ST. LOUIS (April 20, 2012) – World Wide Technology, Inc. (WWT), a market-leading systems integrator that provides innovative technology and supply chain solutions, today announced it has been named a best place to work by the St. Louis Business Journal. After weeks of surveys and interviews, the St. Louis Business Journal unveiled its 2012 “Best Places to Work” winners last week at the Saint Louis Zoo. WWT received top honors in the large business category for the second consecutive year.
Finalists and winners of the St. Louis Business Journal’s 2012 “Best Places to Work” program were determined by an anonymous survey conducted by the market research group Quantum Workplace. The survey process started in March and was designed to gauge employee engagement, involvement and satisfaction.
“We are honored and humbled by this acknowledgement and want to thank our employees for their hard work, commitment and dedication,” said Ann Marr, vice president of human resources at World Wide Technology. “WWT aims to foster a positive work environment where our employees can harness their full potential. We provide the tools and training needed to succeed and have a culture that supports growth, encourages collaboration and recognizes and rewards success.”
WWT employs more than 1,700 highly trained employees with the majority of them residing in the St. Louis and St. Louis County areas. The company added over 300 jobs in 2011 and sees the opportunity for further workforce expansion in the months and years to come. WWT specializes in delivering and supporting advanced technology solutions in the areas of data center and virtualization, mobility and borderless networks, unified communications and collaboration, and security. The company also offers a complete array of configuration and integration services and a full suite of advanced logistics, inventory management and supply chain solutions.
About WWT (www.wwt.com)
World Wide Technology, Inc. (WWT) is a systems integrator that provides innovative technology and supply chain solutions to the commercial, government and telecom sectors. The company brings to market a powerful blend of knowledge, infrastructure and technology to help its customers manage the planning, procurement and deployment of IT products and solutions. Based in St. Louis, WWT works closely with industry leaders including Boeing (NYSE: BA); Dell (NASDAQ: DELL); Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO); EMC (NYSE: EMC); HP (NYSE: HPQ); AT&T Inc., (NYSE: ATT); VMware (NYSE: VMW); Citrix Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CTXS); NetApp, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTAP); Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) and the U.S. Air Force. WWT employs over 1,700 people and operates more than 2 million square-feet of warehousing, distribution and integration space in more than 20 facilities throughout the world. For more information on World Wide Technology, visit www.wwt.com.
Edward Levens (for WWT)