Arvato named a finalist for the 2011 National Business Awards
'The Blackberry Business Enabler of the Year' is open to companies whose aim is to help other businesses to become more profitable or more cost-efficient; to achieve specific commercial goals, like expansion overseas or launches into new markets; to develop key areas of their business; or to improve operational excellence.
Arvato joins over 150 of Britain's most innovative and sustainable public and private sector businesses shortlisted for the awards. Finalists will now prepare to make their presentations in person before an independent, expert judging panel in September and October.
"The National Business Awards embody the core principles of business excellence, innovation and ethics, which have been central to Arvato's culture over the last 50 years", said Matthias Mierisch, CEO and Chairman, Arvato UK & Ireland. "We measure our success through the success of our clients and being shortlisted for this award is testament to that approach, the commitment of our employees and the continued support of our clients."
"The economic climate continues to present UK businesses with an unprecedented challenge: it is therefore particularly encouraging that the entries in this year's National Business Awards have shown no drop in quality or performance. Congratulations to all finalists for demonstrating tremendous strength in their ability to adapt and innovate which no doubt reflects the resilience and optimism that are the hallmarks of UK enterprise", said Baroness Bottomley of Nettlestone, Chair of Judges, the National Business Awards.
Organised by UBM plc, winners will be honoured at the National Business Awards gala dinner at the Grosvenor House Hotel, London, Tuesday 8th November, where George Osborne, the Chancellor of the Exchequer will deliver this year's welcome address. Visit www.nationalbusinessawards.co.uk for a full list of all 2011 finalists.
About Arvato UK & Ireland
Arvato is a trusted global business outsourcing partner to the private and public sectors in the UK. With more than 50 years of experience in outsourcing, Arvato combines expertise in business process outsourcing (BPO), finance services, contact centres, loyalty and customer retention, supply chain solutions, and public sector and citizen services to deliver innovative, individual solutions. Arvato has long-term partnerships with some of the most respected companies in the UK and globally, as well as innovative public sector clients. It is a subsidiary of Arvato, an internationally networked outsourcing provider with over 60,000 people employed in over 270 subsidiaries across 35 countries worldwide. Arvato has annual revenues of approximately €5bn contributing nearly a third of the Bertelsmann group annual revenues of over €15bn. For more information, visit www.arvato.co.uk.
About the National Business Awards
Open to organisations of all sizes from all sectors across the UK, the National Business Awards in partnership with Orange is the UK's most prestigious independent business recognition platform with its independent particular emphasis on excellence, innovation and ethical business. Now in its tenth year the National Business Awards connects the nations' professionals through its annual awards ceremony; year-round thought leadership and round table events; and is UBM plc's flagship awards programme. Visit www.nationalbusinessawards.co.uk for further Information.
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