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Mars, Inc., Atlantic Health System makes Fortune’s 2018 ‘100 Best Companies to Work For’ list

NEW JERSEY – Mars, Inc. and Atlantic Health System has made Fortune’s 2018 ‘100 best companies to work for’ list.

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Atlantic Health System, a leading provider of health care in New Jersey, celebrated a decade of excellence after it was recognized among Fortune’s “100 Best Companies to Work For®,” ranking number 74 in its tenth consecutive year on the prestigious annual list.

It is the only health care delivery system from New Jersey, and the top-ranked New Jersey based company on the list, appearing alongside some of the country’s best-known and successful corporations, such as Wegmans and American Express.

Atlantic Health System includes 16,000 employees, a network of 900 multidisciplinary physicians across the Atlantic Medical Group, six hospitals, multiple outpatient and ancillary facilities, and one of the largest Accountable Care Organizations in the nation. As the health care landscape across the country and in New Jersey continues to change, Atlantic Health System remains a strong and steady source of care for the communities it serves. It is continually listed among the highest financially rated health care organizations in the country, while its medical centers have garnered national accolades for patient care.

“In order to provide great quality care for our patients, we must first provide the highest level of care for one another,” said Brian Gragnolati, President and CEO of Atlantic Health System. “Our inclusive culture enables us to fulfill our mission of building healthier communities.”

Atlantic Health System’s innovative and caring environment offers team members an ever-growing variety of programs to expand their career horizons and create a more mindful workplace that maintains a vibrant work-life balance.

“An environment of care, resilience and mindfulness is essential to a team’s ability to thrive,” said Nikki Sumpter, Senior Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer.

The system is comprised of 350 sites of care, including six hospitals: Morristown Medical Center, Overlook Medical Center, Newton Medical Center, Chilton Medical Center, Hackettstown Medical Center and Goryeb Children’s Hospital. Atlantic Health System also supports communities through Atlantic Medical Group, Atlantic Rehabilitation, Atlantic Home Care and Hospice, and its subsidiary, Atlantic Mobile Health.

For the sixth year in a row, Mars, Inc. has been named to the 2018 100 Best Companies to Work For® list, compiled by global research and consulting firm Great Place to Work and Fortune. Mars ranked No. 83 on the list, which is based on survey responses from more than 310,000 employees rating their workplace culture on 50-plus elements, including trust in managers, compensation, fairness, camaraderie and more.

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Mars, a family-owned business with more than a century of history making diverse products and offering services for people and the pets people love, started more than 100 years ago. The company is proud to be the world’s leading manufacturer of chocolate, chewing gum, mints, and fruity confections, and it also the world’s leading pet nutrition and health care business, as well as top brands in its food portfolio. Over the years, Mars has grown into a global company with more than 50,000 U.S. Associates that help to make a difference for people and their pets every day.

“Whether it’s our unique approach to business or our strong, principles-led culture, this recognition is a celebration of our Associates’ success around the U.S.,” said Tracey Massey, President, Americas, Mars Wrigley Confectionery. “We are proud to have earned our place on this list once again, and remain committed to continuing to create an environment that fosters growth, respect and inclusivity.”

Known for its investment in Associate development and the ability to build a lasting and rewarding career, Mars provides a wide range of benefits and growth opportunities, such as allowing Associates to experiment in different roles across business functions and offering pet-friendly offices and a robust personal development program and resources. Mars prioritizes a healthy, fulfilling life for Associates with programs like parental leave and adoption assistance, while offering Associates the opportunity to give their time and talents to organize, lead and recruit other volunteers through the Mars Volunteer Program.

This inclusive approach to business is guided by Mars’ Five Principles – quality, responsibility, mutuality, efficiency and freedom. These principles drive engagement, connections between Associates, and contribute to the success of the overall business within the company, fostering a culture of shared purpose. As the only food or consumer packaged goods company to have made the list, Mars focuses on doing business in ways that are good for the company, good for people and good for the planet, investing over $5.4 billion in the U.S. since 1995.

Mars is honored to once again receive this recognition and shine light on its Associates and their dedication to creating a purpose-driven workplace filled with pride.

M&M’s are made at the Hackettstown factory located on High St.

To view the full list of Fortune’s 100 best companies to work for 2018, click HERE.

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