Topic 4 Good Practice 2: OMV Petrom Romania

OMV Petrom Romania is the largest energy company in Southern and Eastern Europe and the best performing company within the BET 15 index for Gender Equality in Romania in 2020. Therefore, the company’s policies and strategies exemplify good practice when it comes to tackling gender inequality and bias in the workplace. These strategies include:

  • Women hold positions of power – the CEO is female and her name is Christina Verchere

  • Equal pay for work of equal value

  • Strive for diverse teams and specifically, at management level, with the aim to increase the female representation in Senior Leadership roles, from 18% to 25% by 2025.

  • Equitable gender choice for maternity and paternity

  • Series of initiatives directed at celebrating Diversity of Thought and Experience and Promoting Work Life Balance and an Inclusive Culture.

A.Diversity Insights – a series of blog articles aiming at raising awareness on Diversity & Inclusion themes

B.Kids’ Corner – an initiative aiming at supporting work-life balance & parenthood, by providing tips, tools, talk and encouragement in the parents’ journeys to raising kids or dealing with specific challenges along the way.


*Bucharest Stock Exchange Trading Index

OMV Petrom

“We believe that we can only evolve our corporate culture and thrive as a business with a strong diverse mix of employees and by ensuring a healthy work environment and work-life balance”

Follow the example of OMV Petrom!

Be sure that it will be a positive achievement for your company.