Houston, Texas - May 24, 2018
CEMEX USA was recognized this month by the Houston Business Journal as one of the Healthiest Employers in the Houston area, ranking fifth among extra-large companies in the region.
CEMEX representatives received the recognition at HBJ’s awards breakfast in Houston on May 17. The Houston Business Journal named 31 companies to its Healthiest Employers List, dividing them into categories related to size. CEMEX USA was among the companies recognized in the extra-large category that featured businesses with more than 5,000 employees.
Companies were scored on their culture and leadership commitments, foundational components, strategic planning, as well as communications and marketing surrounding their healthcare initiatives. They were also scored on their programming and interventions along with reporting and analytics.
“At CEMEX, nothing is more important than keeping our employees healthy and safe, and it is at the source of everything we do,” said CEMEX USA President Ignacio Madridejos. “We are proud to be recognized among some of the leaders in Houston for our commitment to healthy practices, offering a wide variety of health and wellness programs that are beneficial for our people and their families.”
CEMEX offers customized online and phone health coaching, year-round activity challenges and chronic disease management, along with financial planning assistance for employees at no cost. Each year, CEMEX also holds an annual Health Week to promote healthy lifestyles. Employees get annual physical exams to learn key biometric health values, such as body mass index, blood pressure, cholesterol and glucose levels, then can receive coaching to improve those numbers.
CEMEX is a global building materials company that provides high quality products and reliable service to customers and communities in more than 50 countries throughout the world. Its U.S. network includes 11 cement plants, more than 50 strategically- located distribution terminals, 50 aggregate quarries and nearly 270 ready-mix concrete plants.