NEW YORK, Oct. 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- EY announced today that Kate Barton, EY Americas Vice Chair of Tax Services, has been named a 2015 American Business Award (ABA) finalist for Woman of the Year - Business Services -- At Organizations with 2,500 or More Employees.
"Under Kate's leadership, EY Tax has delivered the industry-leading brand and growth performance driven by our teams serving clients across sectors and countries," said Stephen R. Howe, Jr., Chairman of Ernst & Young LLP in the US and EY Americas Managing Partner. "Throughout the Americas, Tax teams achieved this leadership position through their focus on delivering the highest quality service, specific industry insights, technology innovation and attracting and developing top talent. Kate's impact goes far beyond Tax; she inspires our people across EY to team, collaborate and innovate to fulfill our purpose of building a better working world."
The ABA Stevie Awards for Women in Business honor women executives, entrepreneurs, employees and the companies they run – worldwide. The Stevie Awards have been hailed as the world's premier business awards.
Finalists were chosen by scores of business professionals nationwide during the first-round of judging. Members of several specialized judging committees will determine Stevie Award placements from among the Finalists during final judging, to take place later this month.
As a finalist, Barton will ultimately be awarded with a Gold, Silver or Bronze Stevie Award at the ABA awards event dinner at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York on Friday, November 13, 2015.
About the Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in six programs: The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Stevie Awards programs receive more than 10,000 nominations from organizations in more than 60 nations each year. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at www.StevieAwards.com.
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