SOURCE: Arkadin


August 22, 2013 09:00 ET

Arkadin Wins Stevie Awards in International Business for Fastest Growing Company of the Year and Telecommunications Executive of the Year

PARIS--(Marketwired - Aug 22, 2013) - Arkadin, one of the world's largest and fastest growing collaboration services providers, announced today that it received two Stevie® International Business Awards (IBAs). A silver award for Telecommunications Executive of the Year was conferred for Arkadin CEO and Founder Olivier de Puymorin's leadership and a bronze award to recognize its rapid growth in the Fastest Growing Company of the Year in Europe category.

"We're thrilled to be recognized for our global leadership," says Olivier de Puymorin, Arkadin CEO and Founder. "This has been an exceptional year for Arkadin. We completed our transformation from a conferencing company to a full Unified Collaboration-as-a-Service provider with the most advanced technologies on the market. Despite a persistently sluggish economy, we achieved record 31% compound growth. We expect continued strong performance as businesses worldwide recognize the importance of collaboration technologies for propelling their success."

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. Stevie Award winners were selected by more than 250 executives worldwide who participated in the judging process.

"The 2013 International Business Awards are noteworthy for featuring the best collection of entries we have ever received," said Michael Gallagher, president and founder of the Stevie Awards. "The judges have been unanimous in their comments about the quality of achievements, and the expertise with which they were portrayed, in the nominations we received this year. We extend our most heartfelt congratulations to all of this year's Gold, Silver and Bronze Stevie Award winners."

Details about The International Business Awards and the lists of Stevie Award winners are available at

About Arkadin
Founded in 2001, Arkadin is one of the largest and fastest growing collaboration service providers in the world. With a vision rooted in the belief that progress emerges from people's desire to share, Arkadin offers a complete range of remote audio, web, and video conferencing and Unified Communications solutions. The services are delivered in the SaaS model for fast, scalable deployments and a high ROI. Its global network of 51 operating centers in 32 countries has dedicated local-language support teams to service its 37,000 customers.