TMP Worldwide Awarded U.S. Air Force Reserve Recruitment Advertising Contract
Tops Four Other Agencies to Win $13.5 Million Account and Extend Successful Five-Year Working Relationship
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 14, 2003--TMP Worldwide Inc. (NASDAQ: TMPW), the world's leading supplier of human capital solutions, including the pre-eminent Internet career portal Monster(R), today announced that it has been awarded the $13.5 million a year recruitment advertising contract from the U.S. Air Force Reserve Command, following a competition with four other agencies.
The new agreement is a one-year, performance-based contract with a government option for renewal each year for the next nine years. TMP Worldwide has served the Air Force Reserve Command Recruiting Service for the past five years. The previous contract expired at the end of 2002. TMP Worldwide will continue to provide the Air Force Reserve Command with an array of recruitment advertising services, including print, TV, radio, Internet, call center, outdoor advertising and other products.
"After five years of a strong partnership, we're extremely proud to have the privilege to continue working with and serving the Air Force Reserve Command and contribute what we can to its overall efforts on behalf of our country and in defending freedom around the world," said Michelle Abbey, President, TMP Worldwide Advertising & Communications, Americas. "We look forward to enhancing and expanding our breadth of services so we can continue to successfully meet the Air Force Reserve Command's recruitment needs, especially as our nation faces these most challenging times. From our corporate offices to our staff in Atlanta, we're committed more than ever to excellence at every level."
The Air Force Reserve Command (AFRC), with headquarters at Robins Air Force Base in Georgia, supports the Air Force mission to defend the United States through control and exploitation of air and space by supporting Global Engagement. The AFRC plays an integral role in the day-to-day Air Force mission and is not a force held in reserve for possible war or contingency operations.
"We're very happy with the selection," said Chief Master Sgt. Eric Snipes, Chief of the Air Force Reserve Command Recruitment Services Advertising Branch. "We look forward to continuing our work with TMP and we're confident they'll provide us with the quality products and services we need, just as they have for the past five years."
About TMP Worldwide
Founded in 1967, TMP Worldwide Inc., with approximately 8,500 employees in 33 countries, is the online recruitment leader, the world's largest Recruitment Advertising agency network, and one of the world's largest Executive Search & Executive Selection agencies. TMP Worldwide, headquartered in New York, is also the parent company of Monster, the leading global careers website, the world's largest Yellow Pages advertising agency and a provider of direct marketing services. The Company's clients include more than 90 of the Fortune 100 and more than 490 of the Fortune 500 companies. TMP Worldwide is a member of the S&P 500 Index. More information about TMP Worldwide is available at www.tmp.com.
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