SAN FRANCISCO—December 10, 2014— Riverbed Technology (NASDAQ: RVBD), the leader in application performance infrastructure, today announced that CMO Kate Hutchison and CIO Ginna Raahauge each received a Silver Stevie® Award in the Female Executive of the Year Business Products and Business Services categories, respectively, in the 11th annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business.
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"This award is a reflection of Kate's and Ginna's continued ability to bring extraordinary business expertise and leadership to Riverbed," said Jerry M. Kennelly, chairman and chief executive officer of Riverbed Technology. "Their insight and industry knowledge will help us continue to elevate the Riverbed brand, increase demand for our full portfolio of products, deliver IT solutions to increase productivity, and drive the company's growth. We are thrilled to celebrate Kate's and Ginna's achievements and leadership at Riverbed, in the business community and technology industry."
Hutchison is recognized by the Stevie Awards for her efforts in helping reposition Riverbed as a multi-product platform company in the Application Performance Infrastructure market, which has an $11 billion market opportunity. Raahauge is recognized by the Stevie Awards for her focus at Riverbed on building and growing a next-generation IT organization and driving excellence around enterprise architecture and the connection to Riverbed's product development.
"In the 11 years of the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, we have never had as many impressive women entrepreneurs, organizations, and executives nominated as we did in 2014. Their stories of success and innovation will be an inspiration to women around the globe who dream of starting and growing a business and making a difference." said Michael Gallagher, founder and president of the Stevie Awards. "We congratulate all of this year's Grand, Gold, Silver and Bronze Stevie Award winners for their achievements."
Stevie Award winners were selected by more than 160 executives worldwide who participated in the judging process this year. More than 1,200 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration in more than 90 categories
Details about the Stevie Awards for Women in Business and the list of Stevie Award winners are available at www.stevieawards.com/Women/.