Piramal Glass Limited (PGL), a part of the Ajay Piramal led Piramal Group won the “Award for the Best HR Strategy in Line with Business” at the 2nd Best Employer Brand Awards 2011 hosted by Employer Branding Institute-India and World HRD Congress held in Singapore.
2200 entries were received from 33 countries were thoroughly scrutinized by an eminent Jury consisting of eclectic personalities from across the world. Around 400 top CEOs and Presidents HR of all these countries were present at the function.
Piramal Glass is a leading global manufacturer of flaconnage (glass containers) for Cosmetics & Perfumery, Specialty Food & Beverages and Pharmaceutical industry. It has manufacturing in 3 countries – India, USA and Sri Lanka and markets its products in over 50 countries.
Piramal Glass’s overarching business strategy has a clearly demarcated People Care, Asset Care and Process Care. As a part of People Care, Piramal Glass undertakes an extensive Employee Engagement study every year in conjunction with a leading international consultancy Gallup. With persistent action planning involving training, learning and development, Piramal Glass has now achieved global benchmarks on employee engagement as observed by Gallup.
Commenting on this award, Vijay Shah, managing director Piramal Glass mentioned, “Piramal Glass has consciously pursued global standards for our People, Products, Processes, Partnerships and Performance. People care is an integral part of our business strategy and this award is a validation and recognition of our work. We try and look after the physical, psychological, spiritual, financial, educational, familial aspects of each employee. Our persistent employee engagement scores bear testimony to this.”
About Piramal Glass Ltd
Piramal Glass Ltd (“PGL”, erstwhile Gujarat Glass Limited) is a leading global manufacturer of flaconnage (glass containers) for pharmaceuticals, foods & beverages and cosmetics and perfumery industries. The Company had revenues of Rs.11.0 billion in FY2010. PGL has a global footprint, with manufacturing facilities located in USA, Sri Lanka and India. The Company markets its products to more than 50 countries across the globe. The Company is also the largest producer of nail-polish bottles globally, with more than 30% market share. PGL is listed on the National Stock Exchange (Ticker: PIRGLASS), the Bombay Stock Exchange (Ticker: 532949) and Ahmedabad Stock Exchange (Ticker: 20219).
About the Piramal Group
The Piramal Group led by Ajay Piramal is one of India’s foremost business conglomerates. Driven by the core values of Knowledge Action Care, the Piramal Group has a formidable presence in healthcare, drug discovery & research, glass, real estate and financial services. In May 2010, one of Piramal Group’s companies Piramal Healthcare divested its domestic formulations business to Abbott. The Group’s turnover post this stands at US$650 million. The Piramal Group also pursues sustained community activities in healthcare, education, emergency medical services, and heritage restoration.