ATLANTA, Sept. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ventyx, an ABB company, today announced it has won the coveted Gold Stevie® Award as "Company of the Year - Metals & Mining" in the 12th annual International Business Awards. The International Business Awards is an all-encompassing, global awards program that honors outstanding performance in business.
Winners of this year's Stevie Awards were selected from more than 3,200 entries, and received from organizations and individuals in more than 50 nations and territories. The International Business Awards are overseen by a board of judges and advisors featuring prominent business professionals from around the world.
"For more than three decades, Ventyx has helped the world's leading mining companies manage complicated, remote operations and quickly respond to ever-changing market conditions to maximize business performance," said Jeff Ray, CEO of Ventyx. "Today, 17 of the world's 20 largest mining companies rely on Ventyx's mining and enterprise applications. We are honored to be named company of the year by such a distinguished panel of global business leaders, and are pleased to accept this award in recognition of our customers and employees worldwide."
Added Ray, "Together with ABB, Ventyx solutions can help our customers bridge the gap between information technologies (IT) and operational technologies (OT) to effectively manage the intelligence these combined systems provide – enabling faster, smarter decision-making in both daily mining operations and long-term planning strategies."
Nicknamed the Stevie for the Greek word for "crowned," the awards will be presented to winners at an awards banquet on October 15 at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Seoul, South Korea.
For more information on The International Business Awards and a complete list of 2012 winners, please visit www.StevieAwards.com/IBA.
Ventyx, an ABB company, is a world-leading supplier of Industrial Enterprise Software for essential industries such as energy, mining and public infrastructure. Ventyx solutions bridge the gap between information technologies (IT) and operational technologies (OT), enabling clients to make faster, better-informed decisions in both daily operations and long-term planning strategies. Some of the world's largest organizations rely on Ventyx solutions to minimize risk, enhance operational and financial performance, and execute the right strategies for the future. For more details, see www.ventyx.com.