation, we have continued to lead the sector, generating employment and reinventing ourselves in the face of the various changes in the scenario. This achievement motivates us to continue reaping more successes and to work for our country,” said Oscar Echegaray, Virú’s Human Capital and Corporate Affairs Manager.

    The executive pointed out that the uninterrupted growth of Viru’s operations for almost 26 years is based on a solid organizational culture, with an innovative concept as a factor of excellence, care for the environment and the continuous development of internal and external social responsibility programs, focused on the working environment and well-being, as well as on the progress of the communities of influence.

    Despite the health emergency caused by the effects of COVID-19, the company has maintained its vision and objectives and has continued to work with a responsible approach in all its agricultural and industrial operations nationwide, always focused on the health, safety, well-being, and labor development of its employees.

    The company was selected from a large group of more than 200 companies that participated in the national ranking. The mission of Great Place To Work is to help and encourage 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.

    Sustained growth
    Virú is an agro-industrial company that grows, processes and exports products with high quality and food safety standards to more than 50 countries around the world. Its wide range of value-added products includes asparagus, peppers, artichokes, mangos, avocados, blueberries, palm hearts, sauces, among others.

    The contribution of personnel and strategic decisions has allowed Viru to rank among the main agro-exporting companies in the country in 2019, according to the Foreign Trade Society of Peru (ComexPeru).