Article Number: 14744
Tarkett Ranks Among the Best Companies for Learning and Development Programs
SOLON, Ohio (March 6, 2019) — Tarkett, a worldwide leader in innovative and sustainable flooring and sports surface solutions, announces it recently earned a highly regarded spot on the 2019 Training Top 125, which is presented by Training Magazine. The coveted annual awards program recognizes companies unsurpassed at harnessing human capital through robust learning and development programs. This is the twelfth year the Tarkett team has won the prestigious award.

Companies considered for the Training Top 125 are judged on both quantitative analysis and qualitative results. Categories included training program/scope, tuition reimbursement, budget, infrastructure and delivery, human resources, innovation, success factors, corporate commitment and ingenuity.

Judges ranked Tarkett higher than some of the country’s best-known brands. Quantitative judging is performed by a third-party research company. The Top 10 Hall of Famers, which includes organizations that have appeared in the top 10 rankings for at least four consecutive years, and Training Magazine’s editor-in-chief conducted judging duties respective to qualitative measures.

Tarkett was judged on their “L.E.A.D. with Purpose” (Lead, Engage, Act, Develop) program. This interactive, experiential leadership development program helps participants discover, develop, and advance a foundational understanding of personal and professional leadership, while enhancing their teambuilding and management skills and effectiveness.

“We’re incredibly proud of our L.E.A.D. with Purpose program and the positive feedback we’ve received from our Tarkett leaders who’ve participated in this learning experience,” said Joline Manning, Chief HR Officer, Tarkett North America. “Continually evolving our learning and development offerings to create an environment that gives every member of our team the ability to reach their full potential is a cornerstone of our talent management philosophy. Being named to the Training Top 125 for the twelfth year demonstrates the positive progress we are making in driving a learning culture across our organization.”

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About Tarkett
With a history stretching back 135 years, Tarkett is a worldwide leader in innovative flooring and sports surface solutions, with net sales of more than €2.8 billion in 2018. Offering a wide range of products including vinyl, linoleum, rubber, carpet, wood and laminate flooring, artificial turf and athletics tracks, the Group serves customers in over 100 countries across the globe. Tarkett has 13,000 employees and 35 industrial sites, and sells 1.3 million square meters of flooring every day, for hospitals, schools, housing, hotels, offices, stores and sports fields.

Committed to “Doing Good. Together.”, the Group has implemented an eco-innovation strategy based on Cradle to Cradle® principles and promotes circular economy, with the ultimate goal of contributing to people’s health and wellbeing, and preserving natural capital. Tarkett is listed on Euronext Paris (compartment A, ISIN: FR0004188670, ticker: TKTT) and is a constituent of the SBF 120 and CAC Mid 60 indexes.

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