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April 14, 2016 12:23 ET

Retrofit Named a Great Place to Work®

Certification Recognizes Retrofit for Excellence in Employee Ratings

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - April 14, 2016) - Retrofit, a leading provider of weight-management and disease-prevention solutions, today announced it was certified as a great workplace by the independent analysts at Great Place to Work®. Retrofit earned this credential based on extensive ratings provided by its employees in anonymous surveys.

"We are proud to be named a Great Place to Work® for the second year in a row," said Mary Pigatti, CEO, Retrofit. "Employee happiness is my number one priority. This certification recognizes Retrofit for the culture of happiness we work so hard to create for our employees who are our greatest asset."

Retrofit is intentional about designing employee happiness, and all employees have a seat at the design table. Together, Retrofit employees create happy experiences as well as the anticipation and memories from these moments, which further contribute to happiness. Retrofit measures employee happiness through a weekly pulse survey and solicits ideas to further ensure employees are happy. Retrofit believes that if its employees are happy and living a life they love then its clients, customers and investors will be happy. 

Great Place to Work® survey results revealed that 98 percent of Retrofit employees said it is a great workplace. One hundred percent of employees were happy to tell others they worked at Retrofit. In addition, 100 percent noted that people care about each other and that management is honest and ethical in its business practices. The complete ratings can be found here.

"We applaud Retrofit for seeking certification and releasing its employees' feedback," said Kim Peters, Vice President of Great Place to Work's Recognition Program. "These ratings measure its capacity to earn its own employees' trust and create a great workplace -- critical metrics that anyone considering working for or doing business with Retrofit should take into account as an indicator of high performance."

Retrofit has been recognized for its culture of happiness through several workplace awards. The organization has been named one of the 20 Best Workplaces in Health Care by Great Place to Work® and Fortune, one of the 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work for nationally and in Chicago, one of the Best and Brightest Companies in Wellness® and as an Owler Hot in 2015 awardee, recognizing Retrofit as a trending company in its region.

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About Retrofit
Retrofit offers weight-management and disease-prevention solutions that help tackle obesity and related conditions to deliver proven outcomes and lasting results. Eighty-eight percent of Retrofit participants lose weight and 68 percent keep it off 18 months later. Retrofit clients also are two times happier than those on other weight-loss programs, according to a recent customer satisfaction survey. Retrofit contributes its success to five key factors: 1) a scientifically based program design; 2) highly credentialed experts who drive a personalized experience and true engagement; 3) a data-driven, high-tech/ high-touch approach; 4) the adaptability of the program to integrate or run discreetly within broader wellness ecosystems, and 5) "happiness delivered" with proven outcomes that transform lives.

About Great Place to Work®
Great Place to Work® is the global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures. Through proprietary assessment tools, advisory services, and certification programs, including Best Workplaces lists and workplace reviews, Great Place to Work® provides the benchmarks, framework, and expertise needed to create, sustain, and recognize outstanding workplace cultures. In the United States, Great Place to Work® produces the annual Fortune "100 Best Companies to Work For®" list and a series of Great Place to Work® Best Workplaces lists including lists for Millennials, Women, Diversity, Small and Medium Companies and over a half dozen different industry lists.

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