New York, NY, March 29, 2017 – OppenheimerFunds, Inc., a leading global asset manager, announced today its place among the Best Workplaces in Financial Services & Insurance by Great Place to Work and Fortune. Results were based on surveys from more than 62,000 people working at leading financial firms. Employees at OppenheimerFunds and other winning organizations reported high levels of trust in their management, as well as camaraderie and pride in what they do.
“We’re delighted to once again be recognized by Great Place to Work and Fortune,” said Andy Doyle, Chief Human Resources Officer. “OppenheimerFunds is committed to building a rewarding and challenging workplace where our employees truly look forward to coming to work each day.”
“Colleagues say their leaders at the Best Workplaces are consistent in their ethics and take an earnest interest in their teams’ feedback when making decisions. This reflects the high level of integrity customers expect from a business entrusted with their money,” said Great Place to Work Executive Vice President Kim Peters.
Research from Great Place to Work has found that employees at the best workplaces held their employers in high regard for the ways they give back to the community and the level playing field they create for career advancement. The survey results indicate that these factors lead to stronger loyalty among co-workers, as well as more robust revenue growth compared to companies that didn’t make the list.
“Creating a positive work culture fosters innovation and an entrepreneurial spirit that empowers our employees to do their best work,” said Art Steinmetz, Chairman and CEO of OppenheimerFunds. “This approach enables our firm to be a strategic partner to our clients and active in our communities.”
In 2016, OppenheimerFunds was recognized by Great Place to Work® and Fortune as one of the country’s 100 Best Workplaces for Millennials, 50 Best Workplaces for Parents and 30 Best Workplaces to Retire From. The firm has an active network of Business Resource Groups (BRGs) which include a Women’s Network, Multicultural Network, PROUD Network (representing the LGBTQ community), Black Professionals Network, Military Network, Disabilities Network, Asian Professionals group and Latino Professionals group.
The firm’s philanthropic initiatives include its 10,000 Kids by 2020 program, which aims to introduce 10,000 students to math literacy programs over the next several years through non-profit partnerships and active employee volunteerism. The firm works closely with organizations including the National Museum of Math, the Boys & Girls Club, and Cross-Cultural Solutions, which provides impactful and sustainable service opportunities and skills based volunteer programs in locations around the world.
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