SOURCE: Europ Assistance USA

Europ Assistance USA

January 24, 2011 08:00 ET

Europ Assistance USA Named One of 2010's Fastest Growing Companies in Washington, D.C. Region

Washington SmartCEO Magazine to Honor Company at Future 50 Event Later in Month

BETHESDA, MD--(Marketwire - January 24, 2011) - Washington SmartCEO magazine, together with Clifton Gunderson LLP, recently announced that Europ Assistance USA is a recipient of the publication's sixth-annual Future 50 awards. Europ Assistance USA and other dynamic companies are profiled in the January 2011 issue of Washington SmartCEO and will be honored at a black-tie event later this week.

Future 50 is SmartCEO's largest and most highly anticipated program of the year, recognizing 50 local companies based on their revenue and employee growth over a three-year period. These companies, each of which earn in excess of $10 million in annual revenue, represent the future of the region's economy and are exemplary leaders in business.

"Each Future 50 winner has effectively translated their passion and innovation into tremendous growth and success," says Jaime Nespor-Park, publisher of SmartCEO magazine. "We are honored to recognize the 50 fastest-growing companies in Greater Washington."

Europ Assistance USA and other winners will be recognized at the Washington SmartCEO Future 50 event this Thursday, January 27, 2011, at the Hyatt Regency Reston Hotel.

"As we near our 30-year anniversary, we are proud to be a member of the Washington business community," said Guillaume Deybach, CEO of Europ Assistance USA. "Our strong growth could not be achieved without the hard work of our employees, support of our partners and confidence of our clients."

For a complete list of winners, visit

About SmartCEO
Washington SmartCEO magazine is a regional "growing company" publication aimed at providing resources each month to help educate, motivate and inspire Washington's decision-makers. The publication's readers range from younger, dynamic companies, to established, multi-generational, family-owned firms.

About the Clifton Gunderson LLP
Clifton Gunderson is ranked as one of the nation's largest certified public accounting and consulting firms. The firm provides a wide range of assurance, tax and consulting services to clients in a variety of industries. Founded in 1960, Clifton Gunderson has a staff of more than 1,900 professionals serving clients from 46 offices across the country. Clifton Gunderson serves clients globally as the largest U.S. member firm of HLB International -- a world-wide network of separate and independent professional accounting and business advisory firms. Clifton Gunderson, and the independent member firms of HLB International, provides personal and high quality service to clients in over 100 countries through the HLB International "Global Care" approach.

About Europ Assistance USA
Europ Assistance USA takes care of consumers, corporate customers and employees when the unexpected happens, anywhere in the world, providing immediate support and assistance to individuals in times of emergency and distress. Leveraging its worldwide network of 39 always-open multilingual assistance centers and 410,000 partners in 208 countries and territories, EA USA offers personalized medical travel assistance, identity theft resolution, data breach response and beneficiary assistance services to insurance companies, financial institutions, corporations and government organizations. Headquartered in Bethesda, MD, EA USA is part of the Europ Assistance Group, which is owned by Global 500 insurance conglomerate Generali Group.

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