Media Alert/Photo Op: SHRM CEO Henry G. Jackson in Group Invited to Ring NYSE Opening Bell

Apr 6, 2012

Media Alert/Photo Op

Note to reporters: Media interested in covering the bell ringing MUST contact Anthony Drizis of NYSE Euronext directly at (212) 656-2147 or SHRM’s media contact is Julie Malveaux at 703-535-6273 or


The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), ringing of The Opening BellSM


Monday, April 9, 2012

9:00 a.m. – media arrives

9:30 a.m. – The Opening Bell rings


NYSE – 2 Broadway Street, New York, NY 10005

(corner of Broad Street and Wall Street)


Winners of “Workplace Leaders in Financial Education Award”

Senior executives from Society for Human and Resource Management

Senior executives from American Institute of CPAs


The WLIFE award — “Workplace Leaders in Financial Education” — was created in 2011 by the American Institute of CPAs(AICPA) and the Society for Human Resource Management(SHRM) to highlight the importance of financial wellness in the workplace.

Standing on the bell ringing podium will be representatives from SHRM, AICPA, and seven of the nine winning companies including host and winner NYSE Euronext. Additional winners include American Express, Centre Area Transportation Agency, Heritage Wealth Advisors, Mountain America Credit Union, New York Presbyterian Hospital, and WorldatWork. (UA Healthcare and Therm-o-Disc Inc. are unable to attend.)

Judges included members of the President’s Advisory Council on Financial Literacy, the National CPA Financial Literacy Commission, human resource professionals and CPAs.


Photos available via Associated Press/New York (212.621.1902), Reuters America (646.223.6285), Getty Images (646.613.4141) and Bloomberg Photo (212.617.3420). The Opening Bell (starting at 9:25 a.m.) feed is available via Ascent loop #4009. Media seeking footage via The Switch should contact NYSE Broadcast at 212.656.5483.


About the Society for Human Resource Management

The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is the world’s largest association devoted to human resource management. Representing more than 250,000 members in over 140 countries, the Society serves the needs of HR professionals and advances the interests of the HR profession. Founded in 1948, SHRM has more than 575 affiliated chapters within the United States and subsidiary offices in China and India. Visit SHRM Online at


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