Results Are In: Microsoft Dynamics Announces Customer Excellence Award Winners

REDMOND, Wash. — Oct. 22, 2007 — Twelve outstanding Microsoft Dynamics™ customers will be honored with Microsoft Corp.’s semiannual Customer Excellence Awards at Convergence 2007 Copenhagen, the company’s premier event for Microsoft Dynamics, which is taking place this week.

The award winners are customers based in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) that span a variety of industries, reflecting the adaptability and scalability of Microsoft Dynamics business management solutions and the innovation of the Microsoft Dynamics network of 9,600 partners.

The winning customers are listed below:

  • Overall Excellence: JJ Food Service Ltd.

  • Excellence in Innovation: Voith Turbo GmbH & Co. KG

  • Excellence in Microsoft Technologies: AVK Group

  • Excellence in International Implementation: RMD Kwikform Ltd.

  • Excellence in Environmental Sustainability: Chelab

  • Excellence in Evangelism: Daemon Quest

  • Distribution Industry Leadership: Elliott Group Ltd.

  • Excellence in Education: Gothenburg School of Business, Economics and Law

  • Manufacturing Industry Leadership: Balfour Beatty Rail Track Systems Ltd.

  • Retail Industry Leadership: GameStop

  • Public Sector Industry Leadership: Maccabi Healthcare Services

  • Services Industry Leadership: Bidvest Bank Ltd.

Customers are nominated by fellow Microsoft Dynamics customers, partners and team members, and winners are selected based on the outstanding success customers have achieved with their Microsoft Dynamics applications. Microsoft will showcase the winners during the Oct. 25 Convergence keynote address and also honor them at a luncheon hosted by Jeff Raikes, president of the Microsoft Business Division, and Kirill Tatarinov, corporate vice president of Microsoft Business Solutions.

“We are very excited about the great achievements of these global customers,” Tatarinov said. “Working together with our partners, they demonstrated the level of success possible by embracing the innovations of flexible and adaptable Microsoft Dynamics solutions.”

About Microsoft Dynamics

Microsoft Dynamics is a line of financial, customer relationship and supply chain management solutions that helps businesses work more effectively. Delivered through a network of channel partners providing specialized services, these integrated, adaptable business management solutions work like and with familiar Microsoft software to streamline processes across an entire business.

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