CIBC Mellon named #1 for Employee Communication as Achievers celebrates 50 Most Engaged Workplaces™ in North America

Achievers named CIBC Mellon among the "Elite 8", with the highest score in the "Communication" category among the Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces in North America

TORONTO, Sept. 13, 2016 /CNW/ - CIBC Mellon's commitment to employee engagement has earned the company additional recognition among the Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces™ in North America. Achievers, an industry leader in employee recognition and rewards solutions, named CIBC Mellon among its "Elite 8" at the Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces™ Awards Gala. The Elite 8 distinction recognizes the eight companies that received the highest scores for each of the Eight Elements of Employee Engagement—criteria used to determine the Most Engaged Workplaces winners.  CIBC Mellon earned the highest score in the "Communication" category.

"Great people set CIBC Mellon apart. We know the importance of investing in employee engagement, and in creating an environment where smart and talented people can easily connect, learn and collaborate," said Sue Simone, Senior Vice President, Human Resources and Corporate Communications, CIBC Mellon. "We work to foster open, honest two-way communication, keep employees up to date across multiple forums, and push our leaders and employees to actively share and seek information they need.  We are proud and honoured to be recognized once again by Achievers for our great employee experience."

"An engaged workforce is one in which employees are fully involved in and enthusiastic about their work, inspire others and invest discretionary effort to ensure that their organization succeeds," said David Brennan, Achievers general manager. "The companies identified as the Elite 8 demonstrate a firm understanding of what it takes to foster a high level of workplace engagement and have the results to show for it. We are thrilled to congratulate these eight companies; for positively shaping their corporate culture, investing in the development of their teams, and recognizing employee accomplishments, they set the standard for what employee engagement should be."

2016 marks CIBC Mellon's fourth consecutive inclusion among the Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces competition.  Watch a short video showcasing the CIBC Mellon employee experience, learn more about our community efforts at, or explore current opportunities at  

About the Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces Awards and the Elite 8
The Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces Awards are designed to recognize and celebrate top employers in North America that display leadership and innovation in engaging their workplaces, as evaluated by judging panel of employee engagement academics, thought leaders and influencers. Among the 50 companies selected as winners, the judging panel selected eight companies that represent the best of the best, with regards to the Eight Elements of Employee Engagement.

The Elite 8 and all 50 Most Engaged Workplaces award winners were officially recognized during the annual awards gala that was held this year at the Steam Whistle Brewery in downtown Toronto. Additional information can be found at:

About Achievers
Achievers' Employee Recognition and Rewards solution provides companies with a robust foundation for their employee engagement initiatives that 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 millions of recognitions annually, the Achievers platform inspires employee loyalty, engagement and performance.  Achievers is a Blackhawk Network company and is headquartered in Toronto and San Francisco.

About CIBC Mellon
CIBC Mellon is a Canadian company exclusively focused on the investment servicing needs of Canadian institutional investors and international institutional investors into Canada. Founded in 1996, CIBC Mellon is 50-50 jointly owned by The Bank of New York Mellon (BNY Mellon) and Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC). CIBC Mellon's investment servicing solutions for institutions and corporations are provided in close collaboration with our parent companies, and include custody, multicurrency accounting, fund administration, exchange-traded fund services, recordkeeping, pension services, securities lending services, foreign exchange settlement and treasury services. As at June 30, 2016, CIBC Mellon had more than C$1.6 trillion of assets under administration on behalf of banks, pension funds, investment funds, corporations, governments, insurance companies, foreign insurance trusts, foundations and global financial institutions whose clients invest in Canada. CIBC Mellon is part of the BNY Mellon network, which as at June 30, 2016 had US$29.5 trillion in assets under custody and/or administration. CIBC Mellon is a licensed user of the CIBC trade-mark and certain BNY Mellon trade-marks, is the corporate brand of CIBC Mellon Global Securities Services Company and CIBC Mellon Trust Company, and may be used as a generic term to refer to either or both companies.  For more information, visit


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For further information: Brent Merriman, corporate communications, CIBC Mellon, 416-643-5065,


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