Littelfuse Selected as One of the Best Places to Work in Illinois

CHICAGO, April 27, 2015Littelfuse, Inc., the global leader in circuit protection, today announced it has been selected as one of 17 finalists in the 2015 “Best Places to Work in Illinois” Large Employer Category. This is the fourth consecutive year Littelfuse has been recognized in the awards program.

“It is an honor to once again be recognized along with other leading companies in Illinois in the Best Places to Work ranking. The growth and success of our company is the result of the expertise and dedication of our associates. The positive feedback from our associates as part of this program highlights our efforts to support their professional development and make Littelfuse a great place to work,” said Gordon Hunter, Chief Executive Officer of Littelfuse. “We appreciate all our associates do for our company, our customers and their co-workers.”

The program is promoted by the Daily Herald Business Ledger in partnership with the Human Resources Management Association of Chicago (HRMAC), the Illinois State Chamber of Commerce, the Workforce Boards of Metropolitan Chicago, MRA – The Management Association, the Greater Oak Brook Chamber of Commerce and Best Companies Group.

The statewide survey and awards program was designed to identify, recognize and honor the best places of employment in Illinois, benefiting the state's economy, workforce and businesses. The 2015 Best Places to Work in Illinois list is made up of 31 companies in the small employer category (15-99 U.S. employees), 26 companies in the medium employer category (100-499 U.S. employees), and 17 companies in the large employer category (500 or more U.S. employees).

The Best Places to Work in Illinois ranking was determined by a two-part process. The first part consisted of evaluating workplace policies, practices and demographics, worth approximately 25% of the total evaluation. The second part consisted of an employee survey to measure the employee experience, worth approximately 75% of the total evaluation. Best Companies Group managed the process, analyzed the data and used its expertise to determine the final rankings.

Littelfuse will be recognized and honored at the Best Places to Work in Illinois awards ceremony, coordinated by the Daily Herald Business Ledger, on May 6 and will be profiled in a special publication by the Daily Herald Business Ledger on June 22. The final rankings will be announced at the May 6 event.

Media Contact:
Ryan Stafford
Exec. Vice President and Chief Legal and Human Resources Officer
rstafford@littelfuse.com
(773) 628-0888

About Littelfuse
Founded in 1927, Littelfuse is the world leader in circuit protection with growing global platforms in power control and sensing. The company serves global customers in the electronics, automotive and industrial markets with technologies including fuses, semiconductors, polymers, ceramics, relays and sensors. Littelfuse has over 8,000 employees in more than 35 locations throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia. For more information, please visit the Littelfuse website: littelfuse.com.


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