NII Holdings Ranked 19th For Best Places To Work In Latin America
NII's Nextel Subsidiaries Chosen as One of the Best Places to Work in the
Region by the Great Place to Work® Institute
RESTON, Va., May 30, 2013
RESTON, Va., May 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --NII HoldingsInc., (NASDAQ: NIHD), a
differentiated provider of mobile communication services operating under the
Nextel brand inLatin America, announced today it has been named one of the
best places to work among multinationals inLatin Americaby theGreat
Placeto Work® Institute (GPTW) for the second consecutive year. Thelist of
the top 25 multinational companies, based on 11 national Best Workplaces
studies inLatin America, was announcedMay 29, 2013 inRiviera Maya, Mexico.
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"We strive to be the best we can for our employees and our customers and are
honored to be included as a top place to work in Latin America for the second
consecutive year," said Steve Shindler, chief executive officer of NII
Holdings. "We greatly value this recognition from Great Place to Work as it
displays the commitment and dedication of our employees to our company and
reflects their pride in delivering innovative, differentiated and high quality
products and services to our customers."
NII Holdingsranked 19th in the survey this year. The survey includes
multinationals that have been recognized in at least three national lists
within Latin America in the past year, have at least 1,000 employees globally,
and have 40 percent of its global workforce working outside the home country.
This study is the largest of workplace practice studies of its kind. To
prepare this global rankingGreat Placeto Work® assessed the local results of
employee satisfaction surveys and the results of audits analyzing the
companies' human resources policies and practices among other sources.
This isNII Holdings' second appearance on the Top 25 Best Places to Work
among Multinationals inLatin America. This recognition confirms the company's
already strong reputation for implementing leading workplace practices
inLatin America. The company has also been named a top place to work in
Argentina, Brazil, Chile, MexicoandPeruin 2011 by theGreat Placeto Work®
Institute and several other premier workplace organizations and media outlets.
"At NII and across our Nextel markets, we strive to create an environment in
which our employees feel free to mold the culture, speak their minds, embrace
diversity and encourage collaboration," said Gokul Hemmady, chief operating
officer of NII Holdings. "This honor goes to our Nextel employees, who all
contribute to the culture that makes NII Holdings and our Latin American
operations great places to work."
About NII Holdings, Inc.
NII Holdings, Inc., a publicly held company based in Reston, Va., is a
provider of differentiated mobile communication services for businesses and
high value consumers in Latin America. NII, operating under the Nextel brand
in Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Peru and Chile, offers fully integrated wireless
communications tools with digital cellular voice services, data services,
wireless Internet access and Nextel Direct Connect^® and International Direct
Connect^SM, a digital two-way radio. NII is a Fortune 500 and Barron's 500
company, and has also been named one of the best places to work among
multinationals in Latin America by the Great Place to Work^® Institute. The
company trades on the NASDAQ market under the symbol NIHD. Visit the company's
website at www.nii.com.
Nextel, the Nextel logo and Nextel Direct Connect and International Direct
Connect are trademarks and/or service marks of Nextel Communications, Inc.,
and are used by NII's subsidiaries under license in Latin America.
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