Universum Recognizes Lenovo as a Leading Global Employer for 2011
Named in Top 50 Companies To Work For in US and China
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC – June 27, 2011: Lenovo (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) today announced that Universum has recognized Lenovo as one of the world’s most attractive employers in its annual list of the Top 50 IT companies to work for in the U.S. and in business in China. The rankings from Universum, an employer branding company with headquarters in Sweden, are based on survey results from students at top academic institutions around the world.
“This survey illustrates that Lenovo continues to gain recognition as a great place to work, not only for its strong business performance, which continues to afford strong career opportunities for talented people, but equally because of our unique culture and focus on developing the world’s top talent,” said Rory Read, president and chief operating officer, Lenovo.
Universum bases its global talent attraction index upon the number of nominations by career seekers in 12 of the world’s largest economies for companies for which they would most like to work. The survey indicates the companies that are top-of-mind employers and that may have a competitive advantage in attracting new talent. Universum bases its global talent attraction index upon feedback from approximately 130,000 business and/or engineering career seekers worldwide.
“Lenovo has landed as a top employer in our survey for two consecutive years now,” said William Wu, vice president, Universum Asia. “To be ranked in several lists, at number 37 in the U.S. for IT, number 23 for engineer and 31 for business in China, is a significant accomplishment and indicative of the strong organizational culture Lenovo has built.”
Lenovo (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) is a $US21 billion personal technology company serving customers in more than 160 countries, and the world’s fourth-largest PC vendor. Dedicated to building exceptionally engineered PCs and mobile internet devices, Lenovo’s business is built on product innovation, a highly-efficient global supply chain and strong strategic execution. Formed by Lenovo Group’s acquisition of the former IBM Personal Computing Division, the company develops, manufactures and markets reliable, high-quality, secure and easy-to-use technology products and services. Its product lines include legendary Think-branded commercial PCs and Idea-branded consumer PCs, as well as servers, workstations, and a family of mobile internet devices, including tablets and smart phones. Lenovo has major research centers in Yamato, Japan; Beijing, Shanghai and Shenzhen, China; and Raleigh, North Carolina. For more information see www.lenovo.com.