ISLAMABAD (PR): MOL Group’s LEAD programme has been selected as best in the category of international companies of HR.com’s Leadership 500 Award. The prestigious award acknowledges MOL Group’s efforts in attracting and developing top talents globally.  HR.com organization is the leading global community with 200,000 members showcasing best HR practices, latest trends and industry news.  LEAD program was established in 2013, and it has been MOL Group’s key vehicle to manage organizational changes.

By the development of LEAD program, MOL Group aims to build the next generations of global leaders who can navigate through ever changing circumstances and can deliver excellent business results. The company’s commitment to talent development starts as early as secondary school level and it continues with its best-in-class industry student competition and graduate program for the best talents at the university.

LEAD program completes the chain of award-winning programs.

“It’s an honor to win the Leadership 500 Award, and a great recognition for MOL Group being selected out of 200 nominees. We are proud that right after the company was announced as the winner of the 2014 ERE Recruiting Excellence Award in the category of Best College Recruiting Program for Freshhh and Growww, our LEAD program has won another prestigious award. Our recruitment and development programs represent a major investment into the future of MOL Group, so we are continually working on improving them” - says Zdravka Demeter Bubalo, Human Resources Vice President of MOL Group.

In order to maximize organizational impact as well as build leadership capabilities of top talents, LEAD has been developed around three talent groups in cooperation with top-ranking international business schools. COTRUGLI Business School has developed the trainings for Emerging talents, and Growing and Advanced programs have been implemented by Thunderbird School of Global Business. The leadership development program participants come from diverse cultural and professional backgrounds, representing 11 countries from Austria to Iraq. Since the program has been started, more than 300 LEAD nominees went through a strict selection process conducted by external professionals specialized in talent assessment. As a result, 65 participants have been developed into the next team of great leaders to shape the future with MOL Group.