Santa Clara, California (October 7, 2011) – Marvell (NASDAQ: MRVL), a worldwide leader in integrated silicon solutions, today announced that the Company has been recognized as one of the healthiest companies in the Bay Area. The Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal, in partnership with its sister paper, The San Francisco Business Times, ranked Marvell among the top ten companies with more than 2,000 employees, to receive a 2011 Healthiest Employers of the Bay Area award.
"Wellness at Marvell is more than just eating right and exercising. Marvell's Wellness Program takes into account the various physical and mental aspects that contribute to employees' overall wellbeing," said Reid Linney, vice president of Human Resources at Marvell Semiconductor, Inc. "We view wellness as the Company's ability to assist employees with resources for personal and family care, financial fitness and maintaining a work-life balance. By providing for employees in this way, we hope to promote a culture of wellness extending from the workplace to the home."
According to the Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal, companies ranked in this publication know that healthy employees are happy and productive employees. They understand that creating a culture where good health practices are encouraged and incentivized is an investment that pays off both in attraction and retention of a quality workforce. With this ranking of the healthiest employers in the Greater Bay Area, the Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal takes a snapshot of companies that invest time resources, training and dollars in creative policies and programs that promote wellness and healthy lifestyles.
Nearly 100 companies, representing 146,000 employees, nominated themselves for this award. Winners were selected by the Healthiest Employers LLC based on their scores from a comprehensive online survey.
Marvell accepted the award on Sept. 30, 2011, at a ceremony at the Hotel Sofitel in Redwood City, Calif.
Marvell (NASDAQ: MRVL) is a world leader in the development of storage, communications and consumer silicon solutions. Marvell's diverse product portfolio includes switching, transceiver, communications controller, wireless and storage solutions that power the entire communications infrastructure, including enterprise, metro, home and storage networking. As used in this release, the term "Marvell" refers to Marvell Technology Group Ltd. and its subsidiaries. For more information, visit Marvell.com.