Aquent Named Supplier of the Year by Greater New England Minority Supplier Development Council

Award Recognizes Certified Minority Owned Businesses with Robust Diversity Initiatives

Apr 30, 2013, 15:00 ET from Aquent

BOSTON, April 30, 2013  /PRNewswire/ -- Aquent, the leading global staffing organization dedicated to marketing, creative, and digital professionals, has been named a supplier of the year by the Greater New England Minority Supplier Development Council (GNEMSDC).

Aquent is a certified Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) with a Corporate Plus® designation by the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC). This elite status is given to minority enterprises that have a proven ability to handle national contracts for major corporations. The company was nominated by long-time client Pitney Bowes for having distinguished their business by:

  • Successfully demonstrating growth in sales and employment while overcoming significant obstacles
  • Consistently providing high quality products and services at competitive prices, offering innovative approaches, and cost-saving ideas
  • MBE to MBE Purchases
  • Significantly contributing to the growth and development of society in their community

"We sincerely thank Pitney Bowes for nominating us and the GNEMSDC for recognizing us as a supplier of the year," said Ann Webster, president of Aquent. "At Aquent, we believe a commitment to recruitment, employee, and supplier diversity helps both us and our clients find new talent, work in better ways, adapt to change, and stay competitive."

Melissa Eriksen, Pitney Bowes' Account Director at Aquent accepted the award on behalf of Aquent CEO John Chuang, at the annual awards gala held on April 25th in Framingham, Massachusetts.

About Aquent
At its core, Aquent is about helping companies adapt to change, find new ways to work, and stay competitive. Aquent offers a broad range of services, including contract and contract-to-hire staffing to help global companies add technical expertise to their marketing and creative departments, increase the bandwidth of their in-house teams, and more. With a notable client list, generous benefits and training opportunities, Aquent attracts and places thousands of in-demand talent on assignment worldwide. To learn more about Aquent's full range of services, please visit:

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