Travel retail and restaurateur leader secures award for fourth consecutive year
ATLANTA – Paradies Lagardère, the North American travel retail and restaurateur leader, won the 2016 Gallup Great Workplace Award for the fourth consecutive year. The award recognizes companies for their extraordinary ability to create an engaged workplace culture. Paradies Lagardère was among select organizations such as Hyatt®, Charles Schwab and Wells Fargo, to receive the award. The company was honored during a ceremony on Wednesday, May 11, at the 2016 Gallup Workplace Summit in Omaha, Neb.
“People and relationships are at the heart of everything we do, and this includes our employees. We place tremendous emphasis on nurturing relationships and loyalty not only among our business partners and the communities we serve, but our associates,” said Gregg Paradies, president and CEO. “Our company culture inspires our highly-engaged workforce to outperform the rest of the industry.”
“Paradies Lagardère works hard to remain people strong through motivating our highly-engaged and committed workforce to outperform the rest of the industry. We do this through our dedicated management teams, extensive training and unrivalled recognition programs,” Nikki Harland, SPHR, senior vice president, Human Resources.
The Gallup Great Workplace Award recognizes the world’s top-performing organizations for their extraordinary ability to create an engaged workplace culture. These organizations understand that employee engagement is a force that drives real business outcomes and helps lead the global economy. Gallup delivers analytics and advice to help leaders and organizations solve their most pressing problems. Combining more than 80 years of experience with its global reach, Gallup knows more about the attitudes and behaviors of employees, customers, students and citizens than any other organization in the world.
Paradies Lagardère specializes in three key airport concessions areas. Within Travel Essentials and Specialty Retail, we offer a diverse mix of categories including fashion, luxury, electronics, convenience, sports, luggage, jewelry and souvenirs. The company delivers casual and quick-serve restaurants, and quality bars, including local, national and international brands that provide travelers delicious dining options.