COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., April 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Vectrus, Inc. (NYSE: VEC) announced that Jennifer McPherson, Ombudsperson, received the Compliance Officer of the Year, EMEA at the 2017 Women in Compliance Awards held in London, U.K. on March 30, 2017.
The Women in Compliance Awards celebrate the successes and achievements of female compliance professionals from across the corporate spectrum worldwide and recognizes the achievements of women within the compliance and regulatory industry.
"It is an honor to receive this award, given the caliber of nominee on the shortlist for consideration," said McPherson. "This is a bright moment for our program and could not have been achieved without the collective effort of everyone involved."
Vectrus is committed to ensuring it has effective ethics and compliance programs across the globe. The company's programs provide oversight and leadership to help ensure that Vectrus operates with the highest ethical business standards.
"Jennifer is richly deserving of this award. We are delighted that the Women in Compliance Awards recognized the valuable contributions and leadership Jennifer brings to the Vectrus compliance department," said Michele Tyler, Vectrus chief legal officer. "Our effectiveness as a compliance team must evolve with new challenges, and as the center of our compliance operations in the Middle East, Jennifer is instrumental in the continued development of our program."
The Women in Compliance Awards are presented in eleven categories at the annual event. Ms. McPherson was chosen as Compliance Officer of the Year, EMEA, for a combination of her outstanding achievements and her strong leadership, which put her at the forefront of the international compliance community.
Vectrus is a leading, global government services company with a history in the services market that dates back more than 70 years. The company provides facility and logistics services, and information technology and network communication services to U.S. government customers around the world. Vectrus is differentiated by operational excellence, superior program performance, a history of long-term customer relationships, and a strong commitment to their mission success. Vectrus is headquartered in Colorado Springs, Colo., and includes about 5,600 employees spanning 143 locations in 18 countries. In 2016, Vectrus generated sales of $1.2 billion. For more information, visit our website at www.vectrus.com or connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and YouTube.
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