SAS No.1 best workplace in Switzerland for 2013

SAS Switzerland was ranked No.1 among the best workplaces in Switzerland for 2013, topping the rankings for Swiss companies with 49-249 employees. This list of Best Places to Work in Switzerland is compiled by Great Place to Work® Institute Switzerland. The benchmark is based on the total score derived from a survey completed by SAS Switzerland's employees, along with their open-ended comments about their organization. Also incorporated is the score from an in-depth review of the organization's culture, including an evaluation of HR policies and procedures.

In its initial year of participation, SAS Switzerland ranked fourth on the 2012 list of of Best Places to Work for in Switzerland.

"The 2013 ranking is an outstanding achievement – especially as we climbed from No. 4 to No. 1 in just two years – that can be credited to our employees," says Patric Märki, Managing Director SAS Switzerland. "It's a result generated by motivated people, a great spirit, fun and camaraderie. It is about the high performance culture, combined with high respect for each other and a helping attitude. It is SAS Switzerland's employees who made this excellent ranking happen and they deserve all the credit for this award."

The first place ranking for SAS demonstrates the local and regional commitment to SAS' internationally recognized, employee-centric culture – part of a worldwide strategy to retain and attract talent through company values.

"At SAS, we recognize that our highly skilled employees are key drivers of our success. Our ability to attract and keep creative employees directly contributes to SAS' success," said Susy Brunner, HR Manager at SAS Switzerland.

About SAS

SAS is the leader in business analytics software and services, and the largest independent vendor in the business intelligence market. Through innovative solutions, SAS helps customers at more than 70,000 sites improve performance and deliver value by making better decisions faster. Since 1976 SAS has been giving customers around the world THE POWER TO KNOW® .

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