ADP Recognizes Client Excellence and Achievement at Annual Meeting of the Minds Conference

ADP Honors 15 Clients at 2011 User Conference Celebrating Best Practices In Outsourcing and Human Capital Management

ROSELAND, NJ – March 29, 2011 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – ADP ®, a leading provider of human resources, payroll and benefits administration services, today recognized 15 clients for their dedication to excellence in human capital management.  The awards were presented in Orlando, Fla., during ADP’s annual Meeting of the Minds conference, where more than 1,000 ADP clients from large organizations gathered to gain new insights from industry experts, peers and ADP subject matter experts.

“Each year, we look forward to honoring the tremendous accomplishments of our clients who continually drive innovation and demonstrate best practices in outsourcing and human capital management,” said Carlos Rodriguez, president of ADP National Account Services and Employer Services International.  “Our annual Meeting of the Minds conference provides the ideal forum to honor their drive and determination, while also providing a dynamic setting where our clients with over 1,000 employees can share best practices, access training, earn recertification credits and exchange winning strategies and ideas.”

Each year, several award winners are selected by a panel of industry judges, including independent analysts and ADP executives, to help ensure that organizations are objectively recognized for their industry best practices and achievements.

“Outsourcing success is found by combining key components, including clear objectives, company-wide support, strong vendor relationships, and measurable results,” said Lisa Rowan, Program Manager, HR and Talent Management Services for IDC and Meeting of the Minds awards judge.  “This year’s honorees have demonstrated clear best practices and innovation in outsourcing to enhance overall business performance.”

Award Winners Include:

ADP Strategic Excellence Award Winner: Raymour & Flanigan

The ADP Strategic Excellence Award recognizes companies that have successfully integrated ADP products and services into core strategic initiatives to improve efficiencies, and save resources, money and time.  This year’s award went to Raymour & Flanigan, headquartered in Liverpool, NY.

ADP Solution Innovation Award Winner: InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG)

The ADP Solution Innovation Award is presented to individuals or companies that have demonstrated a commitment to ADP user group activities while contributing to the future direction of ADP products, services and functionality.  This year’s award went to InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) of Denham, United Kingdom.

ADP Advocate Award Winner: Bank of the West

The ADP Advocate Award honors clients that have participated in numerous programs in support of ADP National Account Services, raising awareness of its products and services.  This year’s award went to Bank of the West of San Francisco, CA.

ADP Most Valued Partner (MVP) Award Winners

The ADP MVP Awards honor clients that have demonstrated a long-term product loyalty or commitment to ADP.  The following ADP clients were recipients of the MVP Award:

  • WebMD
  • American Cancer Society
  • Allegheny Technologies
  • ABQ Health Partners
  • Qualcomm Incorporated
  • TransUnion
  • Goodrich Corporation
  • Baylor Health Care System
  • AHMC Healthcare, Inc.
  • The MENTOR Network
  • IAC
  • Konica Minolta Business Solutions

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About ADP

Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (Nasdaq: ADP), with nearly $9 billion in revenues and about 550,000 clients, is one of the world’s largest providers of business outsourcing solutions. Leveraging over 60 years of experience, ADP offers a wide range of HR, payroll, tax and benefits administration solutions from a single source. ADP’s easy-to-use solutions for employers provide superior value to companies of all types and sizes. ADP is also a leading provider of integrated computing solutions to auto, truck, motorcycle, marine and recreational vehicle dealers throughout the world. For more information about ADP or to contact a local ADP sales office, reach us at 1 (800) 225-5237 or visit the company’s website at

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