Kinross Paracatu’s vibrant Company culture and strong presence in the local community has been recognized as one of the 150 Best Companies to work for in Brazil, as determined by Você S/A guide, a well-respected and widely read business magazine in the country.
The magazine surveyed randomly selected employees on topics that range from salaries to career advancement, leadership and environment at work. These answers are then taken to score the ‘Happiness at Work’ index, where Paracatu placed among the highest companies in Brazil.
The site’s 1,400 employees marked the occasion with a celebratory breakfast hosted by Gilberto Azevedo, Vice-President and General Manager, Paracatu. “Congratulations to the entire team. We really live our Company values and I am so proud of each and every employee. I know we will build on this great track record,” said Gilberto.
Celebrating at Paracatu! Gilberto Azevedo, Vice-President and General Manager, Paracatu (centre) holds up the award
The site also created a ‘red carpet’ and large congratulatory wall with each of the 1,400 employees’ names on it. As employees entered the mine site, they were able to locate their names, a symbol of how important each one is to the Company. Managers at the site also wrote thank you messages that were on display.
At the celebratory wall: José Paulo Chaves de Jesus, Leila Motta Cunha, Mário Giannaccini Neto and Felisberto Nilmar de Oliveira, all Analysts at the Eustaquio dam, Paracatu
“This recognition shows that success and a good work environment can and should go together,” said Marcos Cangussú, Director of Human Resources, Paracatu.
The ‘red carpet’ and employee wall
Belo Horizonte employees get together for a celebratory breakfast