November 3, 2016
Dover, Delaware – Chesapeake Utilities Corporation (NYSE: CPK) (Chesapeake Utilities) announced that the Company has been recognized as a Top Workplace in 2016 for the fifth consecutive year. The Top Workplaces award is sponsored by Workplace Dynamics, a research firm that specializes in organizational health and workplace engagement. According to the results, Chesapeake Utilities’ employees noted strong values and ethics, genuine appreciation, and confidence in the direction of the Company among the reasons they believe Chesapeake Utilities is a Top Workplace.
“We are honored to be recognized as a Top Workplace again this year, making this the fifth year in a row our employees have ranked us among the best,” said Michael P. McMasters, President and Chief Executive Officer of Chesapeake Utilities Corporation. “We place a strong emphasis on creating a corporate culture where people feel cared for and are encouraged to reach their aspirations. We offer a variety of employee programs that allow people to connect with one another on a personal level, creating more of a family atmosphere. It is very rewarding to see how our employees use this same approach when interacting with our customers and our community. At Chesapeake, we value each employee and the role they play in our Company’s growth and success.”
Workplace Dynamics, a leader in organizational health research, identifies Top Workplaces based on their employee feedback survey which measures organizational health and workplace engagement. Workplace Dynamics administers the anonymous employee survey, creates the list of top-ranking organizations and partner to publish listings of the best of the best. The survey measures how well companies set a clear direction for the future and execute on that direction to create a culture of high performance while creating a strong connection between employees and the company – bringing meaning to the work.
“Our Company’s success is a direct result of our strong culture,” said Elaine B. Bittner, Senior Vice President of Strategic Development. “We strive to create an environment where employees are excited to come to work every day and know that they are cared for and feel empowered to achieve their goals, creating a team that works together to help the Company grow, provide excellence to our customers and community, while we reach new heights.”
About Chesapeake Utilities Corporation
Chesapeake Utilities Corporation is a diversified energy company engaged in natural gas distribution, transmission, gathering and processing, and marketing; electricity distribution; propane gas distribution and wholesale marketing; and other businesses. Information about Chesapeake Utilities Corporation’s businesses is available at www.chpk.com.
About Workplace Dynamics, LLC
Headquartered in Exton, PA, Workplace Dynamics specializes in employee feedback surveys and workplace improvement. This year alone, more than two million employees in over 6,000 organizations will participate in the Top Workplaces™ campaign—a program it conducts in partnership with more than 40 prestigious media partners across the United States. Workplace Dynamics also provides consulting services to improve employee engagement and organizational health. Workplace Dynamics is a founding B Corporation member, a coalition of organizations that are leading a global movement to redefine success in business by offering a positive vision of a better way to do business.
Please note that Chesapeake Utilities Corporation is not affiliated with Chesapeake Energy, an oil and natural gas exploration company headquartered in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
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For more information, contact:
Elaine B. Bittner
Sr. Vice President, Strategic Development
Chesapeake Utilities Corporation