CEO & Chairman Jim Walker of Octagon Research Solutions, Inc., a pioneer and leading provider of breakthrough software and services to the life sciences industry, announced today that two of Octagon's team members have been named as Finalists in the 2009 American Business Awards. Kathleen Bouldin, senior manager, Global Marketing, Octagon Research Solutions, Inc. will compete in the Marketer of the Year category, while Mark Muir, senior director, Global Business Development, Octagon Research Solutions, Inc. will compete in the Sales Director of the Year category.
The American Business Awards are the nation's premier business awards program. All organizations operating in the U.S.A. are eligible to submit entries to the ABAs - public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small. More than 2,600 entries from companies of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted for consideration in more than 40 categories. Winners will be announced during the annual gala on Monday, June 22 at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City.
Kathleen Bouldin, a marketing professional with over 17 years of experience in the field, has excelled in the enhancement of Octagon's marketing strategy. Specifically, Ms. Bouldin's creative and innovative use of multi-media technology has lead to significant growth and success within the marketing, public relations, and event coordinating roles at Octagon.
Mark Muir, Octagon's leading sales professional, is noted for his excellent client relation skills as well as his role as a mentor within his sales team. Mr. Muir's substantial impact on Octagon's sales growth, as well his contributions to enhancing corporate life, distinguishes him as a noteworthy contender in the Sales Director of the Year category.
"We are honored to have two of our own contend at Finalist level in the Stevie Awards," noted Jim Walker. "Kathy and Mark's impact on Octagon, as well as on the industry as a whole, is a testament to their drive, creativity, and dedication. I commend them on this achievement and am proud to have them as part of our Octagon team."
Details about The American Business Awards and the list of Finalists in all categories are available at stevieawards.com/aba.
About Octagon Research Solutions, Inc.
Octagon (octagonresearch.com) is a pioneer and leading provider of breakthrough software and services to the life sciences industry. Octagon's eCTD and CDISC solutions provide the people, process and technology required to optimize drug development from data collection to submission. Our regulatory, clinical, process and software offerings provide a unique combination of deep domain knowledge, cross-functional electronic submission expertise, a holistic process approach, and integrated solutions. Octagon is headquartered in Wayne, PA, with European headquarters in Harrow, UK. Octagon's EDC Operations are located in Mountain View, CA.
About The Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards (stevieawards.com) are conferred in four programs: The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, The Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Honoring companies of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide.