Cetelem Russia was recognized for the first time as the “Best Employer 2008” in the finance sector and work for students. This was a result of an on-line poll organized in December last year by the most popular Russian search and mail engine: http://www.mail.ru/
This important award rewards Cetelem for the constant and valuable support it has been lending to professionals, graduates and students. Cetelem was also recognized for providing employment opportunities in 19 regions of Russia and the career development it offers to its employees.
Today, Cetelem Russia employees are more than 1000 men and women working in 19 regions from St.Petersburg to Krasnoyarsk (+6 hrs GMT). In 2008 Cetelem Russia tripled the number of its employees. The bank has held several recruitment campaign to provide young talanted people with the opportunity to learn about the Group’s business, as well as a chance to meet managers and staff and discuss the opportunities available for a fulfilling career.
This award became the third one in a collection of the other business Awards received by BNP Paribas Group in Russia this year: “Top 1000 Professional Managers” by Kommersant, and “Atlantes of the Business” by ABC Forum. These tributes we received last year are the best proof of the significant development and notable growth of the Group entities in Russia.