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Culture of Trust Earns NetApp #3 Best Place to Work in the World

For the Fourth Consecutive Year, NetApp is Recognized by Its Employees Worldwide

Tom Georgens, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, NetApp
“NetApp has built a company where innovation and teamwork thrive. Our employees are passionate people who work as a team to make the biggest difference for our constituents—each other, our customers, communities, and shareholders. Not only are these hallmarks of a great place to work, but they are critical to our overall success. It’s an honor for our company to be recognized once again as a top workplace in the world.”

China Gorman, Chief Executive Officer, Great Place to Work
“This recognition is a testament to NetApp’s transparency with employees and continued dedication to fostering trust and camaraderie. Their inclusion on this list demonstrates the company's passion to continually improve the lives of their employees and consistently adapt in a fast-moving industry.”

News Summary
Today NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP) was named #3 on the prestigious “World’s Best Multinational Workplaces” list for the fourth consecutive year. NetApp joins a group of multinational corporations that were recognized by employees through the Trust Index© Survey and selected by Great Place to Work®. More than 2,800 multinational corporations participated in Great Place to Work’s global list evaluation processes. The “World’s Best Multinational Workplaces” are selected from a pool of 429 companies that appeared on national Best Workplaces Lists.*

[Reporter’s note: Watch today’s announcement by Great Place to Work.]

The NetApp culture is a competitive differentiator that enables the company to meet customers’ most challenging storage and data management needs, now and in the future. NetApp employees build lasting relationships based on honesty and integrity. They are united by a set of core values and are inspired to live them each day. This unity enables an environment of collaboration and innovation. The company teams openly with technology leaders to help our customers and communities achieve what matters most to them.

Company Culture Delivers Global Success
In addition to NetApp’s ranking on the “World’s Best Multinational Workplaces” list, in 2014 the company also ranked among the top-10 best workplaces in 10 different countries and territories:

  • #1 Greater China
  • #3 Germany
  • #4 Canada
  • #4 Japan
  • #4 Switzerland
  • #5 Austria 
  • #5 Europe
  • #8 Australia
  • #9 France
  • #9 Netherlands

Hear from NetApp executives as they talk about the soft skills of business in “Culture Matters: 7 Ways of Great Leaders.”

About the World’s Best Multinational Workplaces List
Great Place to Work’s annual World’s Best Multinational Workplaces List ranks the top 25 global companies to work for. Qualifying companies must have been selected for at least five national Great Place to Work® lists, have at least 5,000 employees worldwide and count at least 40 percent of their global workforce outside of the company’s home country.

About Great Place to Work®
Great Place to Work®, headquartered in San Francisco, is a global research, consulting and training firm that helps organizations identify, create and sustain great workplaces through the development of high-trust workplace cultures. Great Place to Work serves businesses, non-profit organizations and government agencies in 51 countries.

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*2014 World's Best Multinational Workplaces © 2014 Great Place to Work® Institute, Inc. All Rights Reserved.