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Corporate University Xchange Announces Award Finalists

11th Annual Awards for Excellence and Innovation to be Presented at Gala Event in March

    MECHANICSBURG, PA, December 19, 2009 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Corporate University Xchange (CorpU) today announced the Finalists for the prestigious 11th Annual Corporate University Xchange Awards for Excellence and Innovation. The awards will be presented at a gala dinner on Monday, March 1, 2010 as part of the Global Leadership Conference 2010, a three-day executive education event sponsored by the University of Pennsylvania and CorpU.

The award finalists are:
Allied Barton Security Services
The Boeing Company
CA, Inc.
Farmers Insurance
Hewitt Associates
Intel Technology Pvt. Ltd.
Jiffy Lube
Kelly Services
MasterCard Worldwide
Plastipak Packaging
Providence Service Corporation
Raytheon Company
Texas Health Resources
Tiffany & Co.
Turkcell Academy

The CorpU Awards for Excellence and Innovation are the longest running independent evaluation of corporate learning and talent programs. They salute corporate and government learning organizations that improve both business and employee performance through Alignment, Alliances, Branding, Corp/College Partnerships, Launching, Leadership Development, Learning Technology and Measurement. A panel of independent, expert judges from companies like Infosys, Johnson & Johnson, Hitachi Data Systems, Mars, Inc., Shell Oil, UPS, Symantec and other notable organizations scored the award applicants.

"In today's economy, the ability to align learning and employee performance with business is a real strategic advantage," said Sue Todd, president and CEO of CorpU. "We congratulate all the finalists and look forward to getting together in March."

The Global Leadership Congress 2010, at which the awards will be given, will take place at the University of Pennsylvania's Philadelphia campus, March 1-3, 2010. This exciting mix of academic and practical knowledge is jointly hosted by CorpU and the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School and Graduate School of Education. The program will be structured around the theme of uncertainty and will blend executive education, networking among the learning leader attendees, and an opportunity to learn how to face learning organizations' toughest challenges.

About Corporate University Xchange, Inc.
Corporate University Xchange is a private membership of senior learning and talent executives. Founded in 1997, members pay an annual fee in exchange for access to cutting-edge research, practitioner-tested tools, and expertly facilitated peer-to-peer networking. We are forever rooted in our belief that the most valuable advice for senior executives comes from peers who have wrestled with and successfully overcome a similar challenge, and we exist to make this exchange of information happen. For more information, please visit CorpU on the web at

Ed Skonecki, Vice President
212-213-2828 x5009

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