DETROIT, Oct. 29, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Compuware Corporation (Nasdaq:CPWR), the technology performance company, was selected to the honor roll of the 2013 Michigan's Healthiest Employers program. The award was presented at this morning's Healthiest Employers Awards breakfast. Accepting the award on Compuware's behalf was Tom Anderson, Compuware Director of Health and Wellness. "This year marks our 40 th anniversary as a company and, since our earliest days, Compuware has maintained a focus on creating a sustainable culture of healthy, vital team members who contribute to our mutual success," said Denise Starr, Compuware Chief Administrative Officer. "This prestigious recognition is validation of our efforts, and we are grateful for it. Our evolving workforce challenges us to keep our health and wellness programming dynamic and engaging. On a daily basis, as I stroll through our café and world-class Wellness Center, I see the fruits of our labor smiling, running, lifting and playing and know that we're on target." Michigan's Healthiest Employers candidates were objectively analyzed by Indianapolis-based Healthiest Employer LLC., a privately held technology and data research company focused on corporate wellness that collects, measures and compares corporate wellness data worldwide in service to employers, wellness providers, insurance carriers, brokers and consultants. Six key categories were assessed: culture and leadership commitment; foundational components; strategic planning; communication and marketing; programming and interventions; and reporting and analysis. Compuware provides extensive perks and benefits including comprehensive medical and dental plans, flexible work arrangements, extensive health and wellness programming and other resources. The company actively works to support its employees' work/life balance by offering worldwide wellness programs and amenities. At its headquarters location, employees benefit from exceptional healthy eating options at its café, state-of-the art wellness and child development centers, an on-site physician and chiropractic office, physical therapy, annual influenza vaccinations and more.