During the honoring dinner
PepsiCo Jordan - winner of the 2009 King Abdullah II Award for Excellence/private sector – held on Wednesday, 2nd March, a dinner banquet in honor of its distinguished, longstanding employees and retirees. The dinner corresponds with the company’s HR strategies that are aimed at motivating employees and reducing turnover, and is part of its employee reward program entitled ‘Rewarding Years of Service’.
On this occasion, Mr. Ahmed El Sheikh, General Manager of PepsiCo-Jordan, thanked the attendees for their outstanding dedication and performance, and congratulated them on their achievements.
Gifts and recognition certificates were awarded in the presence of the company’s senior management, who later discussed with the attending employees the company’s internal HR systems, and looked into suggested mechanisms to enhance productivity and promote effective internal communication.
In turn, Mr. Sufian Salman, PepsiCo’s East Med & Africa Business Unit HR Director, expressed pride in the company’s employees, and affirmed PepsiCo-Jordan’s dedication to maintaining open channels of communication with its staff as well as rewarding loyalty and innovation. “We have the utmost respect and appreciation for our longstanding staff, who have played a vital role in PepsiCo-Jordan’s development and exceptional performance. Your tireless efforts over the years have set you as role models that we are proud of, and have contributed to formulating and enforcing the values upon which PepsiCo is founded today,” he added.
The dinner banquet is held annually after PepsiCo-Jordan’s periodic employee evaluation process, which monitors job performance and encourages the adoption of the highest professional standards in order to elevate the company’s performance and ensure its continued success.