Company Saluted for Leading the Way to Gender Balance of Corporate
TACOMA, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–TrueBlue (NYSE:TBI), one of America’s largest industrial staffing
companies and a global leader in recruitment process outsourcing, was
recognized at the Women’s Forum of New York’s 2017 Breakfast of
Corporate Champions for gender diversity in its boardroom.
The Corporate Champion award recognizes the Fortune 1000 and S&P 500
companies where women have a significant presence on the corporate board.
“Having a board that is inclusive and represents different backgrounds
means the important discussions we have better reflect the broad
diversity of our customers, employees and communities,” TrueBlue CEO
Steve Cooper said. “It ensures that we are seeing a wide variety of
perspectives when we make decisions, and we’re honored to be recognized
for our effort with a Corporate Champion award.”
“Having women constitute a third of our board puts TrueBlue among the
upper tier of companies working toward gender balance in the boardroom,”
said TrueBlue Director Bonnie Soodik, who was present to accept the
Corporate Champion award. “By highlighting companies such as TrueBlue
that have chosen to place women on their boards, the Women’s Forum of
New York is helping accelerate the growth of women directors at
America’s largest companies.”
The award was presented at the Breakfast for Corporate Champions on Nov.
14. The event featured a discussion by the country’s leading CEOs about
why women in the boardroom is a strategic business imperative and how to
make it happen.
TrueBlue (NYSE: TBI) is a leading provider of specialized workforce
solutions that help clients create growth, improve efficiency and
increase reliability. TrueBlue connected over 815,000 people with work
during 2016 in a wide variety of industries through its PeopleReady
segment offering industrial staffing services, PeopleManagement segment
offering onsite workforce management and PeopleScout segment offering
Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) and Managed Service Provider (MSP)
Stacey Burke, 253-208-9795