For Immediate Release
NORWOOD, Mass. – September 20, 2021 – HMI Performance Incentives, a global leader in B2B incentive solutions, is pleased to announce it has won its seventh consecutive Excellence Award from the Incentive Marketing Association (IMA) for the fifth year in a row. HMI received the award for Excellence in Employee Incentive in partnership with WESCO | Anixter, a global supply chain solutions and distribution company, for its innovative employee incentive program.
This award marks five years in a row that HMI has won at least one award and honorable mentions from IMA’s Excellence Awards. The award attests to the expertise and caliber of the services that HMI provides for its clients. This is the seventh award from IMA that HMI has added to their list. The categories are: Best Sales Incentives, Best Distributor Program, Best Innovation Program, Best A/B Testing, Best Short-Term Promotion, Best Merchandise Incentive Program and, now, Best in Employee Incentive.
“We are honored and excited to receive the IMA Excellence Award again this year. It is the fifth year in a row that we are being recognized, and we are thankful for the opportunity to share this award with WESCO | Anixter,” said Kiwon Chang, CEO of HMI Performance Incentives. “This recognition is a great testament to the commitment and dedication of every employee at HMI, and I am grateful to be working with such hardworking, smart, and creative people focused on addressing the needs of our clients.”
WESCO | Anixter partnered with HMI Performance Incentives to develop an incentive rewards platform to centralize vendor and company sales program incentives into a single streamlined system. The Reward Zone platform enables easy management of hundreds of vendor incentive campaigns, both regional and national, to drive strong engagement, real-time visibility, and enhanced reporting.
“We are proud to see the Reward Zone incentive program recognized for excellence. This data-driven platform helps our salespeople align with the needs of our strategic suppliers and is a proven tool for WESCO | Anixter to drive supplier advocacy and profitable growth,” said Ted Dosch, executive vice president of strategy and chief transformation officer at WESCO | Anixter.
HMI also received two honorable mentions from IMA for Excellence in Recognition with Pure Storage Inc., as well as shortlisted for Dealer/Distributor and Gift Card Categories with Marvell and Pure Storage Inc.
About HMI Performance Incentives
People are an organization’s most important asset. Using data and behavior-driven methodologies, strategic design, creativity, and empathy, every company can achieve their growth and profit goals through a comprehensive incentive loyalty strategy. Founded in 1980 in Cambridge, MA, HMI Performance Incentives is a global leader in designing and managing incentive loyalty solutions.
About WESCO | Anixter
WESCO International, Inc. (NYSE: WCC) builds, connects, powers and protects the world. A publicly traded FORTUNE 500® company headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, WESCO is a leading provider of business-to-business distribution, logistics services and supply chain solutions. Pro forma 2020 annual sales were over $16 billion, including Anixter International Inc., which it acquired in June 2020. WESCO offers a best-in-class product and services portfolio of Electrical and Electronic Solutions, Communications and Security Solutions, and Utility and Broadband Solutions. The Company employs nearly 18,000 people, maintains relationships with approximately 30,000 suppliers, and serves more than 125,000 customers worldwide. With nearly 1,500,000 products, end-to-end supply chain services, and leading digital capabilities, WESCO provides innovative solutions to meet customer needs across commercial and industrial businesses, contractors, government agencies, institutions, telecommunications providers, and utilities. WESCO operates approximately 800 branches, warehouses and sales offices in more than 50 countries, providing a local presence for customers and a global network to serve multilocation businesses and multinational corporations.