CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In first graph, third sentence of release, name should read: Mr. Ignacio Carrillo (sted Mr. Carrillo).
The corrected release reads:
FLOWERS COMMUNICATIONS GROUP UPDATED STATEMENT
We were made aware that one of our now former employees has been arrested and charged with a serious crime. While we respect the legal process, we adhere to a strict code of ethics, which we expect every employee to uphold. It is also important to note that we conduct extensive background checks for all potential employees and in the case of Mr. Ignacio Carrillo, who joined our firm in February 2011, there was no criminal history. We believe, however, that our code of ethics was violated and took immediate steps to enforce our code. We decided to move swiftly to terminate his employment. The integrity of our clients, our staff and our agency is our foremost priority, which warranted decisive action.
This unforeseen and unfortunate circumstance is not reflective of who we are as a company or what we represent. It does, however, present what we know is a crisis situation and in response to it we have taken the same timely and critical steps we would advise to any of our clients. From a business perspective, we will continue to provide the excellent service that has been our hallmark for the past 20 years.
Michelle Flowers Welch
Founder and CEO