NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire -03/09/12)- Information Builders, an independent leader in business intelligence (BI) solutions, today announced that several members of its customer service team have been awarded bronze Stevie® Awards in the sixth annual Stevie Awards for Sales and Customer Service. Information Builders' Post Sales Account Director Tony Li; Account Support Manager Terri Whitmore; and the Operations and Support Technologies Group (STG), led by Technical Director Andrew Harsanyi, were recognized in the categories of Sales Director of the Year, Customer Service Contact Professional of the Year, and Back-Office Service Team of the Year, respectively.
More than 1,000 entries from organizations of all sizes, and in virtually every industry, were submitted to this year's competition. Li, Whitmore, and Information Builders' Operations and Support Technologies Group were recognized for their focus on helping customers succeed in meeting their business goals. Li has contributed significantly to Information Builders by closing new accounts and nurturing existing customer relations. As an account support manager, Whitmore is responsible for helping Information Builders' customers with their technology needs and has made significant contributions to customer satisfaction and revenue retention. Under Harsanyi's leadership, STG provides the tools and technology needed to provide ongoing support for Information Builders' global customer base.
"Information Builders' success as a company is largely due to our talented and experienced employee base," said Gerald Cohen, president and CEO of Information Builders. "We're honored to once again have our employees be acknowledged by the Stevie Awards, and extend our thanks to Tony, Terri, and the STG team. This is truly a testament to Information Builders' focus on providing the best possible service to our customers."
The Stevie Awards for Sales and Customer Service are the world's top sales awards, contact center awards, and customer service awards. The Stevie Awards organizes several of the world's leading business awards shows including the prestigious American Business Awards(SM) and International Business Awards(SM).
"We're delighted to kick off our celebration of the 10th year of the Stevie Awards movement with the 2012 Stevie Awards for Sales and Customer Service, which is the first program in which we conferred Silver and Bronze Stevie Awards," said Michael Gallagher, president and founder of the Stevie Awards. "It's gratifying and inspiring to have received so many remarkable entries for this year's competition."
Details about the Stevie Awards for Sales and Customer Service and the list of Stevie winners in all categories are available at stevieawards.com/sales.
About Information Builders
Information Builders' software and services transform data into business value for game-changing results. Our solutions for business intelligence and analytics, integration, and data integrity empower people to make smarter decisions, strengthen customer relationships, improve employee performance, and drive growth.
Our dedication to customer success is unmatched in the industry. That's why tens of thousands of leading organizations rely on Information Builders solutions to run their business for developing and executing on a world-class information strategy. In addition, we are a major provider to leading technology vendors including HP, IBM, Oracle, SAP, Teradata, Amdocs, and many others. Founded in 1975, Information Builders is headquartered in New York, NY, with offices around the world and remains one of the largest independent, privately-held companies in the software industry. Visit us at informationbuilders.com, follow us on Twitter at @infobldrs, like us on Facebook, and visit our LinkedIn page.
About The Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in four programs: The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about The Stevie Awards at www.stevieawards.com.
Sponsors and supporters of the 6th annual Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service include American Support, the Business TalkRadio Network, Coloredge Los Angeles * New York, Competence Call Center, SDL and ValueSelling Associates.