U.S. Bank Surpasses Veteran Hiring Goal
Bank adds 1,114 veterans to its roster since Jan. 1, 2012
MINNEAPOLIS -- November 8, 2013
U.S. Bank has surpassed its goal of hiring 1,000 military veterans since
January 1, 2012, in time to mark the Veterans Day holiday. So far, U.S. Bank
has added 1,114 veterans to its roster since Jan. 1, 2012, and now employs
approximately 2,000 veterans nationwide.
“I am extremely proud of the success of our hiring program and of the efforts
of everyone who helped recruit veterans,” said Richard Davis, chairman,
president and chief executive officer of U.S. Bancorp, parent company of U.S.
Bank. “Every veteran we hire brings a strong work ethic and wealth of skills
to his or her job. U.S. Bank is a better company because of our veterans,
including employees who serve in the National Guard and Reserve. It’s an honor
to have them on board, and we thank them for their service to our country and
for protecting our freedom.”
U.S. Bank achieved its hiring goals through an aggressive campaign supported
by executive leadership and hiring managers across the company. In addition,
U.S. Bank has implemented several recruiting and training programs
specifically for veterans through its Proud to Serve program
(http://proudtoserve.usbank.com). In 2011, U.S. Bank launched a Military
Leader Development Program. In 2012, it enhanced its HR policies, including
offering newly hired veterans extra paid time off to participate in
re-integration activities or attend to service-related medical issues. U.S.
Bank’s industry leading military leave policies exceed state and federal
U.S. Bank has created a variety of financial education products specifically
for customers serving in the military and their families. In addition, U.S.
Bank continues to offer customers special support through the U.S. Bank
Military Service Center (1-800-934-9555), a dedicated customer service line
for military members and their families staffed with bankers familiar with the
Servicemembers Civil Relief Act.
U.S. Bank has been recognized for its hiring efforts and for being military
friendly. Accolades include being named a 2013 Secretary of Defense Employer
Support Freedom Award winner, and Military Times magazine naming the bank to
its “Best of Vets: Employers” list in 2013, the fourth year on the list. In
addition, G.I. Jobs magazine named U.S. Bank to its “Top 100-Military Friendly
Employers” list for 2012 and 2013, and U.S. Veterans Magazine named the bank
to its list of “Top 100 Veteran-Friendly Companies” in 2012 and 2013.
Minneapolis-basedU.S. Bancorp(NYSE:USB), with$361 billionin assets as
ofSeptember 30, 2013, is the parent company ofU.S. Bank, the 5th largest
commercial bank inthe United States. The Company operates 3,088 banking
offices in 25 states and 4,937 ATMs and provides a comprehensive line of
banking, brokerage, insurance, investment, mortgage, trust and payment
services products to consumers, businesses and institutions. VisitU.S.
Bancorpon the web at usbank.com.
(612) 303-0733, firstname.lastname@example.org
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