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Hughes Wins Four Awards from the Alliance for Workplace Excellence


Awards Recognize Leaders in Workplace Health and Wellness, Diversity, Environmental Consciousness and Overall Excellence

Germantown, Md., USA, June 9, 2017—Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), the global leader in broadband satellite networks and services, today announced it has been recognized by the Alliance for Workplace Excellence (AWE) as one of the best workplaces in the Greater Washington, D.C. area the for the 18th consecutive year.

Hughes received the 2017 AWE Workplace Excellence and Health & Wellness Seals of Approval as well as the AWE EcoLeadership and Diversity Champion Awards at The AWE Annual Awards luncheon held today at the Gaithersburg Marriott Washingtonian Center. The AWE awards honor organizations that promote professional fulfillment and personal wellness at work, at home, and in the community, as well as their commitment to sustainability and workplace diversity.

“Hughes is committed to providing a healthy, encouraging and inclusive workplace where our employees can thrive both professionally and personally,” said Pradman Kaul, president of Hughes. “We are honored to be recognized once again by the AWE as one of the region’s best places to work. Our employees are our most important asset and their success drives our success as a company.”

Candidates for AWE awards undergo a rigorous assessment process led by an independent review panel of business professional and master’s and Ph.D. level students in the fields of business, industrial and organizational psychology, human resources, environmental science, public health and diversity and inclusion.

A total of 54 employers will be recognized for their exemplary commitment to building excellent places to work in Montgomery County and throughout the United States, including organizations of all sizes and in all industry types.