Amerigroup Receives Diversity Honor

Company Joins List of Magazine's Top 40

Jul 24, 2012, 16:05 ET from Amerigroup Corporation

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., July 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Amerigroup Corporation (NYSE: AGP) has been named as one of the 40 Best Companies for Diversity by Black Enterprise Magazine.

"At Amerigroup, we focus on creating a culture of diversity and inclusion for all of our employees," said Amerigroup Executive Vice President of Human Resources, Linda Whitley-Taylor. "This reward reflects the amazing work being done at all levels of our organization to advance our overall efforts in ensuring we remain an employer of choice nationwide."    

Black Enterprise sent surveys to the top 1,000 publicly traded companies as well as the 100 leading global companies with strong U.S. operations. The survey focused on activities related to the participation of African Americans and members of other ethnic minority groups and covered four categories: employee base, senior management, board of directors and supplier diversity.

Amerigroup was noted as having strength in diversity representation in employee base and senior management categories.

Click here to read the article featuring Amerigroup in the July issue of Black Enterprise.

About Amerigroup Corporation Amerigroup, a Fortune 500 company, coordinates services for individuals in publicly funded health care programs. Currently serving more than 2.7 million members in 13 states nationwide, Amerigroup expects to expand operations to Kansas as a result of previously awarded state contract. Amerigroup is dedicated to offering real solutions that improve health care access and quality for its members, while proactively working to reduce the overall cost of care to taxpayers. Amerigroup accepts all eligible people regardless of age, sex, race or disability. For more information, please visit


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