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Press Release

01. March 2017

Arvato Systems and Arvato CRM Solutions again receive German Top Employers award

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Siegfried Bloch, Arvato Systems, Gerd Bührig, Bertelsmann & Henrik Teipel, Arvato CRM Solutions (left to right)

Top-Employers Award

  • Arvato again receives double honors
  • Prizes awarded at Gala Event in Düsseldorf on February 21

Gütersloh – Arvato Systems and Arvato CRM again achieve sought-after ‘Top Employer in Germany 2017’ award. Arvato Systems IT experts and Arvato CRM Solutions Customer Relationship Management Experts are once again shown to be part of the exclusive group. Top Employer status shows that they meet the highest standards in Human Resource Management.

This is the result of the Top Employer Institute global certification process. It includes an extensive audit as well as verification performed by one of the independent Big Five audit companies. So companies who achieve this award have amply demonstrated their skills. Analysis and assessment in categories such as talent development strategy, personnel planning, training, leadership development, career and succession planning, as well as company culture were all taken into account.

Henrik Teipel and Siegfried Bloch, heads of HR at Arvato CRM Solutions Germany and Arvato Systems, respectively received the highly-coveted certificates at the Top Employers Certification Dinner on February 21st at the Düsseldorf Rheinterrasse
“Being certified as a Top Employer for the fifth time is a terrific success for us and shows that our Human Resources efforts have definitely been in the right direction,” commented Henrik Teipel, Head of Personnel Arvato CRM Solutions Germany, after the prize ceremony. “For us this also means that we will continue to work to ensure the best possible conditions for all of our staff, so that we can continue to be an attractive employer into the future.”

Siegfried Bloch, Head of HR at Arvato Systems, was also delighted to receive the award for the fourth consecutive year. “We are honored to be among the best again. The fact that we have moved up two places in the hotly contested Top Ten shows that we have not rested on our laurels after previous successes, but have carried on working to achieve continuous improvement”.

About Arvato CRM Solutions

As Europe’s leading customer relationship management partner, Arvato CRM Solutions offers tailor-made customer communication and digital service solutions for any requirement. On behalf of its clients, Arvato CRM Solutions currently maintains relationships with over 600 million consumers and business clients on five continents in over 35 languages, on all classic communication channels as well as on online and social media channels. The international network of service centers includes around 43,000 employees at more than 100 locations. Businesses representing many different industries rely on our integrated solution portfolio and our longstanding experience. Our customers range from telecommunication firms and healthcare companies to energy suppliers, banks, insurance companies, e-commerce retailers and airlines.

Arvato CRM Solutions is a business division of the international service provider Arvato. More than 70,000 employees design and produce innovative solutions for business customers from all over the world, covering a wide range of business processes along integrated service chains. These include Digital Marketing, Financial, CRM, SCM and IT solutions. Arvato is a division of Bertelsmann.

About the Top Employers Institute 
Headquartered in the Netherlands, the certification institution, previously known as the CRF Institute, has recognized top employers from around the world for excellence in HR management and strategy since 1991. More information at

About Arvato Systems 

As global next generation IT systems integrator Arvato Systems focuses on "Digital Transformation Solutions". We use the technology talent and expertise of over 3,000 people at more than 25 sites throughout the world. Being a part of the Arvato network and belonging to Bertelsmann, we have the unique capability to create entire value chains. Our team creates integrated, future-proof business infrastructures that help make our clients more agile and competitive, and enable them to deliver new standards of service to their customers. We create streamlined digital processes that support innovative business models. Moreover we provide operation and support services.
Arvato Systems offers an exceptional combination of international IT engineering excellence, the open mindset of a global player, and the dedication of employees. We also ensure that all our customer relationships are as personally rewarding and long-lasting as they are successful.

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