OWINGS MILLS, Md., Aug. 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Medifast, Inc. (NYSE: MED), a leading United States manufacturer and provider of clinically proven weight-loss and healthy living products and programs, today announced that the company was named as a Gold winner in the Company of the Year (Medium) category by the Best in Biz Awards, an independent business awards program judged solely by members of the press and industry analysts.
The annual awards program honors companies, teams, executives and products for their business success from both this year and last. The Best in Biz entry pool was comprised of hundreds of private and public companies internationally. Judges for the Best in Biz Awards consist of writers and journalists from business, financial, trade, and technology publications as well as broadcast outlets and industry analysts. This award is set apart from others by the distinguished group of judges with the expertise to objectively evaluate the entry pool.
"We are honored to have been chosen for the Gold Award from such a notable group of judges and field of public and private companies," said Michael MacDonald, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Medifast, Inc. "This recognition from Best in Biz is a testament to the work of the entire Medifast team and we look forward to continuing to implement our strategic plan."
Best in Biz Awards 2015 International honors were presented across company categories, department and team categories, executive categories, product categories, and PR and media categories.
A complete list of winners can be found at http://intl.bestinbizawards.com/intl-2015-winners/.
About Medifast: Medifast (NYSE: MED) is the leading easy-to-use, clinically proven weight-loss program. The company sells its products and programs via four unique distribution channels: 1) the Web and national call centers, 2) the Take Shape For Life personal health coach division, 3) Medifast Weight Control Centers, and 4) a national network of physicians. Medifast was founded in 1980 and is located in Owings Mills, Maryland. For more information, log onto www.MedifastNow.com.
About Best in Biz Awards: Best in Biz Awards recognizes top companies, teams, executives and products for their business success as judged by established members of the press and industry analysts. Best in Biz Awards honors are conferred in two separate programs annually: North America, and International. Entries will begin to be accepted in the Best in Biz Awards 2015 International program in January 2015. Any organization worldwide may participate in the International program in any of the more than 60 company, department or team, executive and product categories. For more information about the entry process and categories in the International program, please visit: http://intl.bestinbizawards.com.
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