ITASCA, Ill., March 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE: AJG) is pleased to announce that the company has been recognized by Forbes magazine as one of America's Best Employers in 2015. This is the inaugural year for America's Best Employers.
"We are delighted to be recognized by Forbes as a 2015 America's Best Employer. The Gallagher culture emphasizes teamwork, inclusiveness and mutual respect, and we strive to provide a supportive work environment that allows our employees to grow and succeed," said J. Patrick Gallagher, Jr., Chairman, President and CEO of Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. "This recognition, combined with the announcement earlier this month from the Ethisphere Institute that we were again recognized as a World's Most Ethical Company®, represents a powerful testimony to the strength of our global organization."
The magazine considered 1,100 U.S.-based employers with more than 2,500 domestic employees. Best Employers were selected across 25 industry sectors, including insurance, based on the results of an independent, anonymous survey of 20,000 employees who work for large companies. Respondents were consulted via online access panels, with questions focused on six categories: atmosphere at work and potential for development; image; working conditions; salary/wage; workplace; and diversity.
Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., an international insurance brokerage and risk management services firm, is headquartered in Itasca, Illinois, has operations in 30 countries and offers client service capabilities in more than 140 countries around the world through a network of correspondent brokers and consultants.
Contact: Linda J. Collins
Vice President - Corporate Communications
630.285.4009 or Linda_Collins@ajg.com
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