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Harland Clarke Diversity Council Named One of Top 25 in the U.S.

Friday, April 29, 2011

Diversity Council of Leading Provider to the Financial Services Industry Reaps Top 25 Recognition for Second Consecutive Year



SAN ANTONIO, TX – (APRIL 28, 2011) – The Association of Diversity Councils recently named the Harland Clarke Diversity Council one of the top 25 in the U.S. for 2011. The annual award recognizes organizational diversity processes that demonstrate results in their workforce, workplace and marketplace.
 
“This award represents the passion and commitment of the Harland Clarke Diversity Council members in engaging our nearly 4,500 employees in understanding and embracing the value and power of diversity and inclusion,” said Stacy Franklin, vice president, Diversity, Inclusion and Workforce Performance.
 
Harland Clarke was selected because of its achievements in aligning the company's diversity management principles with its business objectives, expanding relationships to attract more diverse employee applicants and suppliers, and implementing learning communities to enhance employee engagement.
 
“Our Diversity Council is essential in helping to integrate effective diversity management practices throughout the multiple areas of our business and geographical locations,” said Harland Clarke President and Chief Operating Officer Dan Singleton. “The result is an inclusive environment in which Harland Clarke’s employees, clients and partners all benefit from the unique experiences and perspectives that are contributed.”

“For two years now, the Harland Clarke Diversity Council has been recognized as one of the Top 25 diversity councils in the nation, leaping nine places in the rankings this year,” says Janice E. Bowman, practice leader of the Association of Diversity Councils. “It continues to perform exceptional work that deserves to be nationally recognized.” In 2011, the Harland Clarke Diversity Council was ranked sixth of the Top 25; in 2010, its ranking was fifteenth.

Other organizations making the prestigious Top 25 list include American Airlines®, Hyatt® Hotels Corporation and Prudential® Financial. Award recipients are being recognized in the April/May, 2011 issue of INSIGHT into Diversity magazine. For more information about the Association of Diversity Councils, visit www.DiversityCouncil.com.

About Harland Clarke
Harland Clarke Corp. (www.harlandclarke.com) is a leading provider of best-in-class integrated payment solutions, marketing services and security solutions. It serves clients in multiple industries including financial services, retail, healthcare, insurance, and telecommunications; and ranging in size from major corporate brands and trade groups to micro-businesses and individual consumers. Within its payment solutions business, Harland Clarke provides needed products and services to nearly 11,000 banks, credit unions and major investment firms. Harland Clarke Marketing Services’ portfolio is expansive, with a dozen solutions designed to address the needs of banks and credit unions and their account holders through life cycle management. Harland Clarke delivers integrated marketing campaigns focused on acquisition, onboarding, engagement, retention, and cross-selling, utilizing extensive print, phone and email channels for campaign execution. Headquartered in San Antonio, Texas, Harland Clarke employs more than 4,500 people nationwide and operates manufacturing and contact center facilities in multiple states and communities. Harland Clarke is an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of Harland Clarke Holdings Corp., which also owns Harland Financial Solutions and Scantron.