AMD receives the American Heart Association’s Fit Friendly Workplace Award

AMD - AHA Fit Friendly Company
AMD - AHA Fit Friendly Company
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MIRAMAR, Fla. - Aug. 29, 2014 - PRLog -- Miramar, FL, August 28, 2014 – AMD was recognized by The American Heart Association during the Extraordinary Women Leading Change Conference on August 22nd in Miami, FL.

Beverly Kuykendall, the company’s President of Government Business division, accepted the Award on AMD’s behalf.   “We are pleased that our employees are so involved in the heart healthy initiative. It is an incredible testament to their commitment that they now drive the company’s efforts in participating in the Annual Heart Walk, and all of the activities leading up to the American Heart Association’s Annual Event,” says Akhil Agrawal, President of AMD and a board member of the American Heart Association.

The 150+ AMD employees are so committed to promoting health, they have assembled a “Committee of Ambassadors” to facilitate innovative ideas to promote heart health. This year the Committee of Ambassadors is facilitating a companywide volunteer CPR Training, a heart healthy bake sale fundraiser as well as a fitness challenge among various teams comprised of departmental peer groups.

The American Heart Association’s Heart Walk takes place on November 1, 2014 at Miami Bayfront Park starting at 8am.  AMD employees and their families will be on hand to participate and continue their commitment to health.

Visit the American Heart Association website to gather information on the requirements to become a Fit Friendly Company at: AHA Fit Friendly Company Requirements (

About AMD

AMD is one of the nation’s largest diversified health care distribution and information technology companies. Assisting their customer partners, AMD improves financial and operational efficiencies while enhancing clinical quality performance.

AMD serves the full spectrum of health care providers including acute, primary, home health and hospice, offering a wide range of supply chain centric product and service offerings through its national distribution network.

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