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The Awards of Happiness recognizes José Raúl González’s, CEO of Progreso, leadership

On January 26, 2023, José Raúl González CEO of Progreso, received the Awards of Happiness recognition, which honors professionals who understand and practice organizational happiness within their leadership.

This is the most important international recognition, honoring companies and professionals who maximize their results through organizational happiness. It has been awarded to companies such as Airbnb, Air France / KLM, Danone, Marriot, BBVA, UPS, among others.

Jose Raul expresses gratitude, «I receive it with great humility, gratitude and a great responsibility, above all I receive it on behalf of more than 5,000 Progreso leaders without who’s inspirational leadership I wouldn’t have even been considered, nor deserving of this recognition.»

A personalized test is used to measure happiness. It researches candidates in a detailed manner and verifies that their company works within the Organizational Happiness framework. The winning CEO must have the ability to establish effective communication to lead, motivate, and keep their work teams united. It also considers the disposition he has towards his team, in an honest and simple way. The work environment must be appropriate for communication to flourish, and his leadership demonstrated through his honesty and fairness.

In an interview with magazine, RRHH Digital, José Raúl mentions Progreso’s culture the main reference for his leadership activities: «We want it all: We want to achieve the goals but within the code of values, ethics and conduct», referring to the COVEC framework, that of the Leadership Agenda, and of course, to the Sustainability Strategy.

«The Awards of Happiness rewards courageous professionals,» states the official website, where you can download the organizational happiness analytics reports, which are used to verify each candidate’s nomination.

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