SAN RAFAEL, Calif., Jan 09, 2006 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Autodesk, Inc.
(Nasdaq: ADSK) today announced that it has been named by FORTUNE magazine as
one of the "100 Best Companies to Work For." Ranked 81st among the top 100 and
24th among small-sized companies, Autodesk prides itself on creating an
innovative environment where new ideas thrive and a place where company values
are more than just words; respect, teamwork, flexibility and risk-taking are
representative of its culture.
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"We are delighted that FORTUNE magazine has named Autodesk one of the '100
Best Companies to Work For,'" said Carol Bartz, chairman and CEO of Autodesk,
Inc. "Our employees are the foundation of our success and we strive to
maintain an environment where employees feel inspired and are passionate about
what they do."
Autodesk offers a comprehensive employee benefits program that includes an
employee stock purchase plan and eligibility for stock options and bonuses. In
addition, the company offers employees a six-week paid sabbatical program, an
adoption assistance program, flexible work arrangements, and high quality
health insurance plans.
To select the "100 Best Companies to Work For," FORTUNE relies on two
things: an evaluation of the policies and culture of each company, and the
opinions of the company's own employees. The complete list of companies will
appear in the January 23, 2006, issue of the magazine, available on newsstands
January 16, 2006, and on www.fortune.com today.
Autodesk, Inc. is wholly focused on ensuring that great ideas are turned
into reality. With over seven million users, Autodesk is the world's leading
software and services company for the manufacturing, infrastructure, building,
digital media, and wireless data services fields. Autodesk's solutions help
customers create, manage, and share their data and digital assets more
effectively. As a result, customers turn ideas into competitive advantage by
becoming more productive, streamlining project efficiency, and maximizing
profits. Founded in 1982, Autodesk is headquartered in San Rafael,
California. For additional information about Autodesk, please visit
Autodesk is a registered trademark of Autodesk, Inc., in the USA and/or
other countries. All other brand names, product names, or trademarks belong to
their respective holders.
(C) Copyright 2006 Autodesk, Inc. All rights reserved.
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