DALE CARNEGIE TRAINING® PRESENTS ITS LEADERSHIP AWARD TO PPL SUSQUEHANNA
Berwick, PA (March 26, 2013) – Dale Carnegie Training®, one of the world's leading human resources and management consulting organizations, today presented its prestigious Leadership Award to PPL Susquehanna’s nuclear power plant in northeastern Pennsylvania.
Dale Carnegie Training® established the international award in 1985. It is given to a company that places special emphasis on the development of its human resources, innovation and organizational creativity for the purposes of achieving its business objectives. Awarded companies recognize and use human resources management in tandem with their technology and are major contributors to the development of their countries' economy and society. Wal-Mart Corporation, Syngenta and Hearst Newspapers are among the award recipients.
Presenting the award for Dale Carnegie Training was Chairman & CEO, Peter V. Handal.
"We are delighted to recognize PPL Susquehanna for its ongoing commitment to the development of a corporate culture that fosters a passionate attitude toward the employees at all levels of the organization," Handal said. "In PPL Susquehanna we recognize those qualities that separate the truly great companies: commitment to providing excellent service and quality products to their customers, dedication to their employees’ growth and understanding of the value of employees, and a sense of obligation that compels them to a high level of community involvement. It is for these reasons that we want to acknowledge and recognize PPL Susquehanna and its senior vice president and chief nuclear officer, Timothy S. Rausch, for their truly formidable achievements."
Rausch accepted the award on behalf of PPL Susquehanna.
"PPL Susquehanna and I are honored to receive the Training Leadership Award from Dale Carnegie and Associates, which recently surpassed the significant milestone of 100 years in business," said Timothy S. Rausch, PPL Susquehanna senior vice president and chief nuclear officer. "At the heart of every successful organization, you’ll find passionate leaders who speak their minds and work together to achieve excellence in business and in the community. The same is true at PPL Susquehanna. Through Dale Carnegie’s mission, and PPL Corporation’s ongoing support, we have rekindled a progressive leadership style for nearly 100 PPL professionals – recent graduates of the Dale Carnegie program. They, in turn, guide more than 1,200 nuclear professionals at Team Susquehanna every day. PPL Susquehanna is committed to the continued development of our team and is pleased Dale Carnegie continues to be a part of this cultural transition."
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About PPL Susquehanna
The Susquehanna plant, located in Luzerne County about seven miles north of Berwick, is owned jointly by PPL Susquehanna LLC and Allegheny Electric Cooperative Inc. and is operated by PPL Susquehanna LLC.
PPL Susquehanna LLC is one of PPL Corporation’s generating affiliates. Headquartered in Allentown, Pa., PPL Corporation (NYSE:PPL) owns or controls through its subsidiaries about 18,000 megawatts of generating capacity in the United States, sells energy in key U.S. markets, and delivers electricity and natural gas to about 10 million customers in the United States and the United Kingdom. More information is available at www.pplweb.com
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