LONDON, Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Frost & Sullivan presented accolades to twenty-four industry leaders and innovators during the Thursday, 17 October 2013, Excellence in Best Practices Awards Banquet at the Westin Paris-Vendome.
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The ceremony saw pioneers and innovators from a diverse range of markets lauded for superlative accomplishments in a broad spectrum of categories, such as Customer Service Leadership, Product Line Strategy Leadership, New Product Innovation Leadership, Technology Innovation and Customer Value Leadership.
Addressing the multifarious audience composed of C-level executives representing the domains of building technology, energy, telecoms, industrial automation, healthcare, chemical and automotive, Jan E Kristiansen, Partner and Global Head of Growth Consulting at Frost & Sullivan, noted: "It is with great pride that we are bestowing these awards on an elite group of companies that truly exemplify the spirit of innovation by demonstrating best practices in their respective fields."
"We are celebrating tonight world-class companies that have sought to innovate, differentiate, delight customers and motivate staff, while producing fabulous products and services," Mr. Kristiansen continued.
Representing a core part of Frost & Sullivan's proposition, these prestigious accolades are underpinned by the company's proven research methodology.
The following award recipients were honoured during the night's black-tie ceremony.
Landis+Gyr AG - 2013 Global Advanced Meter Infrastructure Company of the Year Award
Riello UPS (RPS S.p.A) - 2013 Global UPS Product Leadership Award
AMX - 2013 European Building Automation Systems Growth Leadership Award
Siemens Building Technologies - 2013 European Building Automation Systems Market Leadership Award
Orange - 2013 African Telecommunications Company of the Year Award
Interoute - 2013 European Infrastructure-as-a-Service New Product Innovation Award
BAE Systems Detica - 2013 European Managed Cybersecurity Services Customer Value Leadership Award
Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise - 2013 European Visual Collaboration Customer Value Leadership Award
Interactive Intelligence - 2013 EMEA Contact Centre Systems Company of the Year Award
Orange Healthcare - 2013 European M2M in Healthcare Customer Value Leadership Award
Ostendum - 2013 European Lab-on-a-Chip Nanodevices Technology Innovation Leadership Award
Cambridge Nanotherm Ltd. - 2013 European Thermal Management Solutions for LED Lighting Technology Innovation Award
JOT Automation - 2013 Global Production Automation Testing Customer Value Enhancement Award
RS Components - 2013 European Distribution of General Purpose Test Equipment Customer Service Leadership Award
Shimmer - 2013 European Wireless Sensors Product Leadership Award
TATAA Biocenter - 2013 European Gene Expression Profiling Services Customer Value Leadership Award
GHX - 2013 Global Healthcare Supply Chain Management Solutions Company of the Year Award
Virtusa Corporation - 2013 Global System Integration for Customer Experience Management in Healthcare Customer Value Leadership Award
IBR Ltd. - 2013 European Nutricosmetics Ingredients New Product Innovation Award
Mondi - 2013 Global Natural Fibre Composites New Product Innovation Leadership Award
BASF SE - 2013 European Resins for Protective and Marine Coatings Product Line Strategy Leadership Award
RadiciGroup Plastics - 2013 European Polyamides Product Line Strategy Leadership Award
Rousselot - 2013 Global Collagen Peptides Product Line Strategy Award
Symphony Teleca Corporation - 2013 North American Automotive Vehicle Relationship Management Enabling Technology Leadership Award
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