ITALIAN ‘TRACK & TRACE’ SOLUTIONS PROVIDER WINS AT
PRESTIGIOUS EUROPEAN BUSINESS AWARDS SPONSORED BY RSM
Antares Vision from Italy competed with 110 other businesses from across Europe at yesterday’s final of the European Business Awards in London sponsored by RSM, and was named a winner of Europe’s largest and most prestigious business awards.
Antares Vision, awarded The Growth Strategy of the Year Award, was created to respond to a growing demand within the pharmaceutical industry for security and quality control. With over 470 Track & Trace lines operational in Europe, South Korea, China, Argentina and Brazil, the company has achieved considerable growth, and is a strong market leader.
Marcello Rabbia, Partner of RSM Palea Lauri Gerla, Italian member firm of the RSM International network, with 3 offices across Italy said: “I would like to congratulate Antares Vision for this remarkable result at the European Business Awards. It proves once again how growth strategy can beat economic crisis.”
The winning businesses have achieved their success after 16 months in the largest, and one of the toughest, business competitions in Europe, which this year attracted over 24,000 businesses and generated over 170,000 votes from the public. Business VIPs presented trophies to the 11 category winners of the competition, the ‘European Public Champion’, and recipient of a Lifetime Achievement Award (listed overleaf).
Jean Stephens, CEO of RSM, the 7th largest network of independent audit, tax and advisory firms, said: "The calibre of this year's competition finalists is outstanding. The extraordinary entrepreneurialism, innovation and business success demonstrated by the Ruban D'Honneurs and the overall category winners shows how much can be achieved in challenging market conditions. At RSM, we believe it is important to champion business excellence as successful and thriving companies are an integral force in driving growth and stimulating economies. All those involved are a credit to their country and we wish them every success for the future.”
Adrian Tripp, CEO of the European Business Awards, added: “These brilliant businesses are the best of the best. They are adapting, innovating, achieving financial success and creating strong growth opportunities. Together they are forging a stronger business community in Europe and creating a better future for us all.”
The 11 category winners went through a process of written submissions, video entry judging and face-to-face interviews, and were shortlisted as one of 709 National Champions and 110 Ruban d’Honneur recipients before reaching the final.
In the 2014/15 competition, all EU member markets were represented plus Turkey, Norway, Switzerland, Serbia, Croatia and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia. The combined revenue exceeded €1.5 trillion, and together they generated profits of over €60 billion and employ over 2.5 million people.
Supported since their inception by lead sponsor and promoter RSM International, the European Business Awards’ is now in its 9th year and its primary purpose is to support the development of a stronger and more successful business community throughout Europe.
For further information about the entering the European Business Awards, the 2015 winners, and to download pictures from the evening, please visit www.businessawardseurope.com.