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  • Diamond Pet Foods recognized for commitment to employees

    Release Date: Wednesday, November 27 , 2013

    Diamond Pet Foods of Meta, Missouri, USA, was recently recognized for its outstanding commitment to employees by The Principal Group. The petfood manufacturer was named among The Principal 10 Best Companies for Employee Financial Security-2013.

    The companies were selected by a panel of judges for recognizing that company culture and great benefits play a key role in overall company performance, with turnover rates significantly lower than others in their industry and the national average. Diamond Pet Foods will be featured in the December issue of Inc. magazine, along with the other winners.

    Trends among winners include:
    • Employee financial security influences company performance
    • Rely on experts
    • A focus on long-term financial well-being
    • Comprehensive health and wellness

    "These Principal10 Best Companies often view their employees as an extended family, but most also recognize there is a return on their investment in employee financial security," said Paul Spiegelman, chief culture officer of Stericycle and 2013 Principal 10 Best judge. "Employee satisfaction, customer retention, attrition rates and other key measures are quickly becoming leading indicators for success among growing businesses. This year's winners get that and are using it to adapt their company culture."