STAMFORD, CT HARMAN International Industries, Incorporated (NYSE:HAR), the premier audio, visual, infotainment and enterprise automation group, has been recognized by The Business Council of Fairfield County as a Platinum participant in its 2015 Healthy Workplace Employer Recognition Program.

Presented by The Business Council’s Wellness Roundtable, the program applauds area employers that understand the competitive advantage of a healthy workforce and have implemented a diverse range of programs to promote a healthy workplace and assist their employees to live healthier lives. HARMAN was recognized in the Platinum category – the highest category of distinction – and was selected to present a case study on its health and wellness achievements at the Healthy Workplace Employer Recognition Program event on February 13 at the Sheraton Stamford Hotel.

“At HARMAN, we know that our people are our greatest competitive advantage, and we understand that supporting healthy lifestyles among our employees through a variety of programs ultimately benefits all HARMAN stakeholders,” said John Stacey, Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer of HARMAN. “We appreciate this positive recognition for our health and wellness offerings and we look forward to continuing to invest in programs to maintain a competitive and compelling workplace at the forefront of leading companies today.”

HARMAN offers a multifaceted approach to health and wellness that emphasizes strong communications to help employees and their spouses make informed decisions about healthcare and benefits programs. Regular communication through our online wellness portal and newsletters inform employees of their choices for healthcare plans and savings account options. HARMAN also offers financial incentives that allow employees and spouses to reduce deductibles and insurance costs by completing various wellness actions, provides access to health and wellness professionals who can provide coaching and counsel, and tasks local Wellness Site Champions with driving employee engagement with wellness initiatives at the local level.


HARMAN ( designs, manufactures and markets premier audio, visual, infotainment and enterprise automation solutions for the automotive, consumer and professional markets. With leading brands including AKG®, Harman Kardon®, Infinity®, JBL®, Lexicon® , Mark Levinson ® and Revel®, the Company is admired by audiophiles, musicians and the entertainment venues where they perform. More than 25 million automobiles on the road today are equipped with HARMAN audio and infotainment systems.  HARMAN has a workforce of approximately 17,600 people across the Americas, Europe, and Asia and reported sales of $5.9 billion during the last 12 months ended December 31, 2014.