Hisco Honored for Excellence in "Employee Ownership" Communications

Washington, DC— May 6, 2015—Hisco has been selected by the ESOP Association as the winner of the 2015 “One Outstanding Event, Over 250 Employees” Annual Award for Communications Excellence (AACE). The AACE Awards are sponsored each year by the Association to recognize the outstanding communications and educational programs of its members. The awards are presented each May at the Association’s Annual Conference in Washington, DC to companies who have excelled in communicating the ESOP (employee stock ownership plan) and its meaning to the company’s employees.

Hisco is an employee owned company located in Houston, Texas. Hisco started the ESOP program in 1974 today there are over 375 employee owners.

“We are pleased to have been selected as a 2015 AACE Award winner by the ESOP Association,” commented Bob Dill, President and CEO. “We are proud to be an ESOP company and strongly believe in the power of employee ownership and share that belief with all our employees.”

AACE Award winners are chosen by a panel of five judges made up of both management and non-management employee owners, each of whom has demonstrated active experience and interest in the field of ESOPs and employee ownership communications. Awards are based on: overall quality and quantity of employee owner education, frequency of ownership communications, involvement and/or response of employee owners, encouragement of ownership attitudes, clear explanations, creative ideas, graphic design, and technical quality.