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J.C. Penney joins Network as gold sponsor

Friday, February 17, 2012  
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J.C. Penney Company, ranked as one of the nation's "top companies for diversity," is the Network of Executive Women’s newest gold sponsor, supporting NEW’s mission to attract, retain and advance women in the retail and consumer products industry through education, leadership and business development.

As a gold sponsor, J.C. Penney will help sustain the Network's activities, participate in national conferences and regional events and have access to the Network's career development and diversity and inclusion best practices tools.

"J.C. Penney is fully committed to fostering a diverse workforce and providing opportunities for women to advance,” said NEW Vice President, Sales and Marketing Nancy Krawczyk. "We welcome the support and look forward to providing the networking and education opportunities to help J.C. Penney’s emerging leaders further their careers and to assisting the company’s executives to meet their strategic goals.”

The operator of 1,100 jcpenney stores with more than 170,000 employees was the number-one retailer on DiversityInc's 2011 ranking of "Top 50 Companies for Diversity," which recognizes organizations for best practices in diversity management. The retailer also ranked seventh on DiversityInc’s "Top 10 Companies for Latinos."

More than 70 of the cpg/retail industry's largest companies are national Network sponsors. Ninety-five percent of the Network's sponsors renew their commitment each year. For more information, download our sponsor brochure here or contact Nancy Krawczyk, vice president, sales and marketing, at (215) 327-4861 or Stephanie McFee, vice president, member and regional services, at (561) 459-5540.


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