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Arcadis UK & Ireland leader named a Top CEO by Glassdoor

Arcadis UK & Ireland leader named a Top CEO by Glassdoor

 June 27, 2019

Mark Cowlard, UK CEO of Arcadis, has been named one of the best CEOs. The achievement comes courtesy of the annual Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Awards, which highlight top leaders in countries throughout Europe and North America based exclusively on employee feedback.

“Today’s job seekers are looking for leaders who share their values and will empower them to bring their full selves to work. More and more, we’re seeing Top CEOs make decisions to shape the culture of their organisations to help recruit and retain quality talent, which has a direct correlation to fuelling business success," says Christian Sutherland-Wong, Glassdoor President and Chief Operating Officer.

Receiving an impressive approval rating from employees

Glassdoor is one of the world’s largest job and recruiting sites. The Top CEO Awards are based on anonymous and voluntary employee reviews, with Mark receiving a remarkable 94% approval rating.

Employees submitting reviews on Glassdoor are asked to rate various factors about their employment, including overall satisfaction and other workplace attributes like senior management. As part of these ratings, employees are asked to rate whether they approve, disapprove or are neutral about the job their CEO is doing. Among the approximately 900,000 companies reviewed on Glassdoor, the average CEO approval rating is 69 percent.

Glassdoor CEO Arcadis

“This is a fantastic recognition and I’m pleased to have been able to build on the foundations and continue to embed an inclusive culture that our employees truly value. Crucially though, it’s been a real team-effort. Instilling the principles I want our business to be known for depends on the commitment not only of our wider leadership team but also, through initiatives like our People First forum, working in partnership right across the business to truly understand what our people want and how we can support them in achieving their workplace ambitions," says Mark.

“Together, we have the opportunity to create something exceptional – a compelling business proposition that supports our clients, a winning working environment and exciting career opportunities that are varied, fulfilling and rewarding. It’s an ongoing journey, but one I’m very much looking forward to continuing over the coming months.”

Ongoing recognition for a fantastic workplace culture

Arcadis has earned impressive range of workplace awards, including being named one of the Best Places to Work by Glassdoor and ranking in 12th position as one of the Sunday Times Top 25 Big Companies to work for. 

These achievements reflect Arcadis’ focus on creating a workplace culture where employees can thrive and are supported as they strive to be their best. It aligns with the 10 Global Priorities at Arcadis, in which the employee experience and ambition to cement the company’s status as an Employer of Choice are embedded as key strategic principles for the business. 

Work for a company that employees love

At Arcadis, everyone is empowered to share new ideas and to contribute their own unique special talents and abilities to the company. 

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