Eastman Honored as One of the Best Places to Work in 2016, a Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award

KINGSPORT, Tenn., December 9, 2015 – Eastman has been honored with a Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award, recognizing the Best Places to Work in 2016. The company ranked 11th in the large business category. The Employees’ Choice Awards program, now in its eighth year, relies solely on the input of employees, who elect to provide feedback on their jobs, work environments and companies via Glassdoor. This is the third consecutive year Eastman has received the award.

“Our people make this possible.” said Eastman Chairman and CEO, Mark Costa. “With relentless focus on goals and a steadfast commitment to values, Eastman people create competitive advantage and deliver consistent, superior results.” He adds, “It’s an honor to work with such an incredible group of people every day, and we’re excited to receive the Employees’ Choice Award again this year.”

Eastman Sr. Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer Perry Stuckey noted, “Our employees around the world have created a unique culture that makes Eastman a special place to work. When people love where they work and enjoy working with each other, great things happen. We’re excited to be named one of the Best Places to Work in 2016, and we’re thrilled that it results from the way employees feel about working at Eastman.”

On Glassdoor, current and former employees of companies worldwide can share insights and opinions about their work environments by sharing a candid company review of what it’s like to work at particular jobs and companies. Employees are asked to rate their satisfaction overall and with key factors like career opportunities, compensation, benefits, work/life balance, senior management, and culture and values. Employees are also asked to share pros and cons of working at companies.

The Best Places to Work are determined using company reviews shared by U.S. based employees between November 3, 2014 and November 1, 2015. To be considered for the large category, a company must have at least 1,000 or more employees and have received at least 75 company reviews from U.S.-based employees during the window of eligibility. The final list is compiled based on Glassdoor’s proprietary algorithm, and takes into account quantity, quality and consistency of reviews. (To request complete methodology email bestplacestowork@Glassdoor.com.)

The complete list of the Glassdoor Best Places to Work in 2016: http://www.glassdoor.com/Best-Places-to-Work-LST_KQ0,19.htm.

About Eastman
Eastman is a global specialty chemical company that produces a broad range of products found in items people use every day. With a portfolio of specialty businesses, Eastman works with customers to deliver innovative products and solutions while maintaining a commitment to safety and sustainability. Its market-driven approaches take advantage of world-class technology platforms and leading positions in attractive end-markets such as transportation, building and construction, and consumables. Eastman focuses on creating consistent, superior value for all stakeholders. As a globally diverse company, Eastman serves customers in approximately 100 countries and had 2014 revenues of approximately $9.5 billion. The company is headquartered in Kingsport, Tennessee, USA and employs approximately 15,000 people around the world. For more information, visit www.eastman.com.

About Glassdoor
Glassdoor is the most transparent jobs and career marketplace that is changing how people search for jobs and how companies recruit top talent. Glassdoor combines free and anonymous reviews, ratings and salary content with job listings to help job seekers find the best jobs and address critical questions that come up during the job search, application, interview and negotiation phases of employment. For employers, Glassdoor offers recruiting and employer branding solutions to help attract high-quality candidates at a fraction of the cost of other channels. In addition, Glassdoor operates one of the most popular job apps on iOS and Android platforms. The company launched in 2008 and has raised approximately $160 million from Google Capital, Tiger Global, Benchmark, Battery Ventures, Sutter Hill Ventures, DAG Ventures, Dragoneer Investment Group, and others.

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Media Contacts:

Eastman: Lisa Kamolnick
423-229-8211 / lisak@eastman.com

Glassdoor: Lisa Holden


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