August 1, 2011

ADP Named to Forbes’ List of The World’s Most Innovative Companies

ROSELAND, N.J., Aug. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ADP ®, a leading provider of human resource outsourcing, payroll services, benefits administration and integrated computing solutions for vehicle dealers, today announced that it has been named to Forbes magazine's list of The World's Most Innovative Companies, a ranking of the top 100 "leading-edge corporations deemed most likely to succeed now and in the future."

The rankings, which appear on and in the August 8th issue of Forbes magazine, are based on an eight-year study by Harvard Business School Professor and "master of disruptive innovation" Clayton M. Christensen, along with colleagues Jeff Dyer, a professor at Brigham Young University, and Hal B Gregersen, a professor of leadership at the Institut Europeen d'Administration des Affaires (INSEAD). ADP was ranked number 87 on the list.

"Innovation is in ADP's DNA - having been founded 60 years ago on an innovation that relieved businesses of significant compliance and administrative burden. Throughout its history, ADP has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to deploying innovative tools and processes that enable clients of all sizes to focus on running their business - so it is extremely gratifying to be recognized as one of the world's most innovative companies by Forbes and the esteemed team of academics whose research and analysis determined the rankings," said Carlos Rodriguez, President and Chief Operating Officer, ADP.

Recent Mobile Technology Innovations for Clients

ADP is leveraging the rapid expansion of smartphone penetration and mobile technologies by deploying innovative enterprise mobile applications such as RUN Powered by ADP®. Today, more than 100,000 small business owners are using the RUN online payroll management solution and 60 percent of them process their payroll on a mobile device.

Recently, ADP introduced a new mobile HR solution for employers and employees, the ADP Mobile Solutions app, designed to help drive enhanced productivity and employee engagement. With this newest mobile application, ADP is poised to revolutionize the way employers deliver pay and benefits information to their employees.

About ADP

Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADP), with nearly $9 billion in revenues and about 550,000 clients, is one of the world's largest providers of business outsourcing solutions. Leveraging over 60 years of experience, ADP offers a wide range of HR, payroll, tax and benefits administration solutions from a single source. ADP's easy-to-use solutions for employers provide superior value to companies of all types and sizes. ADP is also a leading provider of integrated computing solutions to auto, truck, motorcycle, marine and recreational vehicle dealers throughout the world. For more information about ADP or to contact a local ADP sales office, reach us at 1 (800) 225-5237 or visit the company's website at

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