Company / Organization Awards Category Honorees

  

Company / Organization Awards Category Honorees

People's Choice Stevie Awards for Favorite Companies LogoFollow the links below to read the full-text of most of the 2011 Stevie Award-winning entries.

The following are the winners of the inaugural People's Choice Stevie Awards for Favorite Companies.  Voting was conducted by the general public worldwide in July - September, and the winners were honored at the IBA awards banquet in Abu Dhabi on 11 October. 

Advertising, Marketing & Public Relations: BrainJuicer Group PLC
Aerospace, Defense & Transportation: Gulftainer Company Limited
Automotive & Transport Equipment: International Armoring Corporation
Banking: National Bank of Abu Dhabi
Business Services: ActionCOACH
Chemicals: SABIC
Computer Services: Quality Systems, Inc.
Computer Software: SYSPRO
Conglomerates: Siemens AG
Consumer Products: Beiersdorf AG
Electronics: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing
Energy & Utilities: Abu Dhabi National Oil Company
Financial Services: Union National Bank
Food & Beverage: Al Ghadeer Water Factory LLC
Health Products & Services: PetRays
Insurance: PlanSource
Manufacturing: Joseph Group
Materials & Construction: GS Engineering & Construction
Media: British Sky Broadcasting
Metals & Mining: African Rainbow Minerals
Non-Profit & Government: Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters
Real Estate: CTP Company
Retail: Ross Stores
Services: African Access Holdings
Telecommunications: Türk Telekom

Company of the Year - Accounting
STEVIE AWARD WINNER:
Kessler International, New York, NY USA

Company of the Year - Advertising, Marketing, & Public Relations
STEVIE AWARD WINNER:
BrainJuicer Group PLC, London, United Kingdom
DISTINGUISHED HONOREES:
All Channels Communication Group, Sofia, Bulgaria
Informa Exhibitions, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Company of the Year - Aerospace & Defense
STEVIE AWARD WINNER:
Bombardier Inc., Montreal, Canada
DISTINGUISHED HONOREE:
Korea Airports Corporation, Seoul, South Korea

Company of the Year - Automotive & Transport Equipment
STEVIE AWARD WINNER:
Tata Motors Limited, Mumbai, India
DISTINGUISHED HONOREES:
General Motors, Detroit, MI USA
International Armoring Corporation, Ogden, UT USA
Karsan, Istanbul, Turkey
Thai Yamaha Motor Company, Samutprakarn, Thailand

Company of the Year - Banking
STEVIE AWARD WINNER:
Agricultural Bank of China Limited, Beijing, China
DISTINGUISHED HONOREES:
Equity Bank Ltd., Nairobi, Kenya
National Bank of Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Piraeus Bank S.A., Athens, Greece

Company of the Year - Business Services
STEVIE AWARD WINNER:
CARDNO Ltd, Fortitude Valley, Australia
DISTINGUISHED HONOREES:
ActionCOACH, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Celistics, Madrid, Spain
Gyo LightHouse Co., Ltd. Osaka, Japan
IF Net, Tokyo, Japan
SDL International, Maidenhead, United Kingdom
Smart Reader Worldwide Sdn Bhd, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
SponsorPay, Berlin, Germany
Statics KOREA, Seoul, South Korea

Company of the Year - Chemicals
STEVIE AWARD WINNER:
Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC), Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
DISTINGUISHED HONOREE:
YAMATO LTD., Osaka, Japan

Company of the Year - Computer Services
STEVIE AWARD WINNER:
Quality Systems, Inc., Irvine, CA USA
DISTINGUISHED HONOREES:
Microtask Ltd, Helsinki, Finland
TelecityGroup, London, United Kingdom

Company of the Year - Computer Software
STEVIE AWARD WINNER:
Callidus Software, Pleasanton, CA USA
DISTINGUISHED HONOREES:
Dassault Systemes, Vélizy-Villacoublay, France
Epicor Software Corporation, Irvine, CA USA
Hancom Inc., Seoul, South Korea
iolo technologies, LLC, Los Angeles, CA USA
Learning Possibilities, Birkirkara, Malta
Platform Computing Corporation, Markham, Canada
Quality Systems, Inc., Irvine, CA USA
ResponseTek, Vancouver, Canada
seoClarity, Des Plaines, IL USA
SYSPRO, Costa Mesa, CA USA

Company of the Year - Conglomerates
STEVIE AWARD WINNER:
Siemens AG, Munich, Germany
DISTINGUISHED HONOREES:
A.P. Møller - Mærsk A/S, Copenhagen, Denmark
Dangote Group, Lagos, Nigeria
Franz Haniel & Cie. GmbH, Duisburg, Germany
General Holding Corporation, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Hyosung Corporation, Seoul, South Korea
Koç Holding, Istanbul, Turkey
Noble Group Limited, Hong Kong, China
Reliance Industries Limited, Mumbai, India

Company of the Year - Consumer Products - Durables
STEVIE AWARD WINNER:
AB Electrolux, Stockholm, Sweden
DISTINGUISHED HONOREE:
Gree Electric Appliances, Inc., Zhuhai, China

Company of the Year - Consumer Products - Non-Durables
STEVIE AWARD WINNER:
Beiersdorf AG, Hamburg, Germany
DISTINGUISHED HONOREE:
Natura Cosméticos S.A., São Paulo, Brazil

Company of the Year - Diversified Services
STEVIE AWARD WINNER:
African Access Holdings, Durban, South Africa
DISTINGUISHED HONOREES:
Besser Betreut GmbH, Berlin, Germany
Japan Post Holdings Co., Ltd., Tokyo, Japan

Company of the Year - Electronics
STEVIE AWARD WINNER:
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Ltd, Hsinchu, Taiwan
DISTINGUISHED HONOREE:
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd., Tucheng City, Taipei, Taiwan

Company of the Year - Energy
STEVIE AWARD WINNER:
PKN ORLEN Spolka Akcyjna, Plock, Poland
DISTINGUISHED HONOREES:
Abu Dhabi National Oil Company, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Dolphin Energy Limited, Abu Dhabi, UAE
MOL Magyar Olaj-és Gázipari Nyrt., Budapest, Hungary
OAO Gazprom, Moscow, Russia
Petróleos Mexicanos México (PEMEX), D.F., Mexico
PTT Public Company Limited, Bangkok, Thailand

Company of the Year - Financial Services
STEVIE AWARD WINNER:
ING Group, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
DISTINGUISHED HONOREES:
Al Ansari Exchange, Dubai, UAE
Blackhawk Network Europe, London, United Kingdom
Borro, London, United Kingdom
Cisco, San Jose, CA USA: Cisco Capital
Financial Supervisory Service, Seoul, South Korea
FIRMA Foreign Exchange Corporation, Edmonton, Canada
Goldenway Investments Holdings Limited, Hong Kong, China
Skrill, London, United Kingdom: Skrill Holdings
UAE Exchange, Abu Dhabi, UAE
UNICREDIT LEASING CORPORATION IFN SA, Bucharest, Romania
Union National Bank, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Company of the Year - Food & Beverage
STEVIE AWARD WINNER:
San Miguel Corporation, Manila, Philippines
DISTINGUISHED HONOREES:
Agthia Group, a GHC Company, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Al Ghadeer Water Factory LLC, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Carlsberg A/S, Copenhagen, Denmark
FEMSA, Monterrey, Mexico
JBS S.A., São Paulo, Brazil: JBS-Friboi
KANZAWINE Ltd., Gunma, Japan
Plantagon International AB, Stockholm, Sweden

Company of the Year - Health Products & Services
STEVIE AWARD WINNER:
Mead Johnson Nutrition Company, Glenview, IL USA
DISTINGUISHED HONOREES:
Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA), Abu Dhabi, UAE
Amgen Inc., Thousand Oaks, CA USA
Lifeline Hospital, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Mafraq Hospital, Abu Dhabi, UAE
MELILEA International Group of Companies, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
PetRays, The Woodlands, TX USA
Quality Systems, Inc., Irvine, CA USA
Seoul National University Dental Hospital, Seoul, South Korea
Speron Inc., Dover, DE USA

Company of the Year - Hospitality & Leisure
STEVIE AWARD WINNER:
Genting Berhad, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
DISTINGUISHED HONOREES:
Korea Museum of Genealogy, Seoul, South Korea
Robert Arrigo & Sons Ltd., St. Julians, Malta

Company of the Year - Insurance
STEVIE AWARD WINNER:
Ageas SA/NV, Brussels, Belgium
DISTINGUISHED HONOREES:
PlanSource, Orlando, FL USA
RSA Canada, Toronto, Canada
Swiss Reinsurance Company, Zurich, Switzerland
USAA, San Antonio, TX USA

Company of the Year - Legal
STEVIE AWARD WINNER:
Korea Copyright Commission, Seoul, South Korea

Company of the Year - Manufacturing
STEVIE AWARD WINNER:
Gulf Aluminium Rolling Mill Company, Sitra, Bahrain
DISTINGUISHED HONOREE:
Joseph Group, Dubai, UAE

Company of the Year - Materials & Construction
STEVIE AWARD WINNER:
GS Engineering & Construction, Seoul, South Korea
DISTINGUISHED HONOREES:
Colas Group, Boulogne-Billancourt, France
CRH plc, Dublin, Ireland
The Land Revitalization Institute, Tokyo, Japan
VINCI, Rueil-Malmaison, France
voestalpine AG, Linz, Austria:

Company of the Year - Media
STEVIE AWARD WINNER:
Bertelsmann AG, Gütersloh, Germany
DISTINGUISHED HONOREES:
British Sky Broadcasting Group plc, London, United Kingdom
Dudu Communications Fz. LLC., Dubai, UAE
Naspers Limited, Cape Town, South Africa
Saffron Digital, London, United Kingdom

Company of the Year - Metals & Mining
STEVIE AWARD WINNER:
Vale S.A., Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
DISTINGUISHED HONOREES:
African Rainbow Minerals, Sandton, South Africa
BHP Billiton Limited, Melbourne, Australia

Company of the Year - Non-Profit or Government Organizations
STEVIE AWARD WINNERS (TIE):
Abu Dhabi Fund for Development, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Dubai Cares, Dubai, UAE
DISTINGUISHED HONOREES:
Abu Dhabi Businesewomen Council (ADBWC ), Abu Dhabi, UAE
Abu Dhabi Food Control Authority, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Abu Dhabi Police General Headquarters, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Abu Dhabi Systems & Information Centre, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Borneo Open International University, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Department of Economic Development, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Dubai Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Dubai, UAE
Military Manpower Administration, Daejeon, South Korea

Company of the Year - Pharmaceuticals
STEVIE AWARD WINNER:
PAREXEL International, Waltham, MA USA

Company of the Year - Real Estate
STEVIE AWARD WINNER:
INDITEX S A, Arteixo, Spain
DISTINGUISHED HONOREES:
CTP Invest, spol. s r. o., Humpolec, Czech Republic
Economic Zones World, Dubai, UAE
EXIT Realty Corp. International, Mississauga, Canada
Green Precast Systems & Technologies International, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Company of the Year - Retail
STEVIE AWARD WINNER:
Sonae, SGPS, SA, Maia, Portugal
DISTINGUISHED HONOREES:
Carrefour SA, Levallois-Perret, France
Damas International Limited, Dubai, UAE
Fast Retailing Co., Ltd., Yamaguchi, Japan
Federation of Migros Cooperatives, Zurich, Switzerland
Fits.me Virtual Fitting Room, Tallinn, Estonia
Jerónimo Martins, SGPS, S.A., Lisbon, Portugal
Magnit, Krasnodar, Russia
Metro AG, Dusseldorf, Germany
Ross Stores, Inc., Pleasanton, CA USA

Company of the Year - Telecommunications
STEVIE AWARD WINNER:
MTN Group, Roodeport, Gauteng, South Africa
DISTINGUISHED HONOREES:
Aepona Ltd, Belfast, United Kingdom
Al Yah Satellite Communications Company, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Etisalat, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Intune Networks, Dublin, Ireland
KTIS, Seoul, South Korea
NII Holdings, Reston, VA USA
Qosmos, Paris, France
Telecom Egypt, Cairo, Egypt
Telstra International, Hong Kong, China
Turk Telekom, Istanbul, Turkey
XLN Telecom, Burgess Hill, United Kingdom

Company of the Year - Transportation
STEVIE AWARD WINNER:
Southwest Airlines, Dallas, TX USA
DISTINGUISHED HONOREES:
Athen International Airport, Athens, Greece
FAST RENT A CAR, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Gulftainer Company Limited, Sharjah, UAE
Incheon International Airport, Incheon, South Koera
NFI, Cherry Hill, NJ USA

Company of the Year - Utilities
STEVIE AWARD WINNER:
EDF Energy plc, London, United Kingdom

New Company of the Year
STEVIE AWARD WINNER:
Everonn Education Limited, Chennai, India
DISTINGUISHED HONOREES:
Abu Dhabi Systems & Information Centre, Abu Dhabi, UAE
AmberMcGown.com, The Woodlands, TX USA
Elix-IRR Partners LLP, London, United Kingdom
Green Precast Systems & Technologies International, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Spend Radar, Chicago, IL USA
Tellago Studios, Miami, FL USA

Most Innovative Company of the Year in Asia, Australia and New Zealand
STEVIE AWARD WINNER:
Manthan Systems, Bangalore, India

Most Innovative Company of the Year in Asia (China, Japan and Korea)
STEVIE AWARD WINNER:
IF Net, Tokyo, Japan
DISTINGUISHED HONOREES:
Hancom Inc., Seoul, South Korea

Most Innovative Company of the Year in Europe
STEVIE AWARD WINNER:
P2i Limited, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
DISTINGUISHED HONOREES:
Coca-Cola Icecek, Istanbul, Turkey
LOVEFiLM UK Ltd, London, United Kingdom
TelecityGroup, London, United Kingdom

Most Innovative Company of the Year in the Middle East and Africa
STEVIE AWARD WINNER:
Etisalat, Abu Dhabi, UAE
DISTINGUISHED HONOREES:
Dudu Communications Fz. LLC., Dubai, UAE
Health Authority Abu Dhabi, UAE
Turk Telekom, Istanbul, Turkey
Unibeton Ready Mix, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Most Innovative Company of the Year in Canada and the U.S.A.
STEVIE AWARD WINNER:
salesforce.com, San Francisco, CA USA
DISTINGUISHED HONOREES:
Creative Lodging Solutions, Lexington, KY USA
Eagle's Flight Creative Training Excellence Inc., Guelph, Canada
IFDS Canada, Toronto, Canada
iolo technologies, LLC, Los Angeles, CA USA
PetRays, The Woodlands, TX USA
Red Frog Events, Chicago, IL USA

Most Innovative Company of the Year In Mexico, Central and South America
STEVIE AWARD WINNER:
Nextel Brazil, São Paulo, Brazil

Corporate Social Responsibility Program of the Year in Asia, Australia and New Zealand
STEVIE AWARD WINNER:
ITT Corporation, White Plains, NY USA: Delivering Clean Water Solutions Through ITT Watermark
DISTINGUISHED HONOREES:
Malaysian Resources Corporation Berhad, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: Promoting Intelligence, Nurturing Talent and Advocating Responsibility (PINTAR)
PT Bank Permata Tbk, Jakarta, Indonesia: “Through PermataHati, CSR lives within each and everyone of us”
PT Unilever Indonesia, Tbk, Jakarta, Indonesia: JAKARTA STOP AIDS - "Care for Your Life"
Pusat Bahasa Titian Jaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Thai Life Insurance Co., Ltd., Bangkok, Thailand: One’s Gift of Life… To Many with Thai Life Insurance “Start with Giving”

Corporate Social Responsibility Program of the Year in Asia (China, Japan and Korea)
STEVIE AWARD WINNER:
Soongsil University, Seoul, South Korea: Soongsil University providing lifelong education through its founding principle of "Truth and Service."
DISTINGUISHED HONOREES:
Nu Skin Enterprises (China, Hong Kong, Taiwan), Hong Kong, China: 512 Sichuan Earthquake Micro-loan Project

Corporate Social Responsibility Program of the Year in Canada and the U.S.A.
STEVIE AWARD WINNER:
IFDS Canada, Toronto, Canada: IFDS Canada’s iCARE
DISTINGUISHED HONOREE:
LifeLock, Tempe, AZ USA: LifeLock's Free Identity Theft Summits for Law Enforcement

Corporate Social Responsibility Program of the Year in Europe
STEVIE AWARD WINNER:
EFES, Istanbul, Turkey: DIAMOND IN THE ROUGH: Tourism Development and Employment Project
DISTINGUISHED HONOREES:
All Channels Communication, Sofia, Bulgaria: "High Start with Postbank"
AstraZeneca Bulgaria, Sofia, Bulgaria: AstraZeneca's Active Socially Responsible Policy
Coca-Cola, Istanbul, Turkey: “Children’s Orchards” Project
EFES, Istanbul, Turkey: JOURNEY of 1,000 MILES: First Step with Efes Basketball Academy
TelecityGroup, London, United Kingdom

Corporate Social Responsibility Program of the Year in Mexico, Central and South America
STEVIE AWARD WINNER:
BBVA Bancomer, Mexico City, Mexico: BBVA Bancomer Becas de integración Por los que se quedan

Corporate Social Responsibility Program of the Year in the Middle East and Africa
STEVIE AWARD WINNER:
Al Fara’a Group, Abu Dhabi, UAE: Al Fara'a Foundation -Commitment to helping nations children, students and society.
DISTINGUISHED HONOREES:
African Access Holdings, Durban, South Africa
EFES, Istanbul, Turkey: DIAMOND IN THE ROUGH: Tourism Development and Employment Project
EFES, Istanbul, Turkey: JOURNEY of 1,000 MILES: First Step with Efes Basketball Academy
Etihad Airways, Abu Dhabi, UAE: Emiratisaiton commitment to developing the national workforce
Etisalat, Abu Dhabi, UAE: Etisalat Group CSR
TDIC Company, Abu Dhabi, UAE: TDIC's commitment to help in educating Dalma Island residents
Turk Telekom, Istanbul, Turkey: Türk Telekom Sports Clubs
Western Region Development Council, Abu Dhabi, UAE: WRDC's commitment towards development of Al Gharbia

Environmental Responsibility Program of the Year in Asia, Australia and New Zealand
STEVIE AWARD WINNER:
PMFTC, Inc.(Philip Morris Philippines Manufacturing), Baguio City, Philippines: Reforestation Through Coop Organizing & Capability Building for Tobacco Farmers
DISTINGUISHED HONOREE:
Malaysian Resources Corporation Berhad, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: Green Building Initiative

Environmental Responsibility Program of the Year in Asia (China, Japan and Korea)
STEVIE AWARD WINNER:
K-Water, Daejeon City, South Korea
DISTINGUISHED HONOREES:
Korea Ocean Research & Development Institute, Ansan-si, South Korea
Namyangju City, South Korea

Environmental Responsibility Program of the Year in Canada and the U.S.A.
STEVIE AWARD WINNER:
Rayovac Corporation, Madison, WI, USA: Rayovac's Sustainability
DISTINGUISHED HONOREE:
IFDS Canada, Toronto, Canada: IFDS Canada Go’s Green

Environmental Responsibility Program of the Year in Europe
STEVIE AWARD WINNER:
CEMEX, Kaštel Sucurac, Croatia: Lintar - the first olive oil produced from a re-cultivated quarry
DISTINGUISHED HONOREES:
Aygaz, Istanbul, Turkey: Climate Change Education Program
Isbank, Istanbul, Turkey: Isbank's 81 Forests in 81 Cities Project
KANYON, Istanbul, Turkey: ORGANIKANYON
TelecityGroup, London, United Kingdom

Environmental Responsibility Program of the Year in the Middle East and Africa
STEVIE AWARD WINNER:
Abu Dhabi National Oil Company, Abu Dhabi, UAE: Green Fuel Initiative
DISTINGUISHED HONOREES:
Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company, Abu Dhabi, UAE: Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company Commitment to Sustainability
Abu Dhabi National Oil Company, Abu Dhabi, UAE: Carbon Dioxide Recovery
Abu Dhabi National Oil Company, Abu Dhabi, UAE: Takreer Research Center
Economic Zones World, Dubai, UAE: Economic Zones World - Commitment to Environment
Emirates National Oil Company, Dubai, UAE: ENOC's Commitment to Sustainable Development
Etisalat, Abu Dhabi, UAE: Emirates Energy Star
Turk Telekom, Istanbul, Turkey

Fastest-Growing Company of the Year in Asia, Australia and New Zealand
STEVIE AWARD WINNER:
Everonn Education Limited, Chennai, India
DISTINGUISHED HONOREE:
MELILEA International Group of Companies, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: Melilea International (Taiwan) Ltd.

Fastest-Growing Company of the Year in Canada and the U.S.A.
STEVIE AWARD WINNER:
iolo technologies, LLC, Los Angeles, CA USA
DISTINGUISHED HONOREES:
LifeLock Inc., Tempe, AZ USA
PetRays, The Woodlands, TX USA
Red Frog Events, Chicago, IL USA

Fastest-Growing Company of the Year in Europe
STEVIE AWARD WINNER:
Grid-Tools, Oxford, United Kingdom
DISTINGUISHED HONOREES:
CTP Invest, spol. s r. o., Humpolec, Czech Republic
TTNET, Istanbul, Turkey

Fastest-Growing Company of the Year in the Middle East and Africa
STEVIE AWARD WINNER:
SEHA, Abu Dhabi, UAE
DISTINGUISHED HONOREES:
Dana Gas PJSC, Sharjah, UAE
Emirates Aluminium, Abu Dhabi, UAE
TTNET, Istanbul, Turkey