Our commitment to our people
Azelis employs around 2,100 people across the world in more than 40 countries. We value highly competent, forward-looking talents with a passion for entrepreneurship. As an integrated international group, we provide an opportunity for professional growth and progress as Azelis continues to grow and develop. We care deeply about our employees, putting in place programs that allow us not only to recognize their talents and career aspirations but also to help them fulfill those aspirations by providing professional training and challenging career opportunities. We encourage our employees to express their opinions. This provides us with the opportunity to act upon their feedback and continuously improve the work atmosphere. We are an equal opportunity employer, seeking diverse workplaces and embracing inclusion across all areas of our organization. Collaboration, participation, and contribution are all championed, building an environment where everyone can feel included and supported.
"We pride ourselves on being a progressive employer, fostering equal opportunities and embracing diversity across our business."
SDGs we contribute to
Azelis in Action
Developing talent with the Azelis Americas University
Azelis Americas University (AAU) is a new program that recruits candidates for the CASE market segment (coatings, adhesives, sealants, and elastomers) from on-campus recruitment at select universities such as Texas A&M, University of Georgia, University of Cincinnati, and the University of Texas. The chosen candidates move through a rotation program to learn about our company, products, and businesses.
The rotation program typically includes three to six months in a lab, a month or two working with a supply chain team, and sometimes working with an inside sales team. Participants then shadow technical sales representatives until being moved into their own territory. The effectiveness of this approach is being evaluated with a future goal of replicating the program in all market segments in the Americas. Secondly, the Sales Academy ensures a harmonized way of working based on our best practices and business ethics.
Creating a Sales Academy to support our sales teams
In July 2018, we launched the first edition of the Sales Academy across the EMEA region. The first session of the EMEA Sales Academy took place in Antwerp and has been followed by another five editions comprising 126 participants from 20 different countries. The objective of the Sales Academy is threefold. Firstly, we want to support our sales team so they can achieve even better results for our customers. Last but not least, we want to form a network of Azelis representatives across all countries and market segments.