TrueBlue Receives Seattle Business Magazine’s Excellence in Governance Award

02/02/2018

TACOMA, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- TrueBlue, Inc. (NYSE:TBI) announced today its board of directors received the Governance Award last night from Seattle Business Magazine at the publication’s annual Executive Excellence Awards Program.

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The judges cited TrueBlue’s policies for shareholder rights, equity compensation and oversight in choosing to honor the company. TrueBlue’s board also stands out for having three of its eight seats held by women and three by persons of color. The Board also received a top ISS Quality Score in governance from Institutional Shareholder Services.

“Having a board that is inclusive and represents different perspectives has a positive impact on our governance style, including administrative practices, HR management and long-term planning, as well as our ability to successfully innovate,” TrueBlue CEO Steve Cooper said.

TrueBlue Director Jeff Sakaguchi added, “Our directors bring a broad matrix of skills, often representing the industries of TrueBlue clients, and a desire to connect people to work in ways that will improve their lives. We’re honored to be recognized for our deliberate effort to reflect the communities we serve.”

TrueBlue was also recently recognized as a Corporate Champion by the Women’s Forum of New York for the gender diversity on its Board.

About TrueBlue:

TrueBlue (NYSE: TBI) is a leading provider of specialized workforce solutions that help clients create growth, improve efficiency and increase reliability. TrueBlue connects over 815,000 people with work each year in a wide variety of industries through its PeopleReady segment offering industrial staffing services, PeopleManagement segment offering onsite workforce management and PeopleScout segment offering Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) and Managed Service Provider (MSP) solutions.

ABOUT SEATTLE BUSINESS: Seattle Business is a monthly magazine read by business executives across the state. Events tied to its editorial coverage include the Executive Excellence Awards, Leaders in Health Care Awards, Washington Manufacturing Awards, Daring Women, 100 Best Companies to Work For, Tech Impact Awards, Community Impact Awards and Family Business Awards. Seattle Business is owned by Minneapolis-based Tiger Oak Publications, which also publishes Seattle, Seattle Bride and more than 20 other regional magazines. Seattle Business is free to professionals.

Source: TrueBlue, Inc.

TrueBlue, Inc.

Stacey Burke, 253-680-8291

Vice President, Corporate Communications

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Phone: 1-253-680-8214

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About TrueBlue

TrueBlue (NYSE: TBI) is a leading provider of specialized workforce solutions, helping clients improve growth and performance by providing staffing, workforce management, and recruitment process outsourcing solutions. The company’s specialized workforce solutions meet clients’ needs for a reliable, efficient workforce in a wide variety of industries. TrueBlue connects as many as 840,000 people to work each year.