SAS Germany again among Best Places to Work
SAS earns high placement in the "Germany's Best Employers 2010"
HEIDELBERG (Feb. 25, 2010) – SAS, one of the world's largest software manufacturers, is again among this year's most popular employers in Germany, according to "Germany's Best Employer 2010." SAS placed 13th in the category of companies under 500 employees, up from 14th last year. The "Germany's Best Employer" competition is conducted annually by the Great Place to Work Institute, Germany, in cooperation with the New Quality of Work Initiative of the Federal Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs. SAS currently employs 450 in Germany and more than 11,000 worldwide, working in 400 offices and 52 countries. SAS had worldwide revenues of US$2.31 billion in 2009 and €108 million in Germany.
In the U.S., SAS has been one of the most popular employers for years. Most recently, the privately held software company headquartered in Cary, North Carolina, topped the FORTUNE magazine list of “100 Best Companies to Work For” in America. SAS offers its employees exceptional benefits and a corporate culture based on openness, fairness and enjoyment at work.
"SAS attaches great importance to ensuring that employees feel comfortable in the workplace," says Wolf Lichtenstein, SAS Germany Country Manager. "We are very pleased with our outstanding performance in this year's competition. Such excellent results in a challenging year – a sales increase of eight percent in Germany – can only be achieved at with employees who are one hundred percent motivated."
SAS is the leader in business analytics software and services, and the largest independent vendor in the business intelligence market. Through innovative solutions delivered within an integrated framework, SAS helps customers at more than 45,000 sites improve performance and deliver value by making better decisions faster. SAS Germany is headquartered in Heidelberg, with additional offices in Berlin, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Cologne and Munich. Since 1976 SAS has been giving customers around the world
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