Grupo Argos and its companies Cementos Argos and Celsia, are consolidated among the most attractive companies to work in Colombia

30 June 2020
  • Grupo Argos ranked first among the business conglomerates in the country with the greatest ability to attract and retain talent, published this Tuesday by the talent chapter of the Corporate Reputation Business Monitor, Merco.
  • Cementos Argos and Celsia, companies of the Argos Business Group, continued to consolidate their presence in this indicator, occupying positions 9 and 24 respectively and ranking among the main leaders of their sectors in the country. Odinsa, the Grupo Argos’s concessions company, ranked fifth in the group of infrastructure companies.


Grupo Argos was consolidated as one of the most attractive places to work in Colombia, after the publication of the Merco Talent ranking, which measures the ability to attract and retain talent from organizations and which Grupo Argos entered for the first time, occupying position 68, while its cement and energy companies ranked 9 and 24 respectively.

“This result reflects the efforts of Argos Business Group to build a corporate culture that values ​​talent as the organization’s most important asset. We are convinced of the importance of professional development within a framework of diversity and inclusion and in offering conditions that contribute to improving the quality of life of our 14,000 employees.”

Jorge Mario Velásquez

President of Grupo Argos


Merco Talent is one of the rankings used globally to measure the ability of companies to attract and retain talent. This study was designed to understand the way companies are being valued from three dimensions: job quality, employer brand and internal reputation.