Kelly Services Recognizes Top Performing Diverse Suppliers with Annual BRIDGE Award

20 Mar '07
Kelly Services Recognizes Top Performing Diverse Suppliers with Annual BRIDGE Award

TROY, Mich. (March 20, 2007) - Kelly Services, Inc., a global staffing solutions provider, today awarded four top performing suppliers with its annual Kelly Supplier Diversity Development BRIDGE Award, Building Relationships through an Investment in Diversity with the Goal of Excellence.

Kelly's Supplier Diversity Development team established the BRIDGE Award to acknowledge Kelly's diverse suppliers for their outstanding and unparalleled excellence in service delivery and to recognize the important contributions of minority, women, and disabled veteran business enterprises.

"Supplier diversity is a significant contributor to Kelly's global success," said Joan Brancheau, senior vice president and general manager, Strategic Customer Relationships, Kelly Services. "Our diverse suppliers are strong, profitable, competitive, long-term partners and we congratulate them on their exemplary performance."

To qualify for the award, Kelly suppliers must be a certified minority, women's, or disabled veteran business enterprise, provide staffing support and/or procurement services to Kelly and its customers, and meet established criteria in three objective categories, which include service, responsiveness, and professionalism.

Four overall companies were selected from more than 500 of Kelly's diverse teaming partners to receive a BRIDGE Award, including:

  • ExecuPharm, Inc. - Headquartered in Philadelphia and certified by the Women's Business Enterprise Council, ExecuPharm is a national pharmaceutical, biotechnology and CRO recruiting firm.
  • Interior Systems Contract Group (ISCG), Inc. - Certified by the National Women Business Owners Corporation and Women's Business Enterprise National Council, ISCG is a workplace design and furnishings company based in Royal Oak, Michigan.
  • The Norland Group - Headquartered in Mountain View, California and certified by the National Minority Supplier Development Council, The Norland Group provides workforce solutions that include administrative support, information technology and engineering services, and project management.
  • Synico - Certified by the Minnesota Minority Supplier Development Council, Synico is a Minnetonka, Minnesota-based staffing solutions company, specializing in the placement of administrative and information technology personnel.

About Kelly Services

Kelly Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: KELYA, KELYB) is a Fortune 500 company headquartered in Troy, Mich., offering staffing solutions that include temporary staffing services, outsourcing, vendor on-site and full-time placement. Kelly operates in 30 countries and territories. Kelly provides employment to more than 750,000 employees annually, with skills including office services, accounting, engineering, information technology, law, science, marketing, light industrial, education, and health care. Revenue in 2006 was $5.6 billion. Visit

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Kelly Services, Inc.
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