Protección is positioned as one of the best companies for young professionals in Colombia

Protección is positioned as one of the best companies for young professionals in Colombia


  • The International firm FirstJob released the results of Employers for Youth 2023 (EFY) and awarded Protección the third position as the Best Company for young Colombian professionals.
  • The company receives recognition for its strengths in corporate culture, benefits, development opportunities, growth, and work-life balance.

Medellín, September 6, 2023. Protección, one of the leading Pension Fund Administrators (AFP) in Colombia, is proud to announce that it has been positioned as the third-best company in the country for young professionals, according to the Employers for Youth 2023 report.

Every year, the international firm FirstJob releases the results of Employers for Youth, a report that measures the perception of employees aged 18 to 35 about the organization they belong to. More than 100,000 young people and 1,000 companies from 16 countries have participated in the study. In its 2023 report, EFY awarded Protección the third place as the Best Company for young Colombian professionals. Additionally, Protección ranked #2 in the EFY Tech ranking, focused on companies with technology areas.

"We are proud to be one of the best companies for young Colombians, which not only reflects our responsibility to the country's talent but also our commitment to supporting our more than 500 employees under 35 years old, who represent 45% of our team, in achieving their goals. At Protección, we firmly believe that our human talent is the most valuable asset to fulfill our purpose and contribute to the construction of a better country. Undoubtedly, strengthening leadership that inspires and includes all generations, supporting our teams in their career dreams, and developing new work methodologies have led us to occupy this position, which makes us proud and at the same time challenges us to continue evolving in our industry," said Cristina Restrepo, Vice President of Human Talent.

Some of the highlights that contributed to this recognition as one of the best companies for young professional talent were the reputation and trust that we awaken in young talents, who see in Protección a decisive actor in nation-building and the use of agile methodologies, as well as innovation applied as part of the Protección culture.

About Protección:

 Protección S.A. is a company specialized in savings and investment, with 30 years of experience in managing resources totaling more than 130 trillion pesos from 8.3 million clients in Mandatory and Voluntary Pension Funds and Severance Funds, as well as more than 73,000 pensioners. The Company has transcended its category, energizing its business focus on managing assets destined for mandatory pensions and severance pay, to take it to the next level, which involves mobilizing and managing savings to be an ally of its stakeholders to accompany them in achieving their dreams and building their future.


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