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BNP Paribas considered ‘best company to develop a career’ in Belgium, according to LinkedIn

BNP Paribas, with BNP Paribas Fortis as its largest operation in Belgium, leads the listing of Belgium’s Top Companies, according to LinkedIn, which has released the list for the first time in Belgium this year. The well-known professional social media ranks the best workplaces in Belgium based on its own data. According to LinkedIn, Top Companies should be a useful resource for job seekers and career-minded individuals looking for open positions.

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On 6 April 2022, LinkedIn published the ‘LinkedIn Top Companies 2022: the 25 best companies to develop your career in Belgium’ for the very first time.

BNP Paribas comes 1st in this list of 25, compiled on the basis of 7 criteria: (1) ability to advance ; (2) skills growth; (3) company stability; (4) external opportunity; (5) company affinity; (6) gender diversity and (7) spread of educational backgrounds.

LinkedIn awarded the number one spot in the Top Companies listing to BNP Paribas in Belgium, which consists of the following brands and entities:

  • Alpha Credit
  • Arval
  • Axepta BNP Paribas
  • BNP Paribas Asset Management
  • BNP Paribas Cardif
  • BNP Paribas Fortis
  • BNP Paribas Fortis Factor
  • BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions
  • BNP Paribas Real Estate
  • BNP Paribas Securities Services
  • Bpost bank
  • Cetelem
  • Demetris
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Sandra Wilikens, Chief Human Resources Officer at BNP Paribas Fortis: “As the bank will recruit 2,000 full-time equivalents over the next four years, I am very proud that BNP Paribas Fortis has been recognised for its human resources policy by an important and international medium for professionals like LinkedIn. Our bank pays particular attention to the support and growth of its employees. We know that digital platforms are becoming increasingly important in career development, so we are happy that this recognition will help attract new talent that can make a positive impact in our organisation.

More information and the full ranking can be found in this LinkedIn article:

More information about BNP Paribas in Belgium can be found here:

BNP Paribas Fortis ( offers the Belgian market a comprehensive range of financial services for private individuals, the self-employed, professionals, companies and public organisations. In the insurance sector, BNP Paribas Fortis works closely, as a tied agent, with Belgian market leader AG Insurance. At international level, the Bank also provides high-net-worth individuals, large corporations and public and financial institutions with customised solutions, for which it is able to draw on the know-how and international network of the BNP Paribas Group.

BNP Paribas ( is the European Unions leading bank and key player in international banking. It operates in 68 countries and has more than 193,000 employees, including nearly 148,000 in Europe. The Group has key positions in its three main fields of activity: Retail Banking for the Group’s retail-banking networks and several specialised businesses including BNP Paribas Personal Finance and Arval ; Investment & Protection Services for savings, investment and protection solutions ; and Corporate & Institutional Banking, focused on corporate and institutional clients. Based on its strong diversified and integrated model, the Group helps all its clients (individuals, community associations, entrepreneurs, SMEs, corporates and institutional clients) to realise their projects through solutions spanning financing, investment, savings and protection insurance. In Europe, BNP Paribas has four domestic markets: Belgium, France, Italy and Luxembourg. The Group is rolling out its integrated retail-banking model across several Mediterranean countries, Turkey, Eastern Europe as well as via a large network in the western part of the United States. As a key player in international banking, the Group has leading platforms and business lines in Europe, a strong presence in the Americas as well as a solid and fast-growing business in Asia-Pacific. BNP Paribas has implemented a Corporate Social Responsibility approach in all its activities, enabling it to contribute to the construction of a sustainable future, while ensuring the Group's performance and stability.

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