LATINA Style Magazine and HispanicBusiness.com Name New York Life to Their Top Employer Lists
Designations Highlight Company’s Commitment to Hispanic Employees and Professionals
NEW YORK, N.Y., October 3, 2013—New York Life was recognized as one of the “50 Best Companies for Latinas to Work for in the U.S.” by LATINA Style magazine in their July/August issue and a “Best Companies for Diversity” by HispanicBusiness.com in September. The company was also recognized on LATINO magazine’s “LATINO 100,” the first annual listing of those companies providing the most opportunities for Latinos.
“It gives me great pleasure to announce that we have once again been recognized for our diversity and inclusion practices by these prestigious publications during Hispanic Heritage Month, when we recognize and celebrate the contributions of Hispanic and Latino Americans,” said Joanne Rodgers, vice president and chief diversity officer, New York Life. “Diversity and inclusion is a business imperative that leads to employee engagement and satisfaction. We embrace the differences and unique perspectives of our employees, which help the company better respond to the needs of the communities we serve.”
New York Life has been named to LATINA Style’s “50 Best Companies for Latinas to Work for in the U.S.” for the thirteenth consecutive year. The annual survey is an important source of employment and career information for Hispanic women. LATINA Style magazine has a national circulation of 150,000 and a readership of nearly 600,000.
In addition, HispanicBusiness.com, the nation’s leading online source of information for and about Hispanic professionals, recognized New York Life as one of their &dquo;Diversity Best Companies” for the seventh year in a row for meeting or exceeding the following criteria: board and leadership; marketing and community outreach; recruitment; retention and promotion; and supplier diversity. The site has approximately 1.5 million monthly visitors.
New York Life Insurance Company, a Fortune 100 company founded in 1845, is the largest mutual life insurance company in the United States* and one of the largest life insurers in the world. New York Life has the highest possible financial strength ratings currently awarded to any life insurer from all four of the major credit rating agencies: A.M. Best (A++), Fitch (AAA), Moody’s Investors Service (Aaa), Standard & Poor’s & (AA+).** Headquartered in New York City, New York Life’s family of companies offers life insurance, retirement income, investments and long-term care insurance. New York Life Investments*** provides institutional asset management and retirement plan services. Other New York Life affiliates provide an array of securities products and services, as well as retail mutual funds. Please visit New York Life’s website at www.newyorklife.com for more information.
* Based on revenue as reported by “Fortune 500 ranked within Industries, Insurance: Life, Health (Mutual),” Fortune magazine, May 20, 2013. See http://money.cnn.com/magazines/fortune/fortune500/2013/faq/?iid=F500_sp_method%20 for methodology.
**Individual independent rating agency commentary as of 8/1/13.
***New York Life Investments is a service mark used by New York Life Investment Management Holdings LLC and its subsidiary, New York Life Investment Management LLC.