GLL and Meena Heath honored with prestigious 2013 International Business AwardsSM
LONDON, Sept. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Global Leaders in Law (GLL) and its founder, Meena Heath, were honored simultaneously with Stevie® Awards as part of the 2013 International Business Awards. Meena Heath, won the Gold Stevie® Award for Executive of the Year in the Legal category. GLL also received a Silver Stevie® Award for the Most Innovative Company of the Year in Europe category.
The International Business Awards are the world's premier business awards program. Nicknamed the Stevies for the Greek word for "crowned," the awards will be presented to winners at a gala awards banquet in Barcelona, Spain on 14 October. The 2013 IBAs received entries from more than 50 nations and territories. More than 3,300 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted for consideration in a wide range of categories.
"It is a great honor for both Global Leaders in Law and Meena Heath to be recognized with this prestigious business award," said Suzanne Folsom, Global Ambassador, GLL and EVP, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer, ACADEMI LLC. "As ACADEMI increasingly operates in the global market, increased corporate legal understanding is critical to ensuring that we continue to operate with the highest level of integrity. GLL and Meena Heath have been instrumental not only in creating change but in bringing thought leadership to a new level within the international legal community. This award is a testament to their hard won efforts."
"I always look forward to GLL events. In GLL, Meena Heath has created a truly unique forum: members learn from each other, dine with each other and, crucially, have fun with each other. The success of this winning formula is driven by Meena's vision, drive and personality – I can't think of a more deserving Stevie® Award winner," said Pat Morrissey, General Counsel, Aryzta.
Stevie Award winners were selected by more than 250 executives worldwide who participated in the judging process.
Global Leaders in Law (GLL) is a leading membership organization dedicated to promoting thought leadership for the General Counsel community on a global stage. GLL's innovative programs are designed to create transformational change within the legal community and challenge lawyers to become leaders. GLL aims to be the catalyst that will ensure that the voice of the General Counsel can be heard in business. Learn more about GLL at www.globalleadersinlaw.com.
About the Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in five programs: The International Business Awards, The American Business Awards, the Asia-Pacific Stevie 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 www.StevieAwards.com.
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