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Titan Cement
Titan Cement CEO Dimitri Papalexopoulos
Headquarters: Athens
Revenue: $2.3 billion
Employees: 6,063
CEO: Dimitri Papalexopoulos

Most companies will say that they have a strong set of values. But at Titan, management makes an extra effort to live the mission. As a result, the company doesn't just develop its workforce through training, but uses a suite of growth opportunities.

For example, employees early in their careers go through what the company calls the "Career Pre-heater," a one-year program that features 432 hours of training on technological and leadership skills, as well as counseling on how professionals should behave.

"We have a very strongly articulated value system," says CEO Dimitri Papalexopoulos, "which we use as a basis for evaluating not only people but also the way we do business in our day to day operation."

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Last updated November 19 2009: 12:36 PM ET
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