ROSELAND, N.J., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ADP®, a leading global provider of Human Capital Management (HCM) solutions, announced that the company's President and CEO, Carlos Rodriguez, will be honored during New Jersey City University's (NJCU) American Dream Gala. Mr. Rodriguez will receive the Corporate Citizen Award this evening at the Great Hall on Ellis Island.
The Corporate Citizen Award recognizes individuals and organizations that demonstrate a commitment to diversity, inclusion and giving back to their communities. As a measure of the success of the company's diversity mission, ADP was recently named to DiversityInc's 2014 "Top 50 Companies for Diversity" list for the fifth consecutive year. The company was also named to Working Mother's 2014 list of Top 25 Companies for Multicultural Women and received top honors from the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index.
"Diversity is mission-critical for ADP because we believe a diverse workforce provides the best talent for us and our clients," said Mr. Rodriguez. "Receiving this award from NJCU is a testament to our company's commitment to cultivating an inclusive culture that reflects the markets we serve."
Based on his experience as someone whose family immigrated to the U.S. when he was a child, Mr. Rodriguez is a strong supporter of higher education and has a deep appreciation for enhancing diversity in the workforce. He chairs ADP's executive diversity council and has championed the goal of an inclusive workforce.
Mr. Rodriguez will share center stage with two other visionary leaders: former Congressman Frank J. Guarini who will receive the NJCU Leadership Award for Lifetime Public Service; and Chirag Patel, '89, president and co-founder of Amneal Pharmaceuticals, who will be honored as the NJCU Alumnus of Distinction. The purpose of the American Dream Gala is to raise scholarship money for students planning to attend NJCU, a four-year state university with a student population of more than 8,400 undergraduate and graduate students. Eighty-five percent of the full-time undergraduates at NJCU receive some kind of need-based financial aid.
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