Great Place to Work Institute Names cleverbridge No. 20 on 2016 Top German IT Employers List

Global ecommerce provider receives high rating and review by employees due to its exceptional workplace culture, open communication and comprehensive benefits 

cleverbridge, a global ecommerce and subscription billing provider, announces the company has been named to the Great Place to Work Institute Germany “Best Employers in IT 2016” list. cleverbridge was named No. 20 on the Great Place to Work list, which recognizes the top 60 IT companies in Germany with exceptional professional development and training, company atmosphere, benefits and rewards, and employee engagement. This is the third consecutive year cleverbridge has been named to the list. The company was also listed as No. 13 on the “Best Employers in North Rhine-Westphalia 2016” list.

To identify top employers, the Great Place to Work Institute issued an anonymous survey to participating companies’ employees. The survey asked about key workplace issues such as trust in the leaders, teamwork, professional development opportunities, appreciation and compensation, identification with work, loyalty to the employer, health promotion and life balance. Furthermore, the quality, diversity and sustainability of policies and approaches in human resources and leadership underwent a management audit.

“We are thrilled and honored to again be recognized by the Great Place to Work Institute as one of the best German employers in the IT industry,” said Christian Blume, CEO, cleverbridge. “Over the past year, we moved to a larger and more modern building as part of the foundation for further growth and spent more time and energy continuing to foster a strong company culture that ensures our employees can grow at both a personal and professional level. I view this award as a testament to those continued efforts and to our employees who make this a great place to work.”

Since its founding, cleverbridge has focused on fostering a strong company culture as a global organization, which has resulted in a great deal of industry recognition. The company was named a 2015 Red Herring Top 100 Europe award finalist and National Champion representing Germany in the 2014/15 European Business Awards’ Employer of the Year Award category. cleverbridge’s Chicago office was also named to Chicago Business Journal’s Best Places to Work Awards, Crain’s Chicago Business’ Coolest Offices and Brill Street’s Top 50 Employers for Gen Y Emerging Talent in Chicago.

The 2016 Great Place to Work list is available online here. To learn more about cleverbridge, please contact or visit