Lode Holding 2nd in Most Vital Company of Groningen election

Friday 9 September 2016

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Lode Holding and its subsidiaries Lode, ProCare, Umaco and aXtion are very proud that they have won the 2nd place in the election of most vital business of the province of Groningen. This election is an initiative of the SME employers organisation Netherlands and ONVZ health insurer and is held for the third consecutive year. Vital companies are of great importance for the economy. Therefore stimulates these organisations to invest in sustainable deployable staff.

 

HR policy Lode Holding appreciated by jury

According to the jury the three nominated Groningen businesses forefront when it comes to keeping the health of their employees. They score according to the jury highest when it comes to strategy, health & vitality, culture and leadership, healthy business, flexibility, communication and involvement.

Harrie Baas, Director ProCare, said during the ceremony he also sees this prize as an encouragement to further develop of the vitality policy. We are best known as a supplier of measurement equipment for Olympic medalists f.e. Dafne Schippers and Usain Bolt. However, we are even more proud of the successes in the elderly and disabled care who are moving more and better now as a result of the added value of our equipment and software. Our relations are always busy with moving and vitality and for us it is therefore very important this is extended to the policy for our own staff.

Chosen from many entries

For this years election have signed a record number of organizations from Groningen, who have completed an extensive questionnaire. In response a selection of the companies were interviewed extensively personally. According to jury member and Corporate Health Manager Rob Valkenburg (ONVZ), the level of this years participants in the province of Groningen is exceptionally high. The HR policy of Lode Holding, a.o.around the themes of sickness prevention, career development, education & training, health and safety, sustainable employability and health promotion are discussed in the interview comprehensive. More than enough reasons for the jury to nominate us as most vital business of the province of Groningen and ultimately reward us for the second place. Lode Holding is a leading technology company in the sports and health sectors and focuses on measurement of human performance & movement.