WAGNER is employer of the future
- Renowned innovation institute DIND honors WAGNER Group GmbH
- Future orientation and quality as an employer proven in independent audit process
- Award ceremony in Essen (Germany) on September 6, 2023
Langenhagen. Future orientation and convincing quality as an employer - for this the fire protection specialist WAGNER Group GmbH was awarded the „Arbeitgeber der Zukunft“ (Employer of the Future) prize by the Deutsche Innovationsinstitut für Nachhaltigkeit und Digitalisierung (German Innovation Institute for Sustainability and Digitalisation (DIND)) on September 6th. The award was presented to Steffen Springer and Katharina Rischer of WAGNER in the presence of Brigitte Zypries, former Federal Minister of Economics.
An evaluation matrix developed by experts from business and science was used to obtain a holistic picture of the company. The focus of the analysis was on the areas of modern management and employee friendliness. WAGNER received the award as an innovative company with a clear digitalization strategy, which pursues concrete, future-oriented sustainability goals and offers attractive working conditions.
Katharina Rischer, Director HR at WAGNER, sees the award as confirmation of the strategic direction the company has taken: "The world of work has changed dramatically in recent years. This applies to the demands placed on employees as well as the demands placed on us as an employer. In addition to an innovative business model, these include, above all, attractive benefits, flat hierarchies, the flexibility to design one's own workplace and the opportunity for further training in the sense of lifelong learning. We have made a lot of changes here in recent years and taken our employees on a journey into the new world of work."
Steffen Springer, Managing Director of WAGNER Group GmbH, adds: "With our WAGNER.2026 strategy, we are shaping global megatrends such as digitalisation and sustainability in our own way. The 'Employer of the Future' award recognises our forward-looking approach as a company and as an employer in terms of innovation, digitalisation and the creation of attractive working conditions. We are delighted with this recognition."