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SIVECO Romania represents our country in Europe's most competitive Business Awards Competition

Thursday, July 15, 2010

The European Business Awards recognize and promote excellence, best practice and innovation in the European business community

Bucharest, 15th of July 2010 - The European Business Awards sponsored by HSBC (www.businessawardseurope.com) has announced that SIVECO Romania is to represent Romania in the prestigious 2010 Awards programme. SIVECO Romania beat off stiff competition to be selected as one of 220 Country Representatives and will now compete for a coveted Ruban d'Honneur in the next round of the competition. Final category Award winners will be unveiled in Paris on 16th November.

Now in its fourth successful year, the European Business Awards has identified some of Europe's brightest businesses based on their ability to demonstrate the three core principles at the heart of the Awards programme. The esteemed panel of judges were looking for organizations to represent Romania who exhibited innovation, business excellence and sustainability.

Now in its fourth successful year, the European Business Awards has identified some of Europe's brightest businesses based on their ability to demonstrate the three core principles at the heart of the Awards programme. The esteemed panel of judges were looking for organizations to represent Romania who exhibited innovation, business excellence and sustainability.

Irina SOCOL, President & CEO within SIVECO Romania says: "We're absolutely thrilled to be selected to represent Romania. We've been operating for over 19 years in the IT&C sector and it's an honor to be recognized as one of the leading organizations in our country and in our field. The European Business Awards is widely recognized as the showcase for Europe's most dynamic companies. We're looking forward to the next round of the competition where we'll be competing across Europe to receive a Ruban d'Honneur and hopefully win the big prize European Business Awards 2010".

The European Business Awards is dedicated to raising the visibility and progress of companies who excel in delivering innovation twinned with successful commercial results whilst acting responsibly and positively affecting the social environment they operate in. In 2009, the 99 Ruban d'Honneur recipients had a combined turnover greater than 570 billion and recorded an average annual profit growth of 56%.

Adrian Tripp, CEO of the European Business Awards says: "Over the past 4 years we've received an incredibly high standard of entries from organizations who are passionate about their business. However, very few get the chance to fly the flag for their country and compete across Europe to be recognized as one of the EU's leading companies. It really is an exceptional accolade to be picked as a Country Representative, and together with HSBC we're looking forward to seeing Romania in the next round."

About the European Business Awards 2010
The European Business Awards recognizes and rewards excellence, best practice and innovation in companies across the European Union. The competition is free to enter and open to organizations of all sizes and from any industry sector.

The European Business Awards programme serves three purposes for the European business community:

• It provides examples for the business community to aspire to
• It celebrates and endorses individual's and organization's success
• It provides case studies and content for learning from these exceptional organizations.

An innovative, strong and thriving business community makes a successful and prosperous Europe.

There are eight categories:
1. The Infosys Business of the Year Award
2. The RSM International Entrepreneur of the Year Award
3. The UKTI Award for Innovation
4. The HSBC Growth Strategy of the Year Award
5. The Award for Customer Focus
6. The Award for Corporate Sustainability
7. The Environmental Awareness Award
8. The Employer of the Year Award.

HSBC Holdings plc
HSBC Holdings plc, the parent company of the HSBC Group, is headquartered in London. The Group serves customers worldwide from around 8,500 offices in 86 countries and territories in Europe, the Asia-Pacific region, the Americas, the Middle East and Africa. With assets of US$2,422 billion at 30 June 2009, HSBC is one of the world's largest banking and financial services organizations. HSBC is marketed worldwide as "the world's local bank".