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KPMG Named One of Working Mother Magazine's Top Five Companies for Multicultural Women for Sixth Consecutive Year

NEW YORK, May 15, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- KPMG LLP was named one of Working Mother magazine's 2014 top five "Best Companies for Multicultural Women" for its best practices in hiring, retaining and promoting women of color. This marks the sixth consecutive year KPMG was among the top five of 25 U.S. companies recognized by the publication.

"We are proud to once again be recognized as a top five company for multicultural women by Working Mother, as it further demonstrates KPMG's commitment to creating a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone has the opportunity to excel," said Kathy Hannan, KPMG's National Managing Partner for Diversity and Corporate Responsibility. "At KPMG, women are an enormous part of our talent pool and diverse women leaders are represented throughout various levels of management and contribute to our organization's success every day."

KPMG offers a wide range of programs and initiatives to enhance diversity as well as promote the professional development of its women and support their growth as potential future leaders of the firm.

"Our 'Best Companies for Multicultural Women' award recognizes leaders in the business community like KPMG that are building an inclusive culture so that women of color can thrive and lead," said Carol Evans, president of Working Mother Media. "We are proud of the policies and programs KPMG supports. Creating a culture of inclusion and authenticity is essential for all companies that want to have access to the top talent needed to drive their business."

Key findings of the 2014 Working Mother report can be found on workingmother.com.

About KPMG LLP

KPMG LLP, the audit, tax and advisory firm (www.kpmg.com/us), is the U.S. member firm of KPMG International Cooperative ("KPMG International"). KPMG International's member firms have 155,000 professionals, including more than 8,600 partners, in 155 countries.

CONTACT: Bridget Carroll/Ichiro Kawasaki KPMG LLP 201-505-6501/201-307-8640 bccarroll@kpmg.com/ ikawasaki@kpmg.comSource:KPMG LLP