​Eastman Honored as One of the Best Places to Work in 2014, A Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award

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Printer-friendly versionPrinter-friendly versionPDF versionPDF version Kingsport, Tenn., December 11, 2013 — Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE: EMN) has been honored with a Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award recognizing the 50 Best Places to Work in 2014. The Employees’ Choice Awards, now in their sixth year, rely solely on the input of employees, who elect to provide feedback on their jobs, work environments and companies via Glassdoor’s anonymous online company review survey.  This is the first year Eastman has made the list.“We were excited to learn about this honor,” said Eastman Chairman and CEO Jim Rogers. “One of Eastman’s greatest strengths is its culture.  I’m proud to have had the privilege of leading this global team of people who make Eastman a great place to work. As Mark Costa takes over as CEO in January, I’m confident we’ll continue to see great things from Eastman and the people who power its success.”Eastman Sr. Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer Perry Stuckey noted, “Our nearly 14,000 employees have created a unique culture that not only makes Eastman successful, but also makes it a special place to work. We’re thrilled that this award resulted from our employees sharing what it’s like to work here.”  The comprehensive Glassdoor company review survey includes both quantitative and qualitative questions designed to capture a genuine and authentic inside look at what it’s like to work in a particular job at the company. The survey asks employees to rate their satisfaction with the company overall, and key workplace factors like career opportunities, compensation and benefits, work/life balance, senior management, as well as culture and values.  In addition, employees are asked to describe the best reasons to work at their company as well as any downsides.  For the complete list of the Glassdoor Best Places to Work in 2014 and how they are selected, visit http://www.glassdoor.com/Best-Places-to-Work-LST_KQ0,19.htm. ​About GlassdoorGlassdoor is the world’s most transparent career community that is changing the way people find jobs and companies recruit top talent. Founded in 2007, Glassdoor offers members the latest job listings, as well as access to proprietary user-generated content including company-specific salary reports, ratings and reviews, CEO approval ratings, interview questions and reviews, office photos and more. Members also have the ability to see Inside Connections™ at particular companies via their Facebook network. In addition, thousands of employers are using Glassdoor’s Talent Solutions to support their recruiting and employment branding efforts. Glassdoor is backed by Benchmark Capital, Sutter Hill Ventures, Battery Ventures, DAG Ventures, Dragoneer Investment Group and Tiger Global. Glassdoor’s mobile app is available on iOS and Android platforms. More information about Glassdoor can be found on the Glassdoor Blog, Glassdoor Talent Solutions Blog and by following the company on Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and LinkedIn. ​About Eastman Chemical CompanyEastman is a global specialty chemical company that produces a broad range of products found in items people use every day. With a portfolio of specialty businesses, Eastman works with customers to deliver innovative products and solutions while maintaining a commitment to safety and sustainability. Its market-driven approaches take advantage of world-class technology platforms and leading positions in attractive end-markets such as transportation, building and construction and consumables. Eastman focuses on creating consistent, superior value for all stakeholders. As a globally diverse company, Eastman serves customers in approximately 100 countries and had 2012 pro forma combined revenues, giving effect to the Solutia acquisition, of approximately $9.1 billion. The company is headquartered in Kingsport, Tennessee, USA and employs approximately 14,000 people around the world. For more information, visit www.eastman.com. ​Eastman Media Contact: Lisa Adams, Ladams@eastman.com, (423) 229-8211Glassdoor Media Contacts: PR@Glassdoor.com, (415) 339-9105 x3

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