Marriott Vacations Worldwide Recognized by the 2014 Aon Hewitt Best Employers Program
ORLANDO, Fla. – October 28, 2014 – Today, Marriott Vacations Worldwide (NYSE: VAC) announces it has been recognized by Aon Hewitt, the global talent, retirement and health solutions business of Aon plc (NYSE: AON), through the Aon Hewitt Best Employers program. With its newly launched global methodology, the Aon Hewitt Best Employers global program measures and acknowledges employer excellence worldwide. Marriott Vacations Worldwide has been recognized by the Aon Hewitt Best Employers program in the countries of France, Spain, Thailand, The United Arab Emirates and The United States.
“We are extremely honored to be named a best employer by the 2014 Aon Hewitt Best Employers program, which helps demonstrate our continuing commitment to being an employer of choice,” said Stephen P. Weisz, president and chief executive officer of Marriott Vacations Worldwide. “One of our core values is putting our associates first. We recognize our associates are a source of greatness so having our associates provide feedback for this award is a testament of our company culture.”
The Aon Hewitt Best Employers program compares organizations to identify those that strive to create a competitive advantage through their people and become employers of choice. The program recognizes organizations with employees who speak positively about the company and intend to stay with them; are treated as valued assets; are aligned to company goals and are rewarded for contributions; and are proud to say they are part of the company for which they work.
Marriott Vacations Worldwide’s culture is distinctive, and the source of the company’s success. Marriott Vacations Worldwide is a global family and the company’s beliefs and behaviors resoundingly prove this. Marriott Vacations Worldwide celebrates the values that have been the key contributors to the company’s legendary success, such as "take care of your associates," "spirit to serve" and the commitment to business integrity. Marriott Vacations Worldwide is home to approximately 10,000 associates worldwide. The company focuses on providing unforgettable vacation experiences to approximately 420,000 Marriott Vacation Club, The Ritz-Carlton Destination Club and Grand Residences by Marriott Owners and Members around the globe.
About Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corporation
Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corporation is a leading global pure-play vacation ownership company. In late 2011, Marriott Vacations Worldwide was established as an independent, public company focusing primarily on vacation ownership experiences. Since entering the industry in 1984 as part of Marriott International, Inc., the company earned its position as a leader and innovator in vacation ownership products. The company preserves high standards of excellence in serving its customers, investors and associates while maintaining a long-term relationship with Marriott International. Marriott Vacations Worldwide offers a diverse portfolio of quality products, programs and management expertise with 59 resorts and approximately 420,000 Owners and Members. Its brands include: Marriott Vacation Club, The Ritz-Carlton Destination Club and Grand Residences by Marriott. For more information, please visit www.marriottvacationsworldwide.com.
About Aon Hewitt Best Employers global program
The Aon Hewitt Best Employer global program measures and recognizes leading employers worldwide. It is based on more than 15 years of experience in Best Employers Studies across the world, backed with more than 20 years of experience in employee research and a global employee engagement database. It focuses on the measures that lead to sustainable business results: Engagement, Leadership, Performance Culture, and Employer Brand and uses the most objective measure possible: employee opinion.
About Aon Hewitt
Aon Hewitt empowers organizations and individuals to secure a better future through innovative talent, retirement and health solutions. We advise, design and execute a wide range of solutions that enable clients to cultivate talent to drive organizational and personal performance and growth, navigate retirement risk while providing new levels of financial security, and redefine health solutions for greater choice, affordability and wellness. Aon Hewitt is the global leader in human resource solutions, with over 30,000 professionals in 90 countries serving more than 20,000 clients worldwide. For more information on Aon Hewitt, please visit www.aonhewitt.com.
Aon plc (NYSE:AON) is the leading global provider of risk management, insurance and reinsurance brokerage, and human resources solutions and outsourcing services. Through its more than 66,000 colleagues worldwide, Aon unites to empower results for clients in over 120 countries via innovative and effective risk and people solutions and through industry-leading global resources and technical expertise. Aon has been named repeatedly as the world’s best broker, best insurance intermediary, best reinsurance intermediary, best captives manager, and best employee benefits consulting firm by multiple industry sources. Visit aon.com for more information on Aon and aon.com/manchesterunited to learn about Aon’s global partnership with Manchester United.