PARSIPPANY, N.J., May 6, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Avis Budget Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:CAR) takes pride in emphasizing the value of diversity in all aspects of the Company's business. Avis Budget operates one of the nation's leading supplier diversity programs, which promotes opportunities for disadvantaged, minority, women-owned and small businesses, and continues to hold diversity as a high priority in recruiting and hiring. Recently, the Company and its executives were lauded for excellence in several aspects of diversity; these accolades include the following:
"Avis Budget Group is dedicated to being a best-in-class Customer Led, Service DrivenTM organization, and that involves embracing diversity throughout the Company so as to hire and retain the right talent, enhance our work environment, tap into new markets and better serve our customers," said Ronald L. Nelson, chairman and chief executive officer, Avis Budget Group. "I thank DiversityBusiness.com, Profiles in Diversity Journal, the Bridges Awards and Diversity Canada Magazine for recognizing the Company and my colleagues for our continued commitment to excellence."
About Avis Budget Group
Avis Budget Group, Inc. is a leading global provider of vehicle rental services, both through its Avis and Budget brands, which have more than 10,000 rental locations in approximately 175 countries around the world, and through its Zipcar brand, which is the world's leading car sharing network, with more than 860,000 members. Avis Budget Group operates most of its car rental offices in North America, Europe and Australia directly, and operates primarily through licensees in other parts of the world. Avis Budget Group has approximately 29,000 employees and is headquartered in Parsippany, N.J. More information is available at www.avisbudgetgroup.com.
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