Flextronics Wins Stevie® Award for Human Resources Department of the Year

July 7, 2011

SINGAPORE, July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --

Flextronics (NASDAQ: FLEX) announced today that its Americas Human Resources (HR) team has been recognized as the Human Resources Department of the Year and recipient of the 2011 Stevie® Award for this category. The award was presented to Flextronics during the 9th Annual American Business Awards gala held at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City.


The American Business Awards are the United States' premier business awards program and the Stevie® Award was specifically created to honor and generate public recognition of the achievements and positive contributions of organizations and business people worldwide. Stevie Awards® were presented in over 40 categories including Best Overall Company of the Year, Executive of the Year, and Best New Product of the Year. More than 2,800 entries from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted for consideration.

The final judging committee of more than 200 executives across the country selected Flextronics Americas HR as the winner due to its exemplary efforts in the following areas:

  • Expanding the Lean concept to various HR "back-office" functions to reduce costs, enhance efficiency and improve productivity.
  • Making a difference in the community via FlexCares, a corporate social and environmental responsibility (CSER) initiative.
  • Implementing Workday HR Information System that empowers all managers and employees to execute basic HR tasks via a unified "self-service" system.
  • Establishing an HR Shared Services Center to electronically house employee records and provide transactional services for the staffing, global mobility, total rewards, training, compliance, and payroll functions.


"We are honored to receive the Stevie® Award and we thank the judging committee for recognizing our team's commitment to excellence that helps make Flextronics a leader in our industry. We work very hard to continuously improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the HR services we provide and we are all very proud to have received recognition for these efforts," said Jeff Minyard, vice president of Human Resources, Flextronics Americas. "I would also like to thank our HR employees for upholding our company's values by continuously making improvements to help create a successful company that is recognized as an employer and partner of choice."

About Flextronics

Headquartered in Singapore (Singapore Reg. No. 199002645H), Flextronics is a leading Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) provider focused on delivering complete design, engineering and manufacturing services to automotive, computing, consumer, industrial, infrastructure, medical, clean tech and mobile OEMs. Flextronics helps customers design, build, ship, and service electronics products through a network of facilities in 30 countries on four continents. This global presence provides design and engineering solutions that are combined with core electronics manufacturing and logistics services, and vertically integrated with components technologies, to optimize customer operations by lowering costs and reducing time to market. For more information, please visit www.flextronics.com.

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