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SPS Expands Leadership Academy Partnerships

Achieves greater reach and qualified talent


Swiss Post Solutions (SPS), an innovative leader in business process outsourcing and digitization solutions, announced today that it has recently expanded its Leadership Academy partnerships to include additional prominent international organizations, providing a broader network of qualified and diverse talent.

SPS’ Leadership Academy is a highly interactive internship program that provides experiential training and job opportunities for pre-qualified candidates in New York and Washington DC. Already in 2015, SPS has established partnerships to recruit qualified students for its class of interns with New York University’s School of Professional Studies, which focuses on providing undergraduate and graduate programs in professional fields, as well as a non-profit global organization that hosts visiting scholars. Of the most recent class of 31, one-third of the students come from countries such as Italy, Tunisia, Germany, and Azerbaijan, and who represent a broad array of specializations ranging from Chemical Engineering and Marketing, to Legal Studies and Physics.

SPS North America Chief People Officer, Russ Cusick, stated, “Collaboration among international talent is an essential part of supporting an innovative and diverse organization. The SPS Leadership Academy leverages the strengths of these students’ various disciplines to develop high performing teams that best provide our clients the skills and talent they need in today’s marketplace.”

Since its inception in 2007, the company’s academy program has welcomed over 400 students from some of the world’s most well-known universities, colleges, and youth development organizations. According to the program’s director, Dr. Paul Ortega, the SPS Leadership Academy intends to expand and build upon its success with the goal of offering employment opportunities to 75% of students who successfully complete the program in 2015.

About SPS

Swiss Post Solutions (SPS) is a leading outsourcing provider of solutions for paper-based business processes and innovative services in document management. SPS’ 6,800 employees support business clients in the areas of insurance, banking, legal, higher education, telecommunications, media, retail, energy supply and travel & transportation in the digital transformation. Part of the Swiss Post group, SPS is headquartered in Zurich and Berne (Switzerland) with an active presence in all important international economic regions.

Swiss Post Solutions (SPS) North America (NA) offers a comprehensive suite of business process outsourcing solutions and document management services including the transformation of key business applications from paper to digital documents, enabling improved workflow and enhanced efficiencies. In the field of outsourced office services, SPS NA leverages its focus on process innovation to provide mailroom management, managed print services, reprographic services, IT helpdesk support, front office and reception services. Headquartered in New York City, SPS NA has offices in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, Washington DC and Toronto, and operates secure document processing centers in Long Island City and Toronto.


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