Chrysler Group Named Among "The Best Companies For Diversity" For 2012

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., June 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --

  • Company selected by readers of Diversity/Careers in Engineering & Information Technology magazine
  • Readers' choice survey identifies employers of technical professionals "doing the best work promoting diversity, and supporting minorities and women, work/life balance and supplier diversity"
  • Selected companies to be featured in the June/July issue of the magazine
  • This is the second consecutive year Chrysler Group has earned this recognition

The readers of Diversity/Careers in Engineering & Information Technology magazine have named Chrysler Group to the magazine's "Best Companies For Diversity" list for 2012. This annual reader survey identifies employers of technical professionals in the U.S. the magazine's readers believe "are doing the best work promoting diversity and supporting women and minorities, work/life balance and supplier diversity." This marked the second consecutive year Chrysler Group has earned this recognition.

The readers' choices were based on their perceptions, formed by their own experiences, their conversations with others and what they'd read about potential employers. Readers were asked to affirm the status of employers that have been recognized as Best Diversity Companies in previous reader surveys conducted by the magazine, and were given the opportunity to include new employers "whose diversity initiatives were particularly striking."

The readers who took part in the survey were diverse, college-educated technical professionals and students that included women, African Americans, Hispanics, Native Americans, Asian Americans, veterans, and people with disabilities.

"Our success in building a diverse and inclusive work culture is being recognized by a wide range of technical professionals and students who consider Chrysler Group an excellent career destination today and in the future," said Nancy A. Rae, Senior Vice President – Human Resources, Chrysler Group LLC. "We are passionate about continuing the transformation of our Company into a vibrant, competitive, diverse, inclusive and innovative global auto maker."

Diversity/Careers will publish the "Best Companies" list in its June/July issue.

"The Best Companies For Diversity Readers Survey indicates how well companies are getting their diversity messages across," said Roberta Renard, Publisher, Diversity/Careers in Engineering & Information Technology magazine. "Chrysler Group can be very proud that Diversity/Careers readers recognize the Company's efforts to support diversity and communicate its vision, values and accomplishments with a diverse community comprised of technical professionals and students."

About Chrysler Group's Leadership Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
In 2011 and 2012, the editors of DiversityInc magazine named Chrysler Group to the magazine's list of "Top 50 Companies for Diversity." This coveted annual benchmark is comprised of companies the magazine's editors believe are diversity-management leaders. 

Chrysler Group was named one of the "100 Best Companies for Working Mothers" by Working Mother magazine 12 times, and has been recognized six times by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation as one of the country's leading corporations supporting diversity and inclusion. Chrysler Group also has been named to HispanicBusiness magazine's annual Diversity Elite 60 list for implementing strategies to reach more Hispanic customers and to pursue more business with minority- and Hispanic-owned suppliers.

Over the years, a long line of Chrysler Group employees have received important professional recognition from various diversity organizations, including Black Engineer of the Year, Women of Color, HENAAC Great Minds in STEM and others, reflecting the Company's strong commitment to developing its diverse workforce.

About Diversity Careers in Engineering & Information Technology magazine
Today, Diversity/Careers and its companion website, www.diversitycareers.com, serve engineering and IT professionals who are women, African Americans, Hispanics, Asian Americans, Native Americans, people with disabilities and members of other diversity groups. Readers turn to Diversity/Careers for information on a marquee list of corporations, government agencies and NGOs seeking to recruit seasoned professionals and recent college graduates. Diversity/Careers publishes six bi-monthly professional issues and two semi-annual minority college issues a year.

About Chrysler Group LLC
Chrysler Group LLC, formed in 2009 to establish a global strategic alliance with Fiat S.p.A., produces Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, Ram, Mopar, SRT and Fiat vehicles and products. With the resources, technology and worldwide distribution network required to compete on a global scale, the alliance builds on Chrysler Group's culture of innovation, first established by Walter P. Chrysler in 1925, and Fiat's complementary technology that dates back to its founding in 1899.

Headquartered in Auburn Hills, Mich., Chrysler Group's product lineup features some of the world's most recognizable vehicles, including the Chrysler 300 and Town & Country, Jeep Wrangler, all-new Dodge Dart, Ram 1500, Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 and Fiat 500. Fiat contributes world-class technology, platforms and powertrains for small- and medium-size cars, allowing Chrysler Group to offer an expanded product line including environmentally friendly vehicles.

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Careers: www.chryslercareers.com 

SOURCE Chrysler Group LLC



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