Local July 27, 2012 | 5:37 pm

CEMEX selected the country’s best place to work

Santo Domingo.- For the second consecutive year CEMEX has been selected the "Best Company to Work For" in the Dominican Republic in the category of companies from 300 to 999 employees, according to the annual survey conducted by the magazine Mercado, renowned through the country for its high-quality content on issues such as economics, finance, communications, marketing, advertising, among others.

The choice was based on the benefits and personal development programs offered by the company, which provide career plans supported by global initiatives that strengthen the skills and knowledge of the staff. One of the valuable tools is Job Posting, through which all people find out the jobs available locally and in all countries where CEMEX operates. With access only the employee, who can see the requirements of each position and apply for them, according to the required profile.

Another facility is that employees receive many benefits and discounts with suppliers of goods and services, in addition to the attractive and competitive salary packages, which are reviewed and compared with market surveys, taking into account the overall increase in the cost of living.

For Carlos Gonzalez, President of CEMEX, "recognition reaffirms our leadership and validates our sustainable approach, a main pillar which pursues the development of our people. It is also pride, as our good practices have made CEMEX attractive and interesting for many professionals who want a career with us. "

CEMEX recognizes its staff as a competitive advantage and promotes an environment for its development. Its workforce consists of people of different lifestyles, skills and educational backgrounds, who work in an environment of openness and respect, where they feel listened to and receive feedback, and share knowledge. Concerned about developing and maintaining a good working environment, CEMEX conducts a bi-annual survey whose results are based on the commitments to plans of action produced by the employees themselves, who provide follow up for their accomplishment.

The initiatives undertaken by CEMEX in the country undoubtedly contribute to ensuring a productive and stimulating work environment that reflects the organization’s leadership and have earned this important recognition.

CEMEX’s investment in the Dominican Republic surpasses US$750 million.

The company’s significant contributions to the State are in excess of $30 million dollars which are used in various development projects. Additionally it is the Caribbean’s biggest cement exporter and was awarded the Industrial Excellence Award 2010, in recognition for its efforts to improve its performance, competitiveness and sustainable development.

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