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Michelle Link Named to HR Honor Roll

NORFOLK, Va., Oct. 28, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- PRA Group (Nasdaq:PRAA), a global leader in acquiring nonperforming loans, today announced that Michelle Link, chief human resources officer, has been named to Human Resource Executive magazine's 2015 HR Honor Roll.

Michelle Link, Chief Human Resources Officer, PRA Group


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Steve Fredrickson, chairman and chief executive officer of PRA Group, said, "When Michelle joined PRA in 2011, she quickly established her role as a leader by restructuring and staffing the human resources department to accommodate our rapid growth, including several international acquisitions driving our strategy of global expansion. Her vision for PRA is always evolving and expanding to reflect our daily operations and our compliance standards."

Link's 2015 HR Honor Roll profile, titled "Data- and Relationship-Driven," was featured in the October 16, 2015 issue of Human Resource Executive magazine.

A panel of five judges reviewed this year's submissions and based its selections on the candidate's ability to handle significant problems in the human resource field, the candidate's role and/or success in establishing the HR function as an integral part of his or her organization, the candidate's management skills as demonstrated within the HR function, and the candidate's contributions to the HR profession. HR executives from Hewlett Packard, Ingersoll Rand, DirecTV and LPL Financial were also chosen for this nationwide recognition.

About PRA Group

As a global leader in acquiring nonperforming loans, PRA Group (Nasdaq:PRAA) returns capital to global banks and other creditors to help expand financial services for consumers in the Americas and Europe. PRA Group companies collaborate with customers to help them resolve their debt and provide a broad range of additional revenue and recovery services to business and government clients.

PRA has been recognized as one of Fortune's 100 Fastest-Growing Companies for three years and one of Forbes' Best Small Companies in America for eight consecutive years since 2007. For more information, please visit www.pragroup.com.

CONTACT: News Media Contact: Nancy Porter Vice President, Corporate Communications (757) 431-7950 NAPorter@PRAGroup.com

Source:PRA Group