WASHINGTON, June 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Stephen M. Wing will join Corporate Voices for Working Families September 1 as President. His responsibilities will include managing the organization's day-to-day operations and implementing its long-term strategic plan to improve the lives of working families and the competitiveness of American business.
Currently Director of Workforce Initiatives for CVS Caremark, Wing brings to Corporate Voices extensive senior-level business management experience gained through a career spanning more than 35 years. At CVS Caremark, he partnered with government agencies, non-traditional employment organizations, educational institutions, faith-based organizations and corporate colleagues to provide opportunities for employment and training.
Wing has helped CVS Caremark to develop cutting-edge programs such as the Regional Learning Center, designed in partnership with One-Stop employment offices, and the Pathways to Pharmacy initiative, which introduces young people in inner city and rural schools to careers in pharmacy. He has also expanded the CVS Caremark Mature Worker program and has helped to grow the number of CVS employees over the age of 50 to nearly 20 percent of the company's workforce.
In making the announcement, Donna Klein, Executive Chair and Founder of Corporate Voices, said: "Steve Wing is passionate about issues involving working families and has an in-depth background and history of accomplishments in areas of workforce effectiveness, flexibility, mature workers and lower-wage workers."
CVS Caremark Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer Lisa Bisaccia praised Wing for his work at CVS Caremark: "Steve Wing has been an important part of the CVS Caremark team. His visionary approach to building workforce initiatives has led to educational and career opportunities for thousands of people, many of whom are now working for CVS Caremark. We congratulate Steve on this opportunity and look forward to working with him in his new role at Corporate Voices as we continue to fulfill our commitment to meeting the pressing need for jobs in so many of the communities we serve."
Klein added: "Steve is uniquely qualified to lead Corporate Voices and continue our growth as an organization, enhance our ability to influence public and corporate policy, and build on our many accomplishments."
Wing currently is a member of the Corporate Voices Board of Trustees. He also is serving on the President's Economic Recovery Advisory Board.
About Corporate Voices for Working Families
Corporate Voices for Working Families, headquartered in Washington, D.C., is the leading national business membership organization representing the private sector on public and corporate policy issues involving working families. A nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, we improve the lives of working families by developing and advancing innovative policies that reflect collaboration among the private sector, government and other stakeholders.
To create bipartisan support for issues affecting working families, we facilitate research in areas spotlighting the intersecting interests of business, community and families: workforce readiness, family economic stability, flexibility in the workplace, and work and family balance.
Collectively our 50 partner companies, with annual net revenues of more than $1 trillion, employ more than 4 million individuals throughout all 50 states.
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