BUFFALO, NY--(Marketwire - Mar 8, 2013) - Ingram Micro Inc. (NYSE: IM), the world's largest technology distributor and a global leader in IT supply-chain and logistics solutions, today announced its Buffalo, N.Y. campus was named one of the "Best Places to Work" by Buffalo Business First, a leading business newspaper serving the region. The prestigious honor was presented to Ingram Micro during the newspaper's ninth annual Best Places to Work 2013 luncheon earlier this week.
The 2013 winners were selected by Quantum Workplace of Kansas using an employee engagement survey that measures how a company rates as a great place to work across multiple categories including job satisfaction, corporate culture and professional development. More than seventy-five percent of Ingram Micro's Buffalo-based associates participated in the voluntary survey.
Established in 1982, Ingram Micro's Buffalo campus is considered the informal headquarters for the distributor's U.S. sales force and customer support teams. In 2012, the Ingram Micro Buffalo campus engaged with thousands of technology vendors and resellers to help them grow their business, and invested more than 22,000 hours in training to develop and advance associate skills and abilities. Additionally Ingram Micro's Buffalo-based associates raised more than $350,000 in 2012 for organizations such as Kids Escaping Drugs, Ronald McDonald House and Roswell Park Cancer Institute.
"This is a rewarding win and honor that belongs to all of our team members here in Buffalo, as well as to all Ingram Micro associates around the world," says Susan O'Sullivan, executive director of Ingram Micro's Commercial VAR business and champion for the Buffalo campus. "The Ingram Micro corporate culture -- especially here in Buffalo -- is filled with a contagious energy and relentless drive for achieving excellence and getting business done. We're thrilled to be recognized by our associates and Buffalo Business First with this prestigious honor."
The "Best Places to Work" honorees will be showcased in Business First on March 8. Past winners include Western Division Federal Credit Union, The Hamister Group, Summit Educational Resources, Universal Healthcare and Catholic Health.
About Ingram Micro Inc.
Ingram Micro is the world's largest wholesale technology distributor and a global leader in IT supply-chain, mobile device lifecycle services and logistics solutions. As a vital link in the technology value chain, Ingram Micro creates sales and profitability opportunities for vendors and resellers through unique marketing programs, outsourced logistics and mobile solutions, technical support, financial services and product aggregation and distribution. The company is the only global broad-based IT distributor, serving approximately 160 countries on six continents with the world's most comprehensive portfolio of IT products and services. Visit www.ingrammicro.com.