WWT’s CEO Jim Kavanaugh Receives a 2020 Great Place to Work® For All Leadership Award
Honor recognizes Kavanaugh’s leadership in living WWT’s values and fostering trust, respect and teamwork among employees, customers and other stakeholders
ST. LOUIS – March 4, 2020 – Great Place to Work recognized Jim Kavanaugh, chief executive officer and co-founder of World Wide Technology, at its 3rd annual Great Place to Work® For All™ Leadership Awards on March 3.
Kavanaugh was honored as a top For All Leader among companies on Fortune’s annual list of the 100 Best Companies to Work For, the 100 Best Workplaces for Women, the 100 Best Workplaces for Diversity, and the 150 Best Small and Medium Companies to Work For. His honor comes just after WWT was named one of the FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For for the ninth consecutive year.
The accolade recognizes Kavanaugh’s role for driving WWT’s financial success while maintaining commitment to the company’s core values.
“At WWT, our employees are our greatest asset, and ensuring their well-being and success at every level has been my focus since the start of WWT,” said Kavanaugh. “I am honored to be selected by Great Place to Work for this prestigious recognition, which is a reflection of our culture and the continued dedication of our employees.”
Michael C. Bush, CEO of Great Place to Work, said of the honorees, “We are honored to celebrate your shining examples of For All Leaders—the individuals who are adept at cultivating genuine human connections, solving multi-dimensional problems, and enabling every employee to bring their unique selves to work.”
Kavanaugh is one of 60 leaders recognized by Great Place to Work for their contributions to their company’s and ensuring adherence to values in service to customers, employees and stakeholders. The complete list of honorees is available here.
About World Wide Technology
World Wide Technology (WWT) is a technology solution provider with more than $11 billion in annual revenue that provides digital strategy, innovative technology and supply chain solutions to large public and private organizations around the globe. While most companies talk about delivering business and technology outcomes, WWT does it. Based in St. Louis, WWT employs more than 6,000 people and operates approximately 4 million square feet of warehousing and integration space in more than 20 facilities throughout the world.
For more information about World Wide Technology, visit www.wwt.com.
About the Great Place to Work For All Summit
The Great Place to Work For All Summit assembles executive leaders from Best Workplaces, including Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For, Great Place to Work-Certified organizations, and companies embarking on their workplace journey. Its mission is to share best practices for creating and championing high-trust cultures that are better for business, better for people, and better for the world.
About Great Place to Work
Great Place to Work® is the global authority on workplace culture. Since 1992, it has surveyed more than 100 million employees around the world and used its deep insights to define what makes a great workplace: trust. Great Place to Work helps organizations quantify their culture and produce better business results by creating a high-trust work experience for all employees. Emprising®, its culture management platform, empowers leaders with the surveys, real-time reporting, and insights they need to make data-driven people decisions. Great Place to Work’s unparalleled benchmark data is used to recognize Great Place to Work-Certified™ companies and the Best Workplaces™ in the U.S. and more than 60 countries, including the 100 Best Companies to Work For® and World’s Best list published annually by Fortune. Everything it does is driven by the mission to build a better world by helping every organization become a Great Place to Work For All™.
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