Anya Verkhovskaya Wins 2011 Women in Business Stevie® Award for Best Executive of the Year

Nov 14, 2011, 16:33 ET from A.B. Data

NEW YORK, Nov. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Anya Verkhovskaya, A.B. Data, Ltd. Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, wins 2011 Stevie Award for Best Executive–Service Businesses at the Stevie Awards for Women in Business.

The Stevie Awards for Women in Business honor women executives, entrepreneurs, and the companies they run – worldwide.  The awards are one of four Stevie Awards programs, which have been hailed as the world's premier business awards.  More than 1,300 entries – a record for the competition – participated this year for consideration in 75 categories.

"The 2011 Best Executive award honors Ms. Verkhovskaya's remarkable leadership and unwavering commitment to her work, both domestically and abroad," said Bruce Arbit, A.B. Data's Co-Managing Director.  "Under Ms. Verkhovskaya's direction, A.B. Data's Class Action Administration Company has raised the bar on quality and level of service for the industry as a whole.  This international recognition is well-deserved."

Finalists in the competition were chosen by business professionals worldwide during preliminary judging.  Members of six final judging committees selected Stevie Award winners from among the Finalists during final judging.  More than 200 professionals worldwide participated in the judging process this year.

"I am honored to be the recipient of the 2011 Best Executive–Service Businesses Stevie Award.  More importantly, I am proud to have been included in such a dedicated and impressive group of executives," said Verkhovskaya.  "I look forward to continuing A.B. Data's long-standing tradition of excellence in administering class action cases."

Details about the Stevie Awards for Women in Business and the list of honorees are available at

"Women entrepreneurs and executives continue to innovate, excel, and impress," said Michael Gallagher, president of the Stevie Awards.  "Regardless of general economic conditions, the achievements of women-owned and women-run organizations around the world remain high, and are reflected in this year's honorees."

About A.B. Data, Ltd.

Founded in 1980, A.B. Data has earned an international reputation for expertly managing the complexities of class action administration in consumer, securities, antitrust, wage and hour, discrimination, civil rights, ERISA, insurance, environmental, and other types of cases.  Dedicated professionals support their clients daily with innovative technology, extraordinary talent, and unmatched expertise, resources, and capacity.  For more information about A.B. Data, visit

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

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