Avis Budget Group has been named to DiversityBusiness.com’s list of “America’s Top 50 Organizations for Multicultural Business Opportunities” for 2014.
In addition, three Avis executives have been awarded for excellence in several aspects of diversity, including Michael Tucker, executive vice president, general counsel and chief compliance officer, was a featured honoree in Profiles in Diversity Journal; Lynn Boccio, vice president of strategic business and diversity relations, was named “Corporate Executive of the Year” by the Bridges Awards; and Susan Pettit, senior procurement specialist, strategic business and diversity relations was recognized as a “2014 Diversity Change Leader” by Diversity Canada Magazine.
“Avis Budget Group is dedicated to being a best-in-class Customer Led, Service Driven organization, and that involves embracing diversity throughout the company so as to hire and retain the right talent, enhance our work environment, tap into new markets and better serve our customers,” said Ronald L. Nelson, Avis Budget Group chairman and chief executive officer.
Avis Budget’s supplier diversity programs promote opportunities for disadvantaged, minority, women-owned and small businesses, says the company. The programs continue to hold diversity as a high priority in recruiting and hiring.