Great Place to Work® Recognizes Mars as 5th Best Place to Work in Japan

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Great Place to Work® Recognizes Mars as 5th Best Place to Work in Japan

Mars Japan moves up 11 places as it makes the prestigious list for the third year

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Wednesday, February 18, 2015 - 9:00am

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TOKYO, JAPAN, February 18, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Mars Japan has been recognized this year as the 5th “Best Workplace” by Great Place to Work®. The ranking represents the business’ third year in the list and it’s highest-ranking year to date.

The Great Place to Work ranking recognizes outstanding workplace cultures using its Trust Index©, a 58-question employee survey used globally to help companies increase the levels of trust across their organizations and improve business results.

Mars Japan General Manager Atsushi Morisawa said: “We are pleased to be one of the top 5 places to work in Japan. We would like to thank all of our Associates who have devoted themselves and supported each other to make Mars Japan such a great place to work. We are also very grateful for all the help we have received from our friends across Mars Incorporated. We will continue our efforts to make Mars Japan a place where Associates can enjoy long, rewarding careers driving our iconic brands for consumers; collaborating with our customers; making a difference in our communities; and pursuing lifelong learning and personal development.”

The ranking builds on Mars’ reputation as a world leading employer after being recognized by Great Place to Work® as one of the World’s Best Multinational Workplaces in 2014. Based on the world’s largest annual study of workplace excellence, it ranked Mars 22nd in the world’s top 25 best multinationals in terms of workplace culture. The list noted the high percentage of women in management positions with 38% of management positions being held by women across Mars.

Mars as a Great Place to Work around the World

In 2014, for the fourth year in a row, Mars made the top 25 World’s Best Multinational Workplaces list. Additionally, Mars was named on Great Place to Work and other national workplace ranking lists in Australia, New Zealand, Belgium, Brazil, Central America and Caribbean, Chile, China, Denmark, Europe, France, Germany, Greece, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Korea, Mexico, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United States. In the UK, Mars made The Times Top 100 Graduate Employers List, climbing four places from 52nd to 48th from the previous year. In 2013, Mars was also ranked on more than 20 great workplace lists globally, including being listed 16th on Best Multinational Workplaces in Europe by Great Place to Work.

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About Great Place to Work®
Great Place to Work® is the global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures. Through proprietary assessment tools, advisory services, and employer branding programs, including Best Companies lists and workplace reviews, Great Place to Work® provides the benchmarks, framework, and expertise needed to create, sustain, and recognize outstanding workplace cultures. Great Place to Work®’s Trust Index©, a 58-question employee survey that measures trust, is used around the world to help companies increase the levels of trust across their organizations and improve business results. Annually, Great Place to Work® produces the annual FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For® list and the Great Place to Work® Best Small and Medium Workplaces list. Follow Great Place to Work® online
at www.greatplacetowork.com and on Twitter at @GPTW_US.

About Mars, Incorporated
In 1911, Frank C. Mars made the first Mars candies in his Tacoma, Washington kitchen and established Mars’ first roots as a confectionery company. In the 1920s, Forrest E. Mars, Sr. joined his father in business and together they launched the MILKY WAY® bar. In 1932, Forrest, Sr. moved to the United Kingdom with a dream of building a business based on the objective of creating a “mutuality of benefits for all stakeholders” – this objective serves as the foundation of Mars, Incorporated today. Based in McLean, Virginia, Mars has net sales of more than $33 billion, six business segments including Petcare, Chocolate, Wrigley, Food, Drinks, Symbioscience, and more than 75,000 Associates worldwide that are putting its Principles into action to make a difference for people and the planet through its performance.

Mars brands include: Petcare – PEDIGREE®, ROYAL CANIN®, WHISKAS®, KITEKAT®, BANFIELD® Pet Hospital and NUTRO®; Chocolate – M&M’S®, SNICKERS®, DOVE®, GALAXY®, MARS®, MILKY WAY® and TWIX®; Wrigley – DOUBLEMINT®, EXTRA®, ORBIT® and 5™ chewing gums, SKITTLES® and STARBURST® candies, and ALTOIDS® AND LIFESAVERS® mints. Food – UNCLE BEN’S®, DOLMIO®, EBLY®, MASTERFOODS®, SEEDS OF CHANGE® and ROYCO®; Drinks – ALTERRA COFFEE ROASTERS™, THE BRIGHT TEA COMPANY™, KLIX® and FLAVIA®; Symbioscience – COCOAVIA™ and WISDOM PANEL™.

For more information, please visit www.mars.com. Follow us: facebook.com/mars, twitter.com/marsglobal, youtube.com/mars, linkedin.com/company/mars

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