Public Service secretary Margaret Kobia. FILE PHOTO | NMG 

Cigarette maker British American Tobacco (BAT) Kenya Plc #ticker:BAT emerged the best employer for the second year running during the Federation of Kenya Employers (FKE) Employer of the Year Awards.

More than 127 companies from various sectors took part in the event whose ratings were carried out by PriceWaterCoopers (PwC) Kenya.


The fims were evaluated in various categories including leadership and governance, corporate performance and innovations. BAT excelled specifically in the workplace environment and industrial relations category.

Telecommunications firm Safaricom #ticker:SCOM emerged the second best company followed by power producer KenGen #ticker:KEGN.

“Employers who provide the right environment, support and tools for career advancements reap the benefits in terms of high morale, less absenteeism, loyalty, productivity, trust and superior customer service,” said Public Service Cabinet Secretary, Margaret Kobia said at the ceremony last week.

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