MADISON, N.J., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Realogy Holdings Corp. (NYSE: RLGY), a global leader in real estate franchising and provider of real estate brokerage, relocation and settlement services, announced that it was named a 2020 Women on Boards Winning "W" Company for the third consecutive year. Winning "W" Companies is the 2020 campaign's designation for companies that have 20% or more of their board seats held by women.
2020 Women on Boards recognized 491 companies from the FORTUNE 1000 as Winning "W" companies in 2013. In addition, Realogy was among 256 companies named to this year's Honor Roll for being on the "W" list for 3 consecutive years.
"We are proud of this recognition of our corporate governance practices and specifically for our commitment to gender diversity on our Board of Directors," said Richard A. Smith, Realogy's chairman, chief executive officer and president. "This national award builds on our similar recent recognition from the Executive Women of New Jersey."
Since becoming a publicly traded company in October 2012, Realogy has assembled an eight-member Board of Directors, three of whom are women, and six of whom are independent directors for purposes of the listing standards of the New York Stock Exchange.
2020 Women on Boards is a national education and advocacy campaign committed to increase the percentage of women on U.S. corporate boards to 20% or greater by 2020. The campaign was launched in December 2010, and is supported by thousands of volunteers and supporters across the U.S. and the world.
About Realogy Holdings Corp. Realogy Holdings Corp. (NYSE: RLGY) is a global leader in residential real estate franchising with company-owned residential real estate brokerage operations doing business under its franchise systems as well as relocation and title services. Realogy's brands and business units include Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate, CENTURY 21®, Coldwell Banker®, Coldwell Banker Commercial®, The Corcoran Group®, ERA®, Sotheby's International Realty®, NRT LLC, Cartus and Title Resource Group. Collectively, Realogy's franchise system members operate approximately 13,700 offices with 247,800 independent sales associates doing business in 103 countries around the world. Realogy is headquartered in Madison, N.J.