WellPoint, Inc. (NYSE: WLP) announces its recognition on the 2013 Best Places to Work in IT list, one of 100 top organizations named by IDG’s Computerworld that challenge their IT staffs while providing great benefits and compensation. WellPoint has been named to the list every year since 2009. WellPoint will be featured in the latest issue of Computerworld along with results from the 20th annual Best Places to Work in IT survey. WellPoint’s mission is achieved in part by challenging its IT associates to create and implement more user-friendly tools for customers, provider networks and its own associates. “It is their advancements that will allow our affiliated health plan members to make more informed decisions about their health and the health of their family members,” said Andrew J. Lang, senior vice president and chief information officer at WellPoint. “At WellPoint, we create an environment that fosters new ideas, encourages teamwork and provides the flexibility to create a work-life balance. Our associates have told us they appreciate the extensive health and wellness benefits and competitive compensation offered here.” "We applaud the organizations on the Best Places to Work in IT list for creating and sustaining dynamic IT work environments," said Scot Finnie, editor in chief of Computerworld. "This year, several new names have joined the stalwarts that make the list year after year. It's clear that the best IT workplaces are constantly raising the bar with great benefits, new learning opportunities, access to cutting-edge technologies and challenging business-critical projects." About the Best Places to Work in IT The Best Places to Work in Information Technology (IT) list is an annual ranking of the top 100 work environments for technology professionals by IDG’s Computerworld. The list is compiled based on a comprehensive questionnaire regarding company offerings in categories such as benefits, diversity, career development, training and retention. In addition, Computerworld conducts extensive surveys of IT workers, and their responses factor heavily in determining the rankings.