Houston Business Journal Selects Invensys as One of the Best Places to Work in Houston

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The Houston Business Journal recognized Invensys as one of the "Best Places to Work in Houston" at an awards ceremony held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Houston on October 12, 2006. Accepting the award for Invensys were Ginny Burnell, vice president of North American operations at Invensys Process Systems, and Kim Garcia, an Invensys human resources consultant. Invensys is one of a small number of non-Houston-based companies selected for this honor.

The Houston Business Journal recognized Invensys as one of the "Best Places to Work in Houston" at an awards ceremony held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Houston on October 12, 2006. Accepting the award for Invensys were Ginny Burnell, vice president of North American operations at Invensys Process Systems, and Kim Garcia, an Invensys human resources consultant. Invensys is one of a small number of non-Houston-based companies selected for this honor.

Prior to winning the award, more than 145 Houston-based Invensys employees responded to a Houston Business Journal questionnaire identifying best practices and business success factors. Specific selection criteria included:

  •     Team effectiveness
  •     Retention risk
  •     Alignment with goals
  •     Trust with coworkers
  •     Individual contribution
  •     Manager effectiveness
  •     Trust in senior leaders
  •     Feeling valued
  •     Work engagement
  •     People practices

Invensys' new 93,000 square foot Houston facility on Equity Drive in the Westway Office Park consolidates previously separate local offices for Invensys' Foxboro, SimSci-Esscor, and Avantis product groups. While Invensys' Triconex group has retained its existing offices in Webster, TX, a number of Triconex people also work in Houston. Approximately 200 Invensys employees currently work at Invensys' Houston facility.

"Invensys' employees are clearly among the most knowledgeable and talented people in the industrial automation industry," commented Ginny Burnell, vice president of North American operations. "We've focused on creating a dynamic, personally rewarding, worker-friendly environment for our employees here in Houston and at our other facilities around the world. It's wonderful that the folks at the Business Journal here in Houston have brought attention to Invensys as a great place to work."

About Invensys

Invensys is the world leader in industrial asset performance management. In addition to its rapidly expanding Global Solutions and Performance Management services groups, Invensys' automation businesses includes industry-leading brands such as Foxboro, Triconex, SimSci-Esscor, Wonderware, and Avantis, whose products are installed in more than 100,000 plants across the world. These range from small hybrid and batch plants to the world's largest upstream projects, refineries, gas plants, petrochemicals plants, power plants, and pulp and paper mills. For more information on Invensys' process automation businesses, please visit http://www.invensys.com/ps.

The Invensys Group (http://www.invensys.com) is headquartered in London and is listed on the London Stock Exchange, with approximately 30,000 employees working in 60 countries.

Invensys, InFusion, Foxboro, Triconex, SimSci-Esscor, Wonderware and Avantis are trademarks of Invensys plc, its subsidiaries, or affiliates. All other brands and product names may be trademarks of their respective owners.

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