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Citrix Named Top Work Place in the Bay Area

In the first employee-based survey of Bay Area companies, Citrix Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CTXS) has been named one of the Top Work Places in the Bay Area. The employee survey, conducted by an independent company, Workplace Dynamics, was spotlighted in the June 20 edition of the Bay Area News Group, which includes the San Jose Mercury News, Contra Costa Times, Oakland Tribune and San Mateo County Times. Citrix placed seventh in the Top 10 companies to work for in the large company category. Citrix is a leading provider of desktop virtualization, application virtualization, server virtualization, application networking, cloud computing and Software as a Service solutions that radically simplify computing for millions of users, delivering applications as an on-demand service to any user, in any location on any device. The company’s Silicon Valley office is located in Santa Clara.

“At Citrix, we offer our employees a flexible work environment that fosters innovation and collaboration, and one that values their unique contributions,” said David Friedman, General Counsel and Senior Vice President of Human Resources at Citrix. “We’re so pleased with this award since it indicates that our employees feel appreciated and recognized.”

Over 1,200 companies of 50 or more employees in the Bay Area were invited to participate in this survey. Employees in those companies were invited to respond to a series of 18 statements about their company. Their responses were used to gauge how employees feel about their company. Workplace Dynamics categorized the employers into size bands and then ranked the employers within their size band’s based solely on the employee responses to the survey statements. The results of the entire survey can be found online at the Bay Area News Group website.

Mac Tully, Group Vice President, Bay Area News Group Newspapers, said, “Despite the challenges of the economy, the Bay Area continues to set the standard for progressive companies such as Citrix, which provides positive, enriching work experiences for its employees.”

Bay Area News Group is the No. 1 news source in the Bay Area. Its newspapers and online products reach more than 2.7 million adults over the course of one week. It is part of the California Newspapers Partnership, the largest publisher of daily newspapers in California. CNP is co-owned by Media News Group of Denver, CO, the managing partner; Gannett Co. of McLean, VA, and Stephens Media of Las Vegas, NV.

Published Thursday, June 24, 2010 6:45 PM by David Marshall
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