Africa’s top 20 Best Places to Work revealed

LONDON, Jan. 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Best Places to Work organization announced today the top 20 Best Places to Work in Africa for 2022. The program recently compiled its annual list based on the assessment of over 500 organizations operating across the continent. Findings from this year indicated that the top performing organizations in Africa continued to invest in creating a highly-engaged workforce, with an average engagement score of 81%, compared with a market average of 69%. Additionally, 92% of top ranked organizations invested in having the right HR technology to improve productivity that could drive future success.

Topping this year’s ranking was Lundbeck, a global pharmaceutical company engaged in the research, development, manufacturing, marketing and sale of pharmaceuticals followed by Teleperformance, a leading global service provider in Customer Interaction and Process Management. Zoetis, a global animal health company secured the third position. To be considered, companies must be identified as outstanding employers at least in one of the countries across the continent.

The ranking was determined based on feedback from employees gathered through anonymous surveys and an HR assessment evaluating the people management practices against the best workplace standards.

The top 20 list includes:

  1. Lundbeck
  2. Teleperformance
  3. Zoetis
  4. Groupe Vipp
  5. Comdata Group
  6. Novo Nordisk
  7. BSH
  8. Chaabi LLD
  9. Ekuity Capital
  10. STKE
  11. SG ATS
  12. iNova Pharmaceuticals
  13. Somezzo
  14. Schindler
  15. Coface
  16. Meridiam
  17. Roche
  18. Paps
  19. Ipsen Pharma
  20. IHS Towers

“This year’s Best employers in Africa demonstrated open communication and top team alignment, with clear differentiators of having a continuous approach across employee experience initiatives,” commented Hamza Idrissi, Program Manager for the Best Places to Work in Africa.


Best Places to Work is the most definitive ‘Employer of Choice’ certification that organizations aspire to achieve. Every year, the program certifies and recognizes leading workplaces in many countries around the world with a rigorous assessment methodology and a framework which reflects the very latest in workplace trends focusing on 8 Workplace factors including leadership, HR & people policies, compensation, benefits, teamwork & relationships, employee engagement, workplace & procedures and corporate social responsibility. 

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