NEW YORK, June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Barry Salzberg, chief executive officer of Deloitte LLP, has been named as a recipient of the 2010 American Business Awards "Stevie Award" for Executive of the Year in the Services category for companies with more than 2,500 employees.
The awards were presented during ceremonies at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City on June 21, 2010. The ceremonies were hosted by Cheryl Casone of Fox Business Network and broadcast nationwide on radio by the Business TalkRadio Network.
Other finalists in this category included, Jeffrey Bezos, chairman, president and CEO, Amazon.com; Dominic Barton, managing director of McKinsey & Company; and Joseph Neubauer, chairman and CEO of ARAMARK.
"I am very honored by this recognition, which truly is a testament to Deloitte's progress and the industry-leading work of our more than 40,000 people in the United States," said Salzberg. "Although we have faced challenging economic times in the past few years, Deloitte's diverse portfolio of quality services and investment in talent continue to drive our business and differentiate us in the marketplace. We are eager to approach the opportunities that await us and our clients in the economic upturn."
The Stevie Awards were presented in more than 40 categories including Best Overall Company of the Year, Executive of the Year and Corporate Social Responsibility Program of the Year. More than 2,700 entries from organizations of all sizes and industries were submitted for consideration.
More than 200 executives across the country participated in the judging process to determine the finalists and Stevie Award winners.
Salzberg joined Deloitte in 1977 and was admitted as partner in 1985. He has since built an impressive record through a variety of leadership roles and has served as CEO since 2007. Salzberg is a member of the New York State Bar Association, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants and the New York County Lawyers Association.
Details about the American Business Awards and the lists of honorees in all categories are available at www.stevieawards.com/aba.
As used in this document, "Deloitte" means Deloitte LLP and Deloitte Service LP, a subsidiary of Deloitte LLP. Please see www.deloitte.com/about for a detailed description of the legal structure of Deloitte LLP and its subsidiaries.
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 and partners of the 2010 American Business Awards include Infogroup, Netezza, CIGNA, Citrix Online, Epic Advertising, High Performance Technologies Inc., imagistic, John Hancock, LifeLock, Lionbridge, Optimum Lightpath, PetRays, RCN and SoftPro.