Two Kenexa Customers Earn Brandon Hall Excellence Awards



11/5/2012 10:40:56 AM

WAYNE, Pa. (Nov. 5, 2012) – Kenexa (NYSE: KNXA), a global provider of business solutions for human resources, today announced that two of its customers received a 2012 Brandon Hall Excellence Award for Learning.

AAA Northern California, Nevada and Utah Insurance Exchange won a Brandon Hall Gold award for excellence in the best use of performance support category. The organization, which provides auto and homeowners insurance in 24 states, used Kenexa’s Learning Content Management System (LCMS) to develop, manage, maintain and deliver its online help and training content for a new enterprise transactional system roll-out to 3,700 employees and a vastly larger audience of independent agents.

AMD, an industry semiconductor design innovator that powers a wide range of computing devices, and Kenexa received a Brandon Hall Silver award for excellence in the best program for sales training and performance. AMD used Kenexa’s Social LMS to support sales by launching a complete enablement program called AMD Customer Group University. The CGU helped increase the overall competency of the AMD sales force.

“We are thrilled that organizations like AAA and AMD see the value of our learning solutions and have been recognized for their innovation that is making a difference in the marketplace,” said Rudy Karsan, CEO of Kenexa.

The entries were evaluated by a panel of veteran, independent senior industry experts, Brandon Hall Group sr. analysts and executive leadership based upon the following criteria: fit the need, design of the program, functionality, innovation and overall measurable benefits.

“This year’s winners should be very proud of their achievements, especially based on the rigorous judging process all submissions underwent,” said Mike Cooke, CEO of Brandon Hall Group. “We are honored to recognize the award winners who exemplify a high standard of performance in their organizations and demonstrate clear, measureable business results through these innovative programs.”

About Kenexa
Kenexa (NYSE: KNXA) helps drive HR and business outcomes through its unique combination of technology, content and services. Enabling organizations to optimize their workforces since 1987, Kenexa’s integrated talent acquisition and talent management solutions have touched the lives of more than 110 million people. Additional information about Kenexa and its global products and services can be accessed at www.kenexa.com. Follow Kenexa on Twitter: @kenexa

About Brandon Hall Group
Having worked with more than 10,000 clients globally and after 20 years of delivering world-class solutions, Brandon Hall Group is the preeminent research and analyst organization focused on developing research-driven solutions to drive organizational performance for emerging and large organizations. Brandon Hall Group has an extensive repository of thought leadership, research, data and expertise in Learning and Development, Talent Management, Sales Effectiveness, Marketing Impact, and Executive Management. (www.brandonhall)

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