Aquent Named Supplier of the Year by Greater New England Minority Supplier Development Council

  Aquent Named Supplier of the Year by Greater New England Minority Supplier
                             Development Council

Award Recognizes Certified Minority Owned Businesses with Robust Diversity

PR Newswire

BOSTON, April 30, 2013

BOSTON, April 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Aquent, the leading global staffing
organization dedicated to marketing, creative, and digital professionals, has
been named a supplier of the year by the Greater New England Minority Supplier
Development Council (GNEMSDC).

Aquent is a certified Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) with a Corporate
Plus® designation by the National Minority Supplier Development Council
(NMSDC). This elite status is given to minority enterprises that have a proven
ability to handle national contracts for major corporations. The company was
nominated by long-time client Pitney Bowes for having distinguished their
business by:

  oSuccessfully demonstrating growth in sales and employment while overcoming
    significant obstacles
  oConsistently providing high quality products and services at competitive
    prices, offering innovative approaches, and cost-saving ideas
  oMBE to MBE Purchases
  oSignificantly contributing to the growth and development of society in
    their community

"We sincerely thank Pitney Bowes for nominating us and the GNEMSDC for
recognizing us as a supplier of the year," said Ann Webster, president of
Aquent. "At Aquent, we believe a commitment to recruitment, employee, and
supplier diversity helps both us and our clients find new talent, work in
better ways, adapt to change, and stay competitive."

Melissa Eriksen, Pitney Bowes' Account Director at Aquent accepted the award
on behalf of Aquent CEO John Chuang, at the annual awards gala held on April
25th in Framingham, Massachusetts.

About Aquent
At its core, Aquent is about helping companies adapt to change, find new ways
to work, and stay competitive. Aquent offers a broad range of services,
including contract and contract-to-hire staffing to help global companies add
technical expertise to their marketing and creative departments, increase the
bandwidth of their in-house teams, and more. With a notable client list,
generous benefits and training opportunities, Aquent attracts and places
thousands of in-demand talent on assignment worldwide. To learn more about
Aquent's full range of services, please visit:

Contact Information:
Kelly Kane
SHIFT Communications
(617) 779-1866


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