SAS wins Stevie Award; recognized for sales training programs
CARY, NC (Mar. 15, 2010) – SAS, the leader in business analytics software and services, was honored last month when Senior Global Training and Development Manager Jim Young was named 2010 Sales Training Manager of the Year at the Fourth Annual Stevie Awards banquet held in Miami Beach, FL.
The Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service honor and generate public recognition of the accomplishments of sales, customer service and call/contact center professionals worldwide. The awards are governed by a board of distinguished judges and advisors featuring many of the leading figures in business.
Jamie Robbins, Senior Director, SAS Sales Operations, accepted the award on behalf of the company.
“In a tough economic market, we can’t always rely on what has worked in the past. A solid sales training program helps account teams rethink the strategy, work smarter and uncover new opportunities,” said Robbins. “The Stevie Awards recognition, along with the strong sales finish in 2009, is validation that SAS’ sales culture is thriving.”
SAS also was named a finalist in the 2010 Sales Training or Coaching Program of the Year category.
SAS is the leader in business analytics software and services, and the largest independent vendor in the business intelligence market. Through innovative solutions delivered within an integrated framework, SAS helps customers at more than 45,000 sites improve performance and deliver value by making better decisions faster. Since 1976 SAS has been giving customers around the world
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