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HMSHost recognised again as a Top Employer in The Netherlands

Amsterdam, 20 JANUARY 2022 - HMSHost Netherlands has today been officially named as a “Top Employer” for the second time in a row by the Top Employers Institute, the leading global authority on recognising employer excellence. Joining companies like DHL and Hunkemöller as an excellent employer, the accreditation highlights the value HMSHost places on its people and culture, strengthening the company’s position as an employer of choice in the hospitality industry.

Certification as a Top Employer demonstrates an organisation’s commitment to being a great employer through excellent HR policy and positive working conditions. HMSHost Netherlands is one of 63 companies that achieved certification as a Top Employer in 2022, and one of two in the Dutch hospitality industry. In addition, HMSHost Netherlands was rated as one of the 'fastest improving organisations'. With a stringent approach through which only companies that meet the required standard of excellence receive certification, the program has certified and recognised more than 1,800 Top Employers in 120 countries/regions across five continents.

Ronald Loendersloot, Managing Director of HMSHost Netherlands, says: “Our people are the most valuable assets we have. We offer them a working environment in which they feel respected and in which they are encouraged to develop to the fullest. With this recognition from the Top Employer Institute, we can further strengthen our position as an of employer of choice.”

Kimberly DeMello, VP Human Resources for HMSHost International, says: “With complex and fast moving operations across 19 countries, our HR practices need to be excellent. We’re proud to lead the way as an employer in the industry, and this recognition of our HR practices fuels our determination to lead as an employer on a global scale.”

David Plink, CEO of the Top Employers Institute, says: “Looking back on a demanding year that, like the previous year, deeply affected organisations around the world, HMSHost has consistently shown that it prioritises preserving excellent people practices in the workplace. They continue to meet the challenges of the changing work world while working tirelessly to make a positive impact on the well-being of their staff. We are excited to celebrate and applaud the organisations that have been certified as Top Employers in their respective countries this year.”