Great Place to Work® and FORTUNE Name Arby’s One of the Best Workplaces for Women
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Great Place to Work® and FORTUNE Name Arby’s One of the Best Workplaces for Women

September 18, 2017 // // ATLANTA - Arby’s Restaurant Group, Inc. (ARG) has been named to FORTUNE’s 100 Best Workplaces for Women list. Arby’s is the highest-ranked restaurant brand on the list and is the only quick-service restaurant selected.

This is the first time Arby’s has been named to the list and follows Arby’s recent announcement of being named by FORTUNE as one of the 100 Best Workplaces for Millennials.

“We’ve worked hard to build a culture that’s centered on hospitality and innovation,” said Paul Brown, Chief Executive Officer of ARG. “We strive to promote values like Make a Difference, Play Fair, and Dream Big, which helps to create a work environment that is equitable and inclusive to all of our diverse workforce.”

Today, ARG’s workforce of 25,000 team members is 60 percent women. The company’s Product Innovation, Human Resources, and Information Technology functions are each led by women executives.

“Arby’s is an organization where, regardless of your age or gender or ethnicity, you can grow and succeed,” said Melissa Strait, Chief People Officer of ARG. “Recognitions like this affirm that we’re making a real impact.”

Rankings on FORTUNE’s 100 Best Workplaces for Women are based on feedback from more than 400,000 employees at Great Place to Work-Certified™ organizations. The survey gauged women’s assessment of their organization’s culture, leadership, fairness and other elements essential for a great workplace. To view the complete rankings, visit

About Great Place to Work

Great Place to Work is the global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures. Through its certification programs, Great Place to Work recognizes outstanding workplace cultures and produces the annual FORTUNE "100 Best Companies to Work For®" and Great Place to Work Best Workplaces lists for Millennials, women, diversity, small & medium companies, industries and, internationally, countries and regions. Through its culture consulting services, Great Place to Work helps its clients create great workplaces that outpace peers on key business metrics like revenue growth, profitability, retention and stock performance.

About Arby’s®

Arby’s, founded in 1964, is the first nationally franchised sandwich restaurant brand, with more than 3,300 restaurants worldwide. The Arby’s brand purpose is “Inspiring Smiles Through Delicious Experiences®.” Arby’s restaurants feature Fast Crafted® service, a unique blend of quick-serve speed and value combined with the quality and made-for-you care of fast casual. Arby’s Restaurant Group, Inc. is the parent company of the franchisor of the Arby’s brand and is headquartered in Atlanta, Ga. Visit for more information.

With the current growth and momentum of the brand, Arby’s is actively seeking new franchisees. To learn more about available markets and requirements, visit

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Matt Baker

SOURCE Great Place to Work


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