Thales Alenia Space Wins as the Most Attractive Italian Company in 2017 Randstad Employer Brand

ROME, 14-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Thales Alenia Space was honored today by winning the 2017 Randstad Award as the most attractive company in Italy. Sponsored by Randstad, the world’s second leading Human Resources services company, the Award recognizes the companies that are most attractive to employees, based on the results of large-scale employee surveys.

“We are very proud to receive the Randstad Employer Brand today,” said Donato Amoroso, Deputy CEO of Thales Alenia Space. “This is the third consecutive time our company has received this prestigious award, which recognizes the value of the entire company. The attractiveness of the space sector in which we operate coupled with  our good business results, the attention to our employees’ safety and to our company’s values and image  , played an important role to obtain such an important recognition. As one of the global leaders in the space industry, we are well aware of the strategic importance of recognizing and promoting talents. We pay  particular attention to work quality, induction, training and international mobility for our employees.”

Space is a knowledge-intensive sector with a tremendous ability to generate innovation. At Thales Alenia Space, specialized expertise underpins the company’s growth strategy, engendering employment while meeting demanding industrial and technological requirements.

Thales Alenia Space also received the prestigious Randstad Globe award, recognizing employer branding, in two categories: “stimulating and challenging work” and “technologically-advanced company.” This award further bolsters Thales Alenia Space’s image as an attractive company and catalyst for employer branding.

These global employer brand studies, commissioned by Randstad Research Institute and TNS, cover some 160,000 people and almost 5,500 companies in 26 countries. When choosing an employer,  the main criteria of potential employees are work-life balance, workplace safety and compensation, while the most sought-after sectors are media, consumer goods and industry.

About Thales Alenia Space
Thales Alenia Space brings over 40 years of experience to the design, integration, testing and operation of innovative space systems for telecommunications, navigation, Earth observation, environmental management, exploration, science and orbital infrastructures. A joint venture between Thales (67%) and Leonardo (33%), Thales Alenia Space also teams up with Telespazio to form the parent companies’ “Space Alliance”, which offers a complete range of services and solutions. Thales Alenia Space has built up unrivaled expertise in dual (civil-military) missions, constellations, flexible high-throughput payloads, altimetry, meteorology, and high-resolution radar and optical observation. The company capitalizes on its strong legacy, while also making innovation a key to its strategy. By offering a continuous stream of new products and expanding its global footprint, Thales Alenia Space has established its leadership in today’s fast-evolving space sector. Thales Alenia Space posted consolidated revenues of about 2.4 billion euros in 2016 and has 7,980 employees in nine countries.

Thales Alenia Space Press Contacts:

Sandrine Bielecki
Tel: +33 (0)4 92 92 70 94

Chrystelle Dugimont
Tel: +33 (0)4 92 92 74 06

Tiziana Ebano
Tel: +39 06 41512574

Cinzia Marcanio
Tel: +39 06 41512685
SOURCE: Thales Group

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