MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA — Hearing care retailer, Amplifon, has achieved certification as a Most Loved Workplace®, according to Best Practice Institute (BPI), a renowned research and analysis firm. The certification recognizes companies where employees report high levels of satisfaction and happiness in their work environment.
“People are our most important asset and the real competitive advantage for a company like Amplifon, which is committed to changing our customers’ lives. That’s why we are very proud of this type of recognition, as it is an important acknowledgement of our ongoing commitment to our employees’ development worldwide and shows a high level of engagement within the company.”
–Francesca Morichini, Amplifon’s Chief HR Officer
Amplifon attained the Most Loved Workplace® certification based on itsperformance on the Love of Workplace Index™, which assesses an organization’s ability to foster collaboration, align values, implement best practices, provide employee benefits, and create a sense of belonging and support.
The company’s human resources strategy revolves around three key pillars: organization, people, and culture, which are seen as drivers of business growth and long-term sustainability. For instance, Amplifon’s training program, known as Ampli-Academy, offers a wide range of continuous, innovative, and personalized development opportunities. With a catalog of over 20,000 courses available to its workforce of more than 19,400 individuals across 25 countries, representing nearly 100 different nationalities, Amplifon places a strong emphasis on nurturing talent.
In the Americas region, Amplifon operates through various distinct brands and employs over 1,800 professionals who are dedicated to meeting the diverse needs of its customers. Miracle-Ear, with more than 1,500 locations in the United States, Amplifon Hearing Health Care, with over 6,000 clinics throughout the country, Amplifon Canada, with more than 115 locations, and GAES, with 130 locations across Latin America, collectively serve as pillars of the company’s operations.
The Most Loved Workplaces® survey, conducted by BPI, encompassed more than 175 companies and gathered responses from over 3,000 executives in the United States, the Middle East/Northern Africa, and Southeast Asia. The findings indicated a positive correlation between employee sentiment and productivity, with 94 percent of participants reporting that they accomplished three to four times more work for companies they loved, and 95 percent stating that they remained with beloved companies three to four times longer.
Amplifon, global leader in the hearing care retail market, empowers people to rediscover all the emotions of sound. Amplifon’s more than 19,400 people worldwide strive every day to understand the unique needs of every customer, delivering exclusive, innovative, and highly personalized products and services to ensure everyone the very best solution and an outstanding experience. The Group, with annual revenues of more than 2 billion euros, operates through a network of more than 9,300 points of sale in 25 countries and 5 continents.