Philip Morris International Recognized as a Global Top Employer

LAUSANNE, Switzerland–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) (NYSE/Euronext Paris: PM) today
is recognized for the first time as a Global Top Employer. Since 2014,
PMI has received regional and national certification as a Top Employer
in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Latin America and Canada, and
today’s global status honors the company’s worldwide commitment to its
teams. This year, certification from the Top Employer Institute was
awarded to PMI teams in 34 countries, a testament to the company’s
consistency and excellence in offering an enriching working environment
and exceptional development opportunities for employees across the globe.

“Our success as a company relies on the men and women who come to
work every day with a passion to achieve, and a willingness to learn,
grow, and take on new challenges,”
said Charles Bendotti, PMI Senior
Vice President, Human Resources. “At a time when our company is
dedicated to a bold new mission of designing a smoke-free future,
ensuring that our workplace is vibrant, inclusive, and innovative is
more important than ever. We are honored to receive the Global Top
Employer status and maintain our commitment to being a rewarding and
truly diverse place to work.”

PMI employs more than 82,000 people worldwide. The company offers strong
reward and recognition programs, robust training and development
programs, as well as challenging career opportunities in a global work
environment. In 2016 alone, nearly 1,400 of PMI’s employees worked
outside their home country on an international assignment in different
function areas of the company.

Top Employer certification

The Top Employer certification is awarded by the Top Employer Institute
following a robust assessment, validated by the auditing company Grant
Thornton, of the companies’ practices in several areas, including
compensation and employee benefits, career development, working
conditions and training and development.

Philip Morris International Inc.

PMI is the world’s leading international tobacco company, with six of
the world’s top 15 international brands and products sold in more than
180 markets. In addition to the manufacture and sale of cigarettes,
including Marlboro, the number one global cigarette brand, and other
tobacco products, PMI is engaged in the development and
commercialization of Reduced-Risk Products (“RRPs”). RRPs is the term
PMI uses to refer to products that present, are likely to present, or
have the potential to present less risk of harm to smokers who switch to
these products versus continued smoking. Through multidisciplinary
capabilities in product development, state-of-the-art facilities, and
industry-leading scientific substantiation, PMI aims to provide an RRP
portfolio that meets a broad spectrum of adult smoker preferences and
rigorous regulatory requirements. For more information, see



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