Win Comes on Heels of New Local Market Approach
ATLANTA (BUSINESS WIRE), March 28, 2016 - For the sixth consecutive year, Sprint (NYSE: S) has been awarded a 2016 Top Workplaces honor by The Atlanta Journal Constitution. Sprint placed among the top 25 largest companies in the metro area, with at least 500 employees.
“Our employees are the DNA of our organization and they are what gives Sprint its competitive advantage,” said Brian S. Miller, Sprint Region President for Tennessee, Alabama and Georgia. “This award reflects the environment we strive to build every day for our employees, customers and business partners. With more than 2,500 companies in the Atlanta metro area nominated, we’re honored to be recognized yet another year, and proud that our employees feel Sprint is a great place to work.”
Atlanta is the Sprint headquarters for the South Region - one of four geographic areas - West, Central, Northeast and South – that the company recently announced as ONE Sprint. The South Region, led by Sprint Area President, Jaime Jones, is focused on bringing Sprint closer to its customers and providing them with a much better experience. Jones and the region presidents are responsible for sales strategy and execution, network oversight, customer service, marketing communications and general operations supporting the full portfolio of Sprint products and services from enterprise to consumer across the area. The South geographic area covers Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Central Texas, and Puerto Rico.
This annual award honors employers in metro Atlanta based on independent feedback provided by employees to measure job satisfaction and organizational health. Led by research firm WorkplaceDynamics, LLC, employers in the Atlanta metro area were invited to participate in the employee feedback survey. The field was narrowed to the Top 150 companies. Several aspects of workplace culture were measured, including Alignment, Execution, and Connection.
Sprint (NYSE: S) is a communications services company that creates more and better ways to connect its customers to the things they care about most. Sprint served more than 58.4 million connections as of Dec. 31, 2015, and is widely recognized for developing, engineering and deploying innovative technologies, including the first wireless 4G service from a national carrier in the United States; leading no-contract brands including Virgin Mobile USA, Boost Mobile, and Assurance Wireless; instant national and international push-to-talk capabilities; and a global Tier 1 Internet backbone. Sprint has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) North America for the past five years. You can learn more and visit Sprint at www.sprint.com or www.facebook.com/sprint and www.twitter.com/sprint.
Roni Singleton, 404-649-8354