Avis Budget Group Named One of America's Top Corporations for Women's Business
PARSIPPANY, N.J., April 8, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Avis Budget Group, Inc.
(Nasdaq:CAR) has again been named as one of America's Top Corporations for
Women's Business Enterprises by the Women's Business Enterprise National
Council (WBENC). This national award recognizes corporations for world-class
programs that create level playing fields for women's business enterprises to
compete for corporate contracts. This is the 13^th consecutive year that the
Company has been recognized by WBENC for supplier excellence.
"We embrace diversity in all aspects of our business and are proud of our
commitment to promote opportunities for women-owned, minority-owned and small
businesses," said Ronald L. Nelson, chairman and chief executive officer, Avis
Budget Group. "This continues to be a great honor for us and we thank WBENC
sincerely for the recognition."
Avis Budget Group was one of 32 U.S. companies named to the annual Top
Corporations listing for 2012.
"Avis Budget Group is deeply committed to strategic business development
programs that cultivate competition and achieve measurable results," said
Pamela Prince-Eason, president and chief executive officer of WBENC. "We
commend Avis Budget Group for its efforts and for being named one of America's
Founded in 1997, the Women's Business Enterprise National Council is the
leading advocate for, and authority on, Women's Business Enterprises as
suppliers and vendors to the nation's corporations. For more information,
About Avis Budget Group
Avis Budget Group, Inc. is a leading global provider of vehicle rental
services, both through its Avis and Budget brands, which have more than 10,000
rental locations in approximately 175 countries around the world, and through
its Zipcar brand, which is the world's leading car sharing network, with more
than 775,000 members. 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.More
information is available at www.avisbudgetgroup.com.
CONTACT: Alice Pereira
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