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Softtek Wins Stevie® Award in 7th Annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business

New York, New York – November 18, 2010 – Softtek, a provider of process-driven IT services that increase the business value of Fortune 1000 organizations’ application portfolios, today announced that it has won a Stevie Award for Best Latin American Executive at the Stevie Awards for Women in Business awards dinner on November 12.

The Stevie Awards for Women in Business is an international competition recognizing the accomplishments of outstanding women executives, entrepreneurs, and the organizations they run.   The awards are produced by the creators of the prestigious American Business AwardsSM. 

Karen Schupp, Marketing Communications Manager at Softtek, accepted the Stevie award on behalf of Blanca Treviño, the President and CEO of Softtek. It was presented to her by Sara Eisen, Markets Reporter for Bloomberg Television.  In accepting the Stevie, on behalf of Blanca, Karen said, “To be considered one of Latin America's Best Executives carries tremendous weight not only for Blanca, but also for the 6,000 faces of Softtek, as you cannot be a good executive without a great team. As a rising star on the global stage, we take great pride in the Latin American region and as leaders in the nearshore industry. This award will keep all of us motivated to continue working hard for our customers and our region.”

Stevie Awards were handed out in categories including Best Entrepreneur, Best Executive, Lifetime Achievement, and Women Helping Women at the gala event at New York’s Marriott Marquis Hotel on November 12.  More than 1,200 entries from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted for consideration.  

Softtek’s President and CEO, Blanca Treviño has over 20 years of experience in working with Softtek. This year marks her 10th anniversary as Softtek’s President and CEO. During her tenure, Softtek has grown as a global IT service provider, employing 6,000 associates worldwide across 30 offices.

Finalists in the competition were chosen by business professionals worldwide during preliminary judging in September and October.   Final judging was conducted by members of the awards’ Board of Distinguished Judges & Advisors in late October to select Stevie Award winners from among the Finalists.

“I am deeply honored to have won this esteemed award and to be recognized among such a prestigious group of women business leaders,” said Blanca Treviño, President and CEO of Softtek. “At Softtek, we place a strong emphasis on nurturing our associates and creating opportunities for growth. Throughout my time with the company, Softtek has grown to be a process-driven IT service provider, where we focus on end-results. This award recognizes our team’s hard work in providing the best value for our clients.”

Blanca was also a finalist for the Stevie Award for Best Executive – Service Businesses – More Than 2,500 Employees - Business Services. The winner in the category was Teresa Poggenpohl, Executive Director - Global Image for Accenture.

Details about the Stevie Awards for Women in Business and the list of honorees are available at www.stevieawards.com/women. 

About Softtek:
Founded in 1982, Softtek is a global provider of IT and business process solutions with close to 6,000 associates across 30 offices in North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia. With nine Global Delivery Centers in Mexico, China, Brazil, Argentina and Spain, Softtek provides in-depth, high-quality and cost-effective solutions to top-tier corporations in over 20 countries through on-site, on-shore and its trademarked Global Nearshore™ service delivery models. Creator and leader of the nearshore industry, Softtek is a leading IT service provider in Latin America. For more information, visit softtek.com.

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 companies 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 of the 7th annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business include the Business TalkRadio Network and KeyBank.  Localization partner of the 2010 Stevie Awards is Lionbridge.

For more information, contact:

Alejandro Camino
Softtek
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+1 917-536-0010



Karen Liedl
Marketing Communications Manager
Softtek
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+1 763-291-1464



 

 
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