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Ryan Named One of the 2016 Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces in North America

Press Release Jul 20, 2016

Dallas, TexasRyan, a global tax firm, has been recognized as one of the 2016 Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces in North America for the second consecutive year. This award program is sponsored by Achievers, an industry leader in employee recognition solutions, and honors the top companies in North America that demonstrate innovative ways to engage and reward employees for outstanding performance.

“Rewarding and recognizing employee performance as a way to build an engaged workplace is a smart business strategy that delivers higher levels of talent retention, as well as improved client service and results,” said G. Brint Ryan, Chairman and CEO of Ryan. “It’s an honor to have our business strategy validated through this designation as one of the most engaged workplaces in the U.S. and Canada.”

The Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces winners were evaluated based on the Eight Elements of Employee Engagement: Communication, Leadership, Culture, Rewards and Recognition, Professional and Personal Growth, Accountability and Performance, Vision and Values, and Corporate Social Responsibility. The panel of judges included various academics and thought leaders on employee engagement and included representation from organizations such as the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), HR Technology Conference, and HRO Today.

“Engaging employees and promoting positive workplace culture are now top priorities for business leaders in North America, and the elite companies on this list are already ahead of their peers and seeing positive effects from their programs,” said David Brennan, Achievers General Manager. “This award validates these companies’ commitments to creating a people-first focus and recognizes how having an engaged workplace has positive impacts across the business. Our sincere congratulations to all of the 2016 winners!” 

For more information on the Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces in North America award visit

About Achievers
Achievers industry-leading Employee Recognition and Rewards solution provides companies with a robust foundation for their employee engagement initiatives, which enables both social and rewards-based recognition. Designed for today’s workplace, Achievers’ innovative SaaS platform can increase employee engagement and drive business success. It empowers employees to recognize and reward each other in real time and aligns employees with company values and goals. Delivering almost six million recognitions annually, the Achievers platform inspires employee loyalty, engagement, and performance in 150 countries. Achievers is a Blackhawk Network company and is headquartered in Toronto and San Francisco. Please visit for more information.

About Ryan

Ryan, an award-winning global tax services and software provider, is the largest Firm in the world dedicated exclusively to business taxes. With global headquarters in Dallas, Texas, the Firm provides an integrated suite of federal, state, local, and international tax services on a multijurisdictional basis, including tax recovery, consulting, advocacy, compliance, and technology services. Ryan is an 11-time recipient of the International Service Excellence Award from the Customer Service Institute of America (CSIA) for its commitment to world-class client service. Empowered by the dynamic myRyan work environment, which is widely recognized as the most innovative in the tax services industry, Ryan’s multidisciplinary team of more than 4,800 professionals and associates serves over 30,000 clients in more than 80 countries, including many of the world’s most prominent Global 5000 companies. More information about Ryan can be found at


Melodie Elliott
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