FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., Oct. 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Daimler Financial Services, which operates as Mercedes-Benz Financial Services in the United States, has been ranked fifth among the 25 World's Best Multinational Workplaces, according to the Great Place to Work® Institute. The ranking is based on a survey of the company's close to 10,000 employees, as well as the company's human resources and leadership programs.
"Our foundation to having a great place to work is built upon a commitment to our Core Values, which are lived every day by the outstanding men and women of our company," said Peter Zieringer, President and CEO of Mercedes-Benz Financial Services USA and Head of the Daimler Financial Services Americas Region. "We work collaboratively with our employees to create an inclusive environment that embraces diverse perspectives. Ranking fifth among the world's best employers is a recognition of our collective success."
More than 4,100 companies and 7 million employees participated in the Great Place to Work survey. In 2014, Daimler Financial Services ranked number 19 on the list of World's Best Multinational Workplaces. To qualify for the global list, a company must be one of the top employers in at least five countries and have at least 5,000 employees. In addition, at least 40 percent of its employees must work outside the company's home country.
"Engaged and motivated employees are the foundation of our success," said Klaus Entenmann, Chairman of the Board of Management of Daimler Financial Services. "At Daimler Financial Services, we empower, trust and respect our employees, as well as enhance diversity and equality of opportunity. That is our recipe for a positive corporate culture and we invest in it every day."
In the United States, Mercedes-Benz Financial Services employs more than 1,200 people and serves as the headquarters for the Americas Region, which also includes Canada, Mexico, Argentina and Brazil. It has been recognized by the Great Place to Work Institute as one of the Best Workplaces for Millennials in 2015 and 2016, and Best Workplaces for Women in 2016. It was also rated among the 30 Best Employers in Financial and Insurance Services in 2015 and 2016.
About Daimler Financial Services
Daimler Financial Services supports sales of Daimler's vehicles by offering financing, leasing and insurance contracts, fleet management, banking services and innovative mobility services. Headquartered in Stuttgart, Germany, the company does business in 40 countries and has an employee base of approximately 8,800 people worldwide. By the end of 2015, over 3.7 million cars and commercial vehicles worth almost 117 billion euro were recorded in the company's accounts. Daimler Financial Services is a pioneer in mobility services with its brands car2go, mytaxi and moovel.
About Mercedes-Benz Financial Services USA LLC
Mercedes-Benz Financial Services USA LLC, headquartered in Farmington Hills, Michigan, with Business Center Operations in Fort Worth, Texas, provides brand-specific financial products and services for Mercedes-Benz and smart automotive dealers and their retail customers. In the U.S. trucking industry, it conducts business as Daimler Truck Financial and provides flexible financial products and services for Daimler Trucks North America commercial vehicles branded Freightliner, Western Star, Thomas Built Bus and Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America, Inc. Mercedes-Benz Financial Services USA LLC serves as the headquarters for operations in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Argentina and Brazil, and has approximately 1,800 employees throughout the Americas. It is a company of the Daimler Financial Services Group. For more information, please visit www.mbfs.com/corp or facebook.com/mymbfs. For more information about Daimler Truck Financial, log onto www.daimler-truckfinancial.com.
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