SAINT PAUL, Minn. (August 11, 2010) – Jeremy White, founder and CEO of gadfly software developer CodeWeavers, Inc., announced today he is the firm’s “Employee of the Month” for the 175th consecutive month, an accomplishment unmatched by any executive in corporate America.
Founded 175 months ago and based in Saint Paul, Minn., White’s CodeWeavers, Inc. develops software enabling users to run Windows Applications on Mac and Linux without a Windows operating system. CodeWeavers employs 35 people worldwide.
“Each month, CodeWeavers selects an employee who excels in productivity, industriousness, passion, team spirit and initiative,” said White. “We seek an individual who goes above and beyond his or her daily requirements to demonstrate greatness and loyalty.
“Despite my best efforts to motivate our software development ninjas with promises of 14-hour workdays as opposed to their mandatory 18-hour shifts, or my dangling OHSA-taunting incentives for our sales force, no one…no one…can write code or close deals as well as me,” White added.
Standing in an awards ceremony attended only by him, White applauded himself as he nailed his framed photo next to the 174 already hung on the wall.
“It is an honor to once again serve CodeWeavers as employee of the month,” White said, “I congratulate myself on this Jack Welchian level of performance, and I challenge my employees to bring to this office the poise, confidence and skill it takes to topple me from this mountaintop.”
For his efforts, White once again receives:
A private breakfast with the company CEO at a McDonald’s or Burger King of the employee’s choosing.
Exclusive use of company car, a 1996 lily white Toyota Tercel.
Free use of all CodeWeavers software.
A $5 iTunes gift card.
Access to private company commode and urinal (complete with scent cake featuring photo of Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer)
Foot scrub and toenail manicure from company chief operating officer
Founded in 1996 as a general software consultancy, CodeWeavers focuses on the development of Wine – the core technology found in all of its CrossOver products. The company's goal is to bring expanded market opportunities for Windows software developers by making it easier, faster and more painless to port Windows software to Linux. CodeWeavers is recognized as a leader in open-source Windows porting technology, and maintains development offices in Minnesota, the United Kingdom and elsewhere around the world. The company is privately held. For more information about CodeWeavers, log on to www.CodeWeavers.com.
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Eric Davis, Haberman & Associates, 612-372-6465,