Avis Budget Group Honored as One of the Top 100 Companies for U.S. Veterans
G.I. Jobs and U.S. Veterans Magazine Salute Company's Military Recruitment
PARSIPPANY, N.J., Nov. 12, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Avis Budget Group, Inc.
(Nasdaq:CAR) has been recognized as one of America's top employers for U.S.
veterans. The Company's achievements in recruiting and employing veterans were
recently featured in G.I. Jobs Top 100 Military Friendly Employers list for
2013 and U.S. Veterans Magazine's list of Top 100 Companies Recruiting
"As a company committed to accelerating growth, it is important that we
recruit and retain the 'best of the best,'" said Ronald L. Nelson, Avis Budget
Group chairman and chief executive officer. "We recognize and value the unique
strengths that are representative of America's military veterans and have a
long-standing history of recruiting and employing our nation's heroes. We are
proud to be named among the country's top companies for our continuous
Avis Budget Group's commitment to assisting current and former military
personnel includes the following initiatives:
*Avis Budget Group is enlisted in the 100,000 Jobs Mission, a coalition
comprised of major corporations that have jointly committed to hiring
100,000 transitioning service members and military veterans by 2020. As
part of its promise, Avis Budget Group aggressively recruits veterans via
job fairs, military bases and online initiatives.
*Avis Budget Group has a dedicated recruitment website for veterans and
transitioning service members. Visit www.avisbudgetgroup-veterans.jobs for
*As the official rental car company of the Wounded Warrior Project (WWP),
Budget Car Rental provides transportation assistance as well as support
for fundraising to further WWP's mission. For example, the Company
recently raised over $30,000 for WWP from its first world headquarters
golf tournament. WWP is a nonprofit, non-partisan, organization dedicated
to raising awareness of severely injured servicemen and servicewomen and
providing much needed assistance to these veterans and their families.
About Avis Budget Group
Avis Budget Group, Inc. is a leading global provider of vehicle rental
services through its Avis and Budget brands, with 10,000 rental locations in
approximately 175 countries around the world. Avis Budget Group operates most
of its car rental offices in North America, Europe and Australia directly, and
operates primarily through licensees in other parts of the world. Avis Budget
Group has approximately 29,000 employees and is headquartered in Parsippany,
N.J. For more information, visit www.avisbudgetgroup.com.
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