November 17, 2009 08:30 ET

ADP Executive Appointed to Catalyst Board of Advisors, Focusing on Expanding Opportunities for Women and Business

Appointment Affirms Dedication to ADP's Diversity Mission

ROSELAND, NJ--(Marketwire - November 17, 2009) -  ADP ®, a leading provider of HR, payroll and benefits administration services, announced today that Rita Mitjans, Senior Vice President, Corporate Marketing and Product Management, has been appointed to the Catalyst Board of Advisors. Founded in 1962, Catalyst is the leading non-profit organization working globally with business and the professions to build inclusive workplaces and advance women and business.

"Rita's addition to the Catalyst Board of Advisors affirms her longstanding commitment to increasing opportunities for women in business," said Gary Butler, ADP President and CEO. "Women's contributions at every level are critical in moving our global economy forward. By partnering with Catalyst, we want to underscore ADP's commitment to diversity and inclusion on a broader scale."

Diversity is a core organizational philosophy for ADP. The company believes that a myriad of perspectives from different genders, ethnic backgrounds and/or lifestyles is what helps the company deliver world-class service to its clients. ADP is determined to have a workforce that is reflective of the global market it serves. To ensure this happens, the company will continue to drive an open, inclusive environment that recognizes and rewards excellence. ADP believes that this philosophy of inclusion has and will continue to support the long-term growth objectives of the organization. 

For further information on ADP's diversity initiatives visit Diversity Mission | ADP.

About Catalyst

Founded in 1962, Catalyst is the leading nonprofit membership organization working globally with businesses and the professions to build inclusive workplaces and expand opportunities for women and business. With offices in the United States, Canada, and Europe, and more than 400 preeminent corporations as members, Catalyst is the trusted resource for research, information, and advice about women at work. Catalyst annually honors exemplary organizational initiatives that promote women's advancement with the Catalyst Award.

About ADP

Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADP), with nearly $9 billion in revenue and about 570,000 clients, is one of the world's largest providers of business outsourcing solutions. Leveraging 60 years of experience, ADP offers the widest range of HR, payroll, tax and benefits administration solutions from a single source. ADP's easy-to-use solutions for employers provide superior value to companies of all types and sizes. ADP is also a leading provider of integrated computing solutions to auto, truck, motorcycle, marine and recreational vehicle dealers throughout the world. For more information about ADP or to contact a local ADP sales office, reach us at 1.800.225.5237 or visit the company's Web site at

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