ROCHESTER, NY, Jul 25, 2018 – Great Place to Work and PEOPLE have recognized Wegmans as one of PEOPLEs 50 Companies That Care. Wegmans took the #11 spot.
Colleen Wegman, president & CEO of the family-owned supermarket chain, pointed to the important role employees play in achieving this recognition: When we care about each other, help our customers and give back to the communities where we operate, everything else seems to fall into place.
Rankings represent feedback from over 4.5 million US employees. PEOPLE partnered with Great Place to Work, a global people analytics and consulting firm, to analyze employees survey feedback on how their workplaces make a difference in their lives and communities, and to consider the generosity of each organization's benefits, philanthropic and community support.
The list will be featured in the August 6 issue of PEOPLE, which hits newsstands on Friday, July 27.
About Wegmans Food Markets, Inc.
Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. is a 97-store supermarket chain with stores in New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Virginia, Maryland, and Massachusetts. The family-owned company, recognized as an industry leader and innovator, celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2016. Wegmans has been named one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For by FORTUNE magazine for 21 consecutive years, ranking #2 in 2018.
About Great Place to Work
Great Place to Work is a global people analytics and consulting firm that helps companies produce better business results by focusing on workplace culture. Powered by more than 30 years of research, Emprising, its SaaS-enabled survey and analytics platform, gives companies access to the assessments, data, and reporting needed to build a high-trust, high-performance culture.
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