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Nationwide Named to Fortune’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” List For Third Consecutive Year

March 09, 2017

Columbus, OH - For the third consecutive year, Fortune has named Nationwide to its’ “100 Best Companies to Work For” list. The annual survey is the national benchmark for rating companies that deliver high performance while creating an outstanding and supportive corporate culture.

“At the heart of our company are Nationwide’s values and our ability to work together to serve our members, communities and each other,” said Steve Rasmussen, CEO for Nationwide. “That’s why we could not be more proud to be named among Fortune’s “Best Companies to Work For.”

“Congratulations to the 2017 Best,” said Michael C. Bush, CEO of Great Place to Work. “Leading companies, like Nationwide, are at the forefront of developing the full potential of all their employees. They are working to build Great Places to Work for all, which is better for business, better for people and better for the world.”

Nationwide promotes a culture that provides meaningful and engaging career growth opportunities for over 34,000 associates across the country. The company continuously evolves its innovative talent development strategies, as well as comprehensive health, well-being and retirement benefits and resources to meet their individual needs. Nationwide offers associates broad opportunities to give support to one another as well as the communities where they live and work.

The recognition by Fortune follows other local and national honors Nationwide has received in the past year recognizing the company’s dedication to its members, its commitment to diversity, the breadth of career opportunities and the numerous programs and resources available to associates. This includes being recognized as one of Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies, by Gallup for five consecutive years with the Great Workplace Award, receiving a 100 percent rating on the Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index for 13 consecutive years and many other top workplace awards.

Fortune partners annually with Great Place to Work® to conduct a Trust Index Employee Survey© and a Culture Audit©. More than 250,000 employees at those companies were surveyed to identify the 100 Best Companies to Work For®. 

About Great Place To Work® 

Great Place to Work® is the global authority on building, sustaining and recognizing high-trust organizational cultures. The Great Place to Work® Trust Model is built on 25 years of research and data collected through our Trust Index© Employee Survey, which is taken by millions of employees annually worldwide.

Great Place to Work® provides executive coaching and culture consulting services to businesses, non-profits and government agencies in over 40 countries on six continents. In the United States, Great Place to Work® also produces the annual Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For® list and the Great Place to Work® Best Small & Medium Workplaces list. 

About Nationwide 

Nationwide, a Fortune 100 company based in Columbus, Ohio, is one of the largest and strongest diversified insurance and financial services organizations in the U.S. and is rated A+ by both A.M. Best and Standard & Poor’s. The company provides a full range of insurance and financial services, including auto, commercial, homeowners, farm and life insurance; public and private sector retirement plans, annuities and mutual funds; banking and mortgages; excess & surplus, specialty and surety; pet, motorcycle and boat insurance. For more information, visit www.nationwide.com.


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