2020 has been called many things, most notably, “unprecedented”, but that also describes a career at Nestlé Purina this year. Through challenging times, we’ve remained agile to meet pet lovers’ needs while Standing Taller at work, and in our communities. An unprecedented year in review:
Nestlé Purina scores a 100% on the Corporate Equality Index by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) based on our corporate policies and practices inclusive of the LGBTQ+ community.
In light of a global pandemic and many unknowns, we rapidly put precautions in place to keep our employees safe including increased sanitation, health screening and flexible work policies when possible.
Juneteenth is the oldest celebration commemorating the end of slavery in the U.S., and this year’s holiday comes at an especially significant time for the country. While continuing to address and tackle the longstanding inequities embedded in our society, we also encourage employees to honor and celebrate the progress we’ve made as a nation by naming Juneteenth a corporate holiday.
Our Parental Support Policy is enhanced to provide up to 18 weeks of fully paid leave for primary caregivers with flexible policies to enable each of us to meet the unique needs of our family.
Nestlé in the U.S. maintained its recognition as a Military Friendly Employer based on our commitment to the military community.
Manufacturing Day falls on the first Friday of every October, but a pandemic year forced this year to look a little different. Digital factory tours we’re quickly developed and shared with national schools and youth programs to educate and drive interest in career opportunities within manufacturing.
Purina announces plans for 2 new manufacturing facilities in North Carolina and Ohio to meet consumers demand for dry pet food hiring 600 employees by 2024.
Nina Leigh Krueger will become the CEO and President of Nestlé Purina PetCare for the Americas effective January 1, 2021, making her the first female CEO