Las Vegas (Business Wire) June 6, 2006.
Honoring the company's commitment to promoting diversity, Asian Enterprise magazine named Harrah's Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:HET) one of its Top 20 companies for Asian Pacific Americans.
Presented as part of the magazine's 12th Annual Asian Entrepreneur of the Year Awards, the designation recognizes large corporations that have undertaken significant initiatives to include Asian Pacific Americans and other people of color in its workplace, executive ranks and community outreach programs. Particular emphasis was placed on companies' promotion of supplier diversity.
"We are proud to receive this prestigious recognition from Asian Enterprise", said Fred Keeton, vice president of external affairs and chief diversity officer of Harrah's. "While Harrah's made substantial progress in promoting supplier diversity, we realize we cannot rest on our laurels. We are committed to being a leader in encouraging inclusion in all areas of our business".
Harrah's Entertainment, Inc. is the world's largest provider of branded casino entertainment through operating subsidiaries. Since its beginning in Reno, Nevada 68 years ago, Harrah's has grown through development of new properties, expansions and acquisitions. Harrah's Entertainment is focused on building loyalty and value with its customers through a unique combination of great service, excellent products, unsurpassed distribution, operational excellence and technology leadership.
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