TORONTO, July 8 Dyadem today announced that its President and CEO, Kevin North, was named an Ontario finalist in the Information Technology category for Ernst & Young's 2009 Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards. These prestigious awards recognize individuals who demonstrate the entrepreneurial spirit, and this year's finalists have been particularly selected by their ability to grow their businesses in the face of economic adversity.
Dyadem, the market leader in Operational and Quality Risk Management, grew by 44 percent in the last year and by 357 percent in the last five years. "Out of recessions often come innovative solutions that solve difficult business problems, and the innovations that seem to thrive are the ones that solve the new problems that are introduced during a recession, or the old problems that become exaggerated by the economic pressures of a recession. Dyadem's Operational and Quality Risk Management software is well poised to help manufacturing companies do more with less, and make heroes out of many of our customers. I feel fortunate that we've been able to help our customers during this recession by improving the quality of their products and reducing the safety risks associated with their manufacturing processes, while allowing them to meet or exceed their production goals," said Kevin North, President and CEO, Dyadem.
The Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards recognize the spirit and contribution of entrepreneurs here and around the world. The Canadian program is in its 16th year of honouring the country's most impressive entrepreneurs from all areas of business.
"By embracing the entrepreneurial spirit, this year's finalists are growing businesses, creating jobs and building communities despite daunting economic challenges," says Colleen McMorrow, National and Ontario Director of the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards. "Entrepreneurs who seize the opportunities that arise in adversity can ignite a spark, and propel our economy forward."
Dyadem's software helps companies of all sizes centralize and integrate their Operational and Quality Risk Management initiatives and comply with various industry regulations and standards. Its Stature solution provides a way for companies to better manage the quality of the products that carry their brand and reduce the risks associated with bringing those products to market.
The Ontario winners will be announced at a banquet on October 21, and the overall winner will represent the region at the national banquet held in Vancouver on November 24. Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year is sponsored nationally by Global Television Network, National Post, La Presse and RDI.
Dyadem is the market leader in Operational Risk Management and Quality Risk Management solutions. Dyadem provides software and services that empower companies to discover and manage the risks to people and products in the design and manufacturing processes. Dyadem helps some of the world's largest companies achieve regulatory compliance and business continuity, serving the oil & gas, chemical, mining, pharmaceutical, medical, automotive, electronics and aerospace and defense industries. For more information, visit www.dyadem.com
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