November 24, 2022, Lagos, Nigeria: Interswitch, Africa’s leading integrated payments and digital commerce company, has received the ‘Best in Delivering Impactful Organizational Values’ award at the 2022 edition of the ‘Best Companies to Work for’ awards ceremony, organized by global research, consulting and training firm, Great Place to Work.
In addition to the award, Interswitch also emerged fourth overall in the 2022 ranking of the ‘Best Companies to Work or’; a ranking that lists corporate organizations with great workplace cultures. The award ceremony, themed ‘Better Together’ was held on Friday, November 18, 2022, as part of the organization’s efforts to acknowledge and encourage companies that strive to create great workplace values.
As part of the pre-qualifying criteria that contributed to positioning Interswitch as one of the 2022/2023 Best Workplaces in Nigeria, the company had also earned a certification as a ‘Great Place to Work’ in the Gold Category.
Part of a global organization, Great Place To Work uses analytical data and insights gathered from 10,000 organizations from around the world to identify issues affecting employees with respect to their workplace. The resulting data and insights are used to advise employers on the best strategies for retaining talent and improving employee performance.
Interswitch’s recognition in the 2022 ‘Best Companies to Work For’ award category is a demonstration of the technology firm’s dedication to creating an enabling workplace environment by instituting impactful organisational practices that foster employee growth and team collaboration, which in turn boost the company’s overall performance.
Speaking on the company’s recognition, the Chief Human Resources Officer at Interswitch, Franklin Ali, noted that employees at Interswitch remain crucial to the attainment of the company’s overarching goal of fostering prosperity on the continent, a posture which drives the firm’s continuous investment in providing an enabling workplace environment.
He said, “We are thrilled by this recognition from Great Place to Work. It speaks to our resolve to continue pushing the frontiers of excellence as we achieve our goal of creating a prosperous Africa, while facilitating the personal growth of our employees. As an organization, we ensure to adopt the best workplace practices that enable employees to be their best selves in and out of the office as we collectively strive to deliver value to the continent as a whole.”
Earlier in the year, the company was a recipient of the 2022 Fintech of the Year award hosted by the African Banker Awards, highlighting Interswitch’s leading role in the fintech space in Nigeria and Africa, as it works to deepen financial inclusion and financial freedom through its innovative products and solutions.
More recently, it was also recognized by Hofstede Insights as one of Nigeria’s top five companies in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI), in recognition of Interswitch’s diversity across board and management levels and the creation of an inclusive workplace for employees.