Submitted by: Synovus Financial Corp.
Categories: Human Resources & Diversity1
Posted: Dec 19, 1999 – 11:00 PM EST
Synovus Financial Corp. (NYSE: "SNV") has been named No. 5 in FORTUNE magazine’s third annual listing of "The 100 Best Companies To Work For In America." This year’s survey appears in the January 10, 2000, issue of FORTUNE. Synovus was No. 1 on the "Best Companies" list in 1999, after appearing for the first time at No. 11 in 1998.
"Each year the standards are raised higher, and we learn how much more we can do to grow and improve Synovus for the people who work here. This list challenges us, and all the other great companies it includes, to strive to be better," Blanchard said. "Our team members, customers and communities deserve no less than our best efforts every day."
Synovus Financial Corp. (Syn • ó • vus) is a multi-financial services company with $12 billion in assets, composed of 38 banks serving communities throughout Georgia, Alabama, Florida and South Carolina; an 80.8 percent share of Total System Services, Inc. (NYSE: "TSS") (www.totalsystem.com), one of the world’s leading information technology processors of data and transactions for credit, debit, commercial and private-label cards; Synovus Trust Company, one of the Southeast’s largest providers of trust services; Synovus Securities, Inc., a full-service brokerage firm; Synovus Mortgage Corp., which offers mortgage services throughout the Southeast; and Synovus Insurance Services. Synovus Financial Corp. is a component of the Standard and Poor’s 500 index. The name "Synovus" was created by the combination of synergy and novus - synergy, meaning the interaction of separate components for a total effect greater than the sum of their parts; and novus (Latin for "new"), meaning of superior quality and different from others in the same category. See Synovus on the web at www.synovus.com.
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