March 28, 2006 09:00 ET

ADP Honors Client Successes at Annual User Conference

Hyatt Hotels, Ann Taylor, Enterprise Rent-a-Car Among 14 Companies Recognized as Exceptional Partners in 2005

ROSELAND, NJ -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 28, 2006 -- ADP® National Account Services (NYSE: ADP), part of ADP's Employer Services Division, a leading provider of outsourced payroll, benefits and HR services, today announced its annual client award winners at ADP's Meeting of the Minds Conference 2006.

This year 14 ADP clients received awards in the following categories: Strategic Excellence, Solution Innovation, Most Valued Partner (MVP) and ADP Advocate of the Year. The Meeting of the Minds Conference, held this week, hosted more than 900 ADP National Account Services clients, which have 1,000 or more employees.

"The annual conference celebrates the relationships we have built with our clients and creates an opportunity to share best practices, which have resulted in strong ROI through our outsourcing partnerships," said Regina Lee, President, ADP National Account Services. "The awards program enables us to honor our clients for their continued support, collaboration and ongoing contributions to ADP's payroll HR and benefits solutions."

ADP Strategic Excellence Award Winners

Hyatt Hotels was among the companies recognized for Strategic Excellence by ADP. This award is given to clients that have successfully integrated ADP products and services into their core initiatives to improve efficiencies, and conserve resources, money or time. There are 215 Hyatt-branded hotels and resorts in 43 countries worldwide, with an additional 30 Hyatt hotels and resorts under development.

The additional winners of the ADP Strategic Excellence Award were:

--  JT3 - provider of engineering and technical support for aerospace and
    military customers
--  ResCare - provider of training, counseling and therapy programs for
    people with disabilities
--  North Fork Bank - one of the largest banks in the country
--  Turner Corporation - one of the world's leading general building and
    construction management firms and one of the largest U.S. commercial

Solution Innovation Award Winners

Enterprise Rent-a-Car, the largest rental car company in North America, was named a Solution Innovation award winner. This award is presented to clients that have demonstrated an outstanding commitment and contribution to the future direction of ADP services, products and functionality. Over the past five years, Enterprise Rent-a-Car's invaluable feedback has led to 12 ADP product enhancements, which have increased user flexibility and satisfaction.

"Our partnership with ADP is a true reflection of successful collaboration, resulting in increased efficiencies," said Ken Stein, Assistant Controller/Assistant Vice President, Enterprise Rent-a-Car. "ADP has turned a typical business arrangement into a successful partnership between two dedicated parties with a common goal -- to lower costs and improve service levels."

WorleyParsons, a top designer and builder of modular facilities for refineries, also received ADP's Solution Innovation Award.

MVP Award Winners

ADP's annual MVP Award recognizes particularly strong ADP client relationships. It celebrates companies that have demonstrated either long-term product loyalty or commitment to the brand across multiple solutions.

The following ADP Clients received the MVP Award for 2005:

--  Caterpillar - the world's leading manufacturer of earthmoving
    machinery and a leading supplier of industrial gas and power generation
--  B. Braun - supplier of innovative health care products and programs
    for hospital patients and clinicians
--  YUM! Brands - one of the largest fast food franchisers in the world,
    with the following flagship brands: KFC, Pizza Hut, Taco Bell, A&W, and
    Long John Silvers
--  Freightliner - the leading manufacturer of heavy-duty trucks in the
    United States

ADP Advocate Award Winners

The final award category, ADP Advocate, is presented to clients who have participated in numerous programs in support of ADP National Account Services, and have helped ADP to raise awareness of the quality of its products and services. This year, Ann Taylor -- a national retailer of upscale women's clothing and Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems -- a leading provider of air brake control systems and truck safety products -- received this award.

About ADP

Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NYSE: ADP), with $8.5 billion in revenues and approximately 590,000 clients worldwide, is one of the largest providers of a broad range of premier, mission-critical, cost-effective transaction processing and information-based business solutions. ADP Employer Services (ES), a division of ADP, Inc., offers the widest range of HR, payroll and benefit administration solutions from a single source, to meet the extensive business needs of employers worldwide. Built with more than 50-years of industry experience, ADP ES' cost-effective, easy-to-use solutions provide superior value to companies of all sizes. More than 536,000 companies rely on ADP ES for unparalleled service and compliance expertise, allowing them to focus on other core activities. For more information about ADP ES 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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