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Centro’s Focus on Growth and Well-Being of Employees Drives Its Expansion and Profitability
CHICAGO, IL – Sept. 24, 2014 – Centro (centro.net), a provider of unified, enterprise-class software for digital advertising, today announced it has been named the No. 8 Best Medium-Size Company to Work For, according to FORTUNE. FORTUNE’s annual list is compiled from a national survey conducted by consulting firm Great Place to Work. Centro secured its placement because of the overwhelmingly positive response from employees about the company’s values, benefits and focus. Employees gave Centro a nearly perfect score according to ratings around atmosphere, rewards, leadership and other categories.
Now with more than 560 employees in North America, and nearly 200 of the team members added in the past year, Centro has steadily balanced rapid growth with a strong corporate culture. Illustrating Centro’s perseverance in maintaining values and culture, the company continues to receive accolades for its workplace in 2014. It was named by Crain’s Chicago as the No. 1 Best Place to Work for the fourthyear in a row and also received Built In Chicago’s award for Best Company Culture for the second year in a row. Furthermore, Centro has a 4.6 rating (out of 5) on career community site Glassdoor. Opportunities for software developers, sales and more at Centro can be found here.
“Employee happiness is the beacon by which we are guided. It is the most important priority in our business,” said Shawn Riegsecker, CEO of Centro. “The Centro corporate culture has played a key role in our growth. It helps us attract and retain top talent and is a key reason why our employees are engaged and driven, and why they stay on this amazing journey with us.”
Centro continues to alleviate the problems and inefficiencies plaguing people in the digital advertising industry. Centro’s unified software platform simplifies and streamlines the entire digital media buying lifecycle from start to finish across all channels and devices.
Centro (centro.net) provides unified, enterprise-class software to simplify digital media operations. Our media management platform streamlines and scales ad buys across all channels, accessing both guaranteed and biddable inventory, to achieve any campaign objective. Our holistic approach gives marketers a single system of record to fulfill their research, planning, buying, optimization, reporting and reconciliation needs. Since 2001, Centro has successfully planned and executed more than 100,000 national and local campaigns across all digital display platforms and ad format types. Headquartered in Chicago with 33 offices in North America, Centro’s success and commitment to culture has led to many accolades, including #1 on Crain’s Best Places to Work in Chicago in 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014, and #8 on Fortune’s Best Medium-Size Workplace in 2014.
About Great Place to Work
Great Place to Work® is a global consulting and management training firm specializing in workplace excellence and development of high-trust organizational cultures. Its proprietary research tool, the Trust Index© Employee Survey is taken by over 10 million employees in 45 countries annually. Leading companies worldwide apply its Model® to increase the levels of trust across their organizations and drive business results. Annually, Great Place to Work® produces the annual FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For® list and the Great Place to Work® Best Small and Medium Workplaces list. Follow Great Place to Work® online at www.greatplacetowork.com and on Twitter at @GPTW_US.