FINALISTS IN 16th ANNUAL STEVIE® AWARDS FOR WOMEN IN BUSINESS
Stevie® Award Winners to Be Announced in New York on November 15
[TORONTO, ON] – [OCTOBER 3rd, 2019] –Refined Manufacturing Acceleration Process (ReMAP) is pleased to announce that its all-women executive is a two-time Finalist for the 16th annual Stevie® awards for Women in Business. ReMAP has been recognized for the Organization of the Year Government or Non-Profit category. Irene Sterian, ReMAP President & CEO has also been nominated as a Finalist in the Woman of the Year Manufacturing category.
The 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. More than 1,500 entries were submitted this year by organizations and individuals in 25 nations for consideration in more than 90 categories, including Executive of the Year, Entrepreneur of the Year, Company of the Year, Startup of the Year, Women Helping Women, and Women Run Workplace of the Year.
Finalists were determined by the average scores of more than 150 business professionals around the world, working on seven juries. Their scores will also determine the Gold, Silver, and Bronze Stevie® Award placements that will be revealed at the 16th annual awards dinner and presentations in New York.
Irene Sterian is the architect, President & CEO of ReMAP, Canada’s first advanced manufacturing network. Irene Sterian is a successful engineering executive and technology leader with a distinguished career in manufacturing. Irene presents significant accomplishments in engineering management at IBM, Celestica and ReMAP; pioneering environmentally safe and sustainable manufacturing technologies.
The ReMAP mantra is, “Start Small, Think Big and Create Value”. ReMAP leverages a robust Canadian technology value chain to drive the future of Smart Manufacturing in Canada. As new products are being launched at an exponential rate, the role of ReMAP is to accelerate the manufacturing of innovations developed in Canada for the global market. In a world where start-ups, software applications, and disruptive technologies dominate the landscape; hardware differentiates ReMAP to strengthen Canada’s advanced manufacturing ecosystem.
“Creativity, resourcefulness and innovation are core Canadian values. We are delighted to stand shoulder to shoulder with so many other outstanding women in business from around the globe. Recognition by The Women in Business Stevie® awards gives rise to showcase Canadian talent nationally and beyond.” said Irene Sterian, ReMAP, President & CEO.
Diversity is a key to ReMAP’s success. It takes more than tech and manufacturing to create a winning strategy. The ReMAP all-women executive brings 70 years of specialized skills and experience in engineering management, manufacturing, technology, innovation, research, business development, communication, marketing, project management as well as accounting and finance. Their complementary strengths developed the network from its start to sustained growth. The team has the agility, leadership and direction to steer ReMAP to major breakthrough achievements.
On November 15th, 2019 the ReMAP team will receive recognition for one of the three Gold, Silver or Bronze Stevie® Awards in each nominate category. Winners will be announced during a gala event at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York where nominated women executives and entrepreneurs from the U.S.A and several other countries are expected to attend. The event will be broadcast on Livestream.
“In its sixteenth year, the Stevie® Awards for Women in Business received a record number of nominations. With the second annual Women|Future Conference preceding the announcement of winners on November 15, it will be a day to celebrate the achievements of working women around the world,” said Michael Gallagher, founder and Executive Chairman of the Stevie® Awards. “We’re looking forward to recognizing the Stevie® Award winners next month.”