NEW YORK, N.Y., September 16, 2009 - - New York Life Insurance Company has been recognized as Employer of Choice by two prestigious publications.
- For the ninth year in a row, New York Life has been named one of the "50 Best Companies for Latinas to Work for in the U.S." by LATINAStyle magazine in their August issue; and
- For the third year in a row, New York Life has been named to Hispanic Business magazine's "Top 60 Diversity Elite" for 2009 in their September issue
"Being named an employer of choice for our dedication to diversity and inclusion by these prestigious magazines year after year illustrates our programs, tools and initiatives are making a difference for our employees of Hispanic background. It is especially gratifying to be acknowledged for our efforts during Hispanic Heritage Month where we recognize the contributions of Hispanic Americans to the U.S. and celebrate Hispanic tradition and culture," said Lance LaVergne, vice president and chief diversity officer, New York Life. "A diverse and inclusive culture helps align New York Life with our diverse customer base, promotes a respectful and productive working environment and encourages diversity of thinking. New York Life's commitment to this mission has led to our success in the selection of employees, agents and suppliers and continues to make New York Life a top employer of choice among job seekers."
LATINAStyle's August issue lists New York Life as one of the "50 Best Companies for Latinas to Work for in the U.S.," which is its annual survey of over 800 U.S. corporations, and serves as an important source of employment and career information for Hispanic women. LATINAStyle magazine has a national circulation of 150,000 and a readership of over 600,000.
In addition, the September issue of Hispanic Business lists New York Life as one of the "Top 60 Diversity Elite 2009, Best Companies Best Practices," which recognizes New York Life's commitment to Hispanic hiring, promotion, marketing, philanthropy and supplier diversity. Hispanic Business magazine has a circulation of 260,000 with 1.1 million readers monthly, plus 1.2 million monthly visits to their Website.
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 from all four of the major credit rating agencies. 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 institutional and retail mutual funds. Visit New York Life's Web site at www.newyorklife.com for more information.
*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.
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