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Apollo Munich Health Insurance Company Ltd is recognized among India's Best Companies to Work For 2019. Every year, Great Place to Work® identifies India's 100 Best Companies to Work For (with employee strength more than 500) through an objective and rigourous workplace culture assessment process. The Apollo Hospitals Group joined hands with Munich Health Insurance Company, the world leaders in the field of health insurance to provide affordable and innovative health insurance solutions to every citizen of India by becoming their first-choice partners in positive health.

Company Size

3937 Employees

Industry

Financial Services & Insurance

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Why Apollo Munich Health Insurance Company Ltd. is a Great Place to Work?

Apollo Munich Health Insurance Company Ltd has successfully created a Great Place to Work FOR ALL their employees as they have excelled on the 5 dimensions that are a hallmark of a High-Trust, High-Performance Culture™ – Credibility, Respect, Fairness, Pride and Camaraderie. In a rigorous assessment process conducted by the Great Place to Work® Institute, Apollo Munich Health Insurance Company Ltd met the minimum criteria on the Trust Index© Employee Survey, on the consistency of experience across all demographics and on the Culture Audit© People Practices Framework, to clear the first level i.e. getting Great Place to Work-Certified™.

Great Place to Work® is considered the
‘Gold Standard’ in workplace culture assessment and recognition.

As a certified organization, Apollo Munich Health Insurance Company Ltd became eligible to be considered among 'India's Best Companies to Work For 2019' – a list that features the 'Best of the Best’. The process of identifying India's Best Companies to Work For is based purely on the assessment findings and does not involve any jury or opinion based criteria. 

Culture Snapshot
Apollo Munich Health Insurance Company in line with its business orientation is not only customer focused but also employee focused. Lot of efforts have been put towards creating a sustainable caring culture and creating an eco-system of inclusiveness. The way the company builds relationship with the family from the time of hiring is quite thoughtful. The importance given to Girl child is definitely applaudable.

This page highlights more about the work culture of the organization, selected best people practices, the vision of the leadership and glimpses of employee life.

Read through to find out what makes Apollo Munich Health Insurance Company Ltd a Great Workplace.

Recognitions awarded by Great Place to Work®

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Great Place to Work-Certified™ from February 2019 - January 2020. Certifed for 3 years in a row!

India's Best Companies to Work For 2019

India’s 20 Best Workplaces in BFSI 2019

India's Best Workplaces in Insurance 2019

Best People Practices

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KUDOS

AMHI's Digital Appreciation platform: This platform is all about Recognition being instant, digital and engaging on the spot. The tool offers graded recognition i.e. Gold, Platinum, Silver, and Spot awards. It operates in both the dimensions - Horizontal and Vertical i.e. which means recognition can be given top-down and at the same time within the peer group.

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AMLearn

AMHI's Digital Playbook: This initiative is their endeavour to take employees learning experience to the next level. It aspires to make learning move from one-time action to a constant engagement by making it gamified using multiple content delivery channels and at the same time keeping it byte-sized and learner-driven. The playbook offers unique capabilities to make learning convenient, available 24*7 and competitive.

Apollo Munich has a very strong system and processes. This makes the entire process leak proof.

Employee Testimonial

Being the oldest employee in the organization, there is no difference as home or office. It gives comfort and warmth.

Employee Testimonial

Leaders Speak

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Antony jacob

Managing Director and Chair of Board of Management, Apollo Munich Health Insurance Company Ltd.

1. What is your personal approach to making a Great Workplace?
My personal approach towards a Great Workplace is inspired by Apollo Munich’s philosophy of CARE, which stands for our belief in being Compassionate, Accountable, Responsive and Expert. This transcends into all our people processes. I inspire my leaders to take care of employees, nourish relationships beyond transaction and help them learn and grow in the organization.

2. What are the top 2 benefits you see of creating a Great Workplace?
Our 9 times in a row recognition by Great Place to Work® is a testament of our employees’ trust in the organization. Being a Great Place to Work helps us keep our employees happy and engaged which in turn enables them to deliver their best at the workplace. Such recognition also helps the organization strengthen its employer brand and attract top-quality talent from the market place.

3. What are your top people priorities?
As the organization is growing exponentially, I am excited to see our internal talent grow their career, take up bigger responsibilities and be a part of Apollo Munich’s growth story. We want our people to experience delightful employee journey with technology-enablement and simplified people processes. Leadership Development and talent upskilling is another key focus area for us as ours is a manpower intensive industry.

4. How has your association with Great Place to Work® helped your business and strategic goals?
With more than 10 years in the industry, 180+ offices across the country and 4000+ employees, we have come a long way. To keep pace with this fascinating growth, we continuously challenge our people philosophy to ensure our people experience nothing but the best. Great Place to Work® survey acts as a medium for our employees to share their feedback and gives us a perspective on where we stand wrt our people practices and the opportunity areas to raise the bar. The benchmark study coupled with the voice of our employees, act as a critical input into our talent strategy.

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Paramjit Singh Nayyar

CHRO, Apollo Munich Health Insurance Company Ltd.

1. What can your present and potential employees be sure of from a work culture perspective in the organization?
As an employer with 9 years’ continuous presence in the Great Places to Work® list, Apollo Munich has all that employee expects from a merit-driven and a caring organization. The principles of Pride, Camaraderie, Credibility, Respect and Fairness are well embedded into the culture of the organization which ensures employee experiences a transparent, respectful and caring work culture with leaders playing the role of mentors to help talent learn and grow.

2. What, according to you, is a people challenge your industry is facing?
Among the many trends reshaping the industry’s landscape, technological advancement is at the forefront. This has impacted the way we attract and develop talent. To thrive in the competitive landscape and meet evolving customer expectations, our people need to skill, un-skill and re-skill. With digital disrupting the way to do our business, it is also impacting the way we upskill our employees. We have transformed our learning experience with AMLearn - our Digital Playbook. We have made it simple, user-driven, byte-sized and engaging.
To overcome the challenge of maintaining a talent pipeline, we are constantly looking for High Potential talent, both in the customer interfacing roles and the enabling roles in Corporate office. Our philosophy of ‘Hire and Train’ manifests itself best in our Young Managers Program and SUMMIT, wherein we hire best in class young managers.

3. How are you ensuring a consistent workplace experience FOR ALL your employees, irrespective of their role, age, gender, tenure etc. in the organization?
Apollo Munich as an employer has a strong faith in the principle of equality and appreciation for diversity in the workplace. Be it workplace diversity in terms of geography, regional diversity or gender diversity; Apollo Munch consciously ensures that people experience consistent treatment. Towards this, the organization has programs that focus on promoting gender diversity (Women Enabled) and program on hiring and engaging specially-abled talent. With the organization that has three fourth of its workforce in the field, technology places an important role to ensure people get unified experience on learning and appreciation. Initiatives like Kudos – our Digital R&R platform and AMLearn – Digital Playbook are two such successful initiatives.

4. How has your association with Great Place to Work® helped your business and strategic goals?
Great Place to Work® provides us with an internal as well as external view on the organization’s people practices. Through the results of the employee survey and benchmarking of our people practices, we capture opportunities to enhance our employee experience further.

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