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April 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
NII Holdings Inc., [NASDAQ: NIHD], a differentiated provider of mobile communication services operating under the Nextel brand in
Latin America, announced today it has been named one of the best places to work among multinationals in
Latin America by the Great Place to Work® Institute (GPTW). The
list of the top 25 multinational companies, based on 11 national Best Workplaces studies in
Latin America, was announced on
March 27 in
"NII Holdings' inclusion on this list validates our efforts to create an invigorating work environment for our employees focusing on engagement, retention and motivation," said
Steve Dussek, chief executive officer of NII Holdings. "We are proud of our 15,000 plus employees throughout headquarters and in our markets for their dedication and commitment to making NII Holdings a great place to work. Without our driven and talented employees, NII would have never been able to achieve this great company milestone."
NII Holdings ranked 15th in this survey which included companies with operations in at least three countries, at least 1,000 employees globally and 40 percent of its global workforce working outside the home country. The rankings are based on 11 national Best Workplaces studies in
Latin America, resulting in the largest study of workplace practices of its kind. To prepare this global ranking Great Place to Work® also assessed the local results of employee satisfaction surveys and the results of audits analyzing the companies' HR policies and practices.
This is NII Holdings' first appearance on the Top 25 Best Places to Work among Multinationals in
Latin America ranking. This recognition confirms the company's already strong reputation for implementing leading workplace practices in
Latin America. The company has also been named a top place to work in
Peru in 2011 by the Great Place to Work® Institute and several other premier workplace organizations and media outlets.
"This ranking confirms that NII Holdings is dedicated to fostering employee engagement and serving the Latin American community," said
Alfonso Martinez, executive vice president of human resources at NII Holdings. "As we continue residing and serving in
Latin America, we will also continue to grow and guide our Latin American workforce through continual motivation and collaboration. Once again I would like to thank our employees for their hard work to grow the business and for creating a unique culture throughout Nextel in
About NII Holdings, Inc.
NII Holdings, Inc., a publicly held company based in
Reston, Va., is a differentiated provider of mobile communication services for businesses and high value consumers in
Latin America. NII Holdings, operating under the Nextel brand in
Chile, offers fully integrated wireless communications tools with digital cellular voice services, data services, wireless Internet access and Nextel Direct Connect® and International Direct Connect(SM), a digital two-way radio. NII Holdings, a Fortune 500 and
Barron's 500 company, trades on the NASDAQ market under the symbol NIHD. Visit the company's website at
www.nii.comNextel, the Nextel logo and Nextel Direct Connect and International Direct Connect are trademarks and/or service marks of Nextel Communications, Inc., and are used by NII's subsidiaries under license in Latin America.
Visit NII Holding's news room for news and to access our markets' news centers:
www.nii.com/newsroomMedia Contacts:NII Holdings, Inc.1875 Explorer Street, Suite 1000
Reston, VA. 20190(703) 390-5100
www.nii.comInvestor Relations:Tim Perrott(703) 390-5113
email@example.comMedia Relations:Claudia E. Restrepo(786) 251-7020
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