J.C. Penney joins Network as gold sponsor
Friday, February 17, 2012
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
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.