By Adrianna Rodriguez 

The BBVA Group is the best place to work in the banking sector and occupies the thirteenth position in the list of the top 25 multinational workplaces in the world – the first among the companies based in Spain.

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“The BBVA management model is based on a commitment to transparency, objectivity and equality of opportunity, which allows us to work as one team,” said Juan Ignacio Apoita, global director of HR and BBVA services. BBVA has been chosen as one of the ‘Best Companies to Work’ in the world in the annual rankings prepared by the prestigious international consultancy Great Place to Work. BBVA is the only bank on the list of best multinational workplaces and ranks first among the companies based in Spain, announced at the annual gala Great Place to Work that was held today in San Francisco.

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Companies in this category are recognized specifically for their success in creating a consistent corporate culture with high levels of confidence that transcend borders. To qualify for this list, companies must be recognized in the past 12 months in at least five countries where they operate, have more than 5,000 employees worldwide and have over 40% of their total employees working outside the country where its headquarters is located. With a global workforce of more than 112,000 employees and a presence in 32 countries, the BBVA Group has been present in the lists of Great Place to Work in Chile, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru and Venezuela .

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“The companies selected in this third annual list of best multinational workplaces promote trust, pride of belonging and teamwork among its employees,” said China Gorman, CEO of Great Place to Work. “Their inclusion on this prestigious list demonstrates its commitment to continue improving the quality of life of its employees and to set new standards in innovative workspaces for the future.”