SOMERSET, N.J., Feb. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- inVentiv Commercial Services, a division of inVentiv Health, Inc. (Nasdaq: VTIV) was ranked #17 by Training Magazine in its annual list of the 125 top training companies. This is the fourth year in a row that inVentiv has been in the Top 125 and the second year it has been in the top 20.
According to Training Magazine, each company on its list has been measured on qualitative and quantitative data. An outside research and statistical data company, under the guidance of Training Magazine, appropriately scores companies on certain criteria such as size of the organization, number of training executives, employee turnover and retention, leadership, certification and much more data culled from additional data obtained by companies. Editors of the magazine subjectively review each application and assemble the list.
Along with inVentiv, some of the other companies topping this year's list included PricewaterhouseCoopers, Verizon, Deloitte Touche, General Mills, Microsoft and Aetna.
Pete Marchesini, Chief Learning Officer at inVentiv Health said, "We are delighted to once again be ranked among the top 20 training companies in the nation. This recognition directly reflects our deep commitment to developing our employees and our customers' teams. Our business is based upon great talent, and having a strong focus on training is essential to attracting, developing and retaining employees who excel in their jobs."
"It is a great honor to be recognized by Training Magazine and included with several of the world's leading companies," said Terry Herring, inVentiv Commercial President and CEO. "It's a thrill to know that our training practices and tools are considered among the best in the business world."
Training Magazine provides in-depth information about training management and HR issues including leadership and succession planning, recruitment and retention, learning theory and aligning core competencies. The 2008 Top 125 list is published in their February 2008 issue.
About inVentiv Health
inVentiv Health, Inc. (Nasdaq: VTIV) is an insights-driven global healthcare leader that provides dynamic solutions to deliver customer and patient success. inVentiv delivers its customized clinical, sales, marketing and communications solutions through its four core business segments: inVentiv Clinical, inVentiv Communications, inVentiv Commercial, and inVentiv Patient Outcomes. inVentiv Health's client roster is comprised of more than 275 leading pharmaceutical, biotech, life sciences and healthcare payor companies, including all top 20 global pharmaceutical manufacturers. For more information, visit http://www.inventivhealth.com.
This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks that may cause inVentiv Health's performance to differ materially. Such risks include, without limitation: changes in trends in the pharmaceutical industry or in pharmaceutical outsourcing; our ability to compete successfully with other services in the market; our ability to maintain large client contracts or to enter into new contracts; uncertainties related to future incentive payments; and, our ability to operate successfully in new lines of business. Readers of this press release are referred to documents filed from time to time by inVentiv Health Inc. with the Securities and Exchange Commission for further discussion of these and other factors.
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