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AmCham Award winners announced

Orion Health wins Supreme Award at 2014 American Chamber of Commerce DHL Express Success & Innovation Awards

7th August 2013

Auckland: The 15th annual AmCham DHL Express Success & Innovation Awards have been held this evening at the Pullman Auckland Hotel, with Orion Health winning the Supreme Award for trade with the United States.

Chair of the Judging panel Stephen Titter said “Orion Health clearly and succinctly described its business operation and value proposition, including its focus and commitment to customer centric product and service innovation, which has propelled its continuing rapid growth in a highly competitive sector and its winning significant and strategic customers internationally and in particular the USA.

The judges were particularly impressed with the strength of the Orion business model is and its ability to secure long-term annuity contracts and add further value through consulting services, tailoring Orion Health solutions to specific customer requirements.

Of special interest to the judges was Orion Health’s outstanding and consistent track-record in Corporate Social responsibility, in particular a strategic and close working relationship with the Auckland University School of Medicine”.

This was one of the toughest years for the judges particularly in the Exporters over $5 million category finalists. There was only a point or two between all the finalists.

AmCham was delighted to welcome Minister Steven Joyce to his first AmCham Awards dinner where he presented the three exporter and supreme awards.

Tim Baxter, country manager DHL Express New Zealand, who announced the supreme winner said, “At DHL Express we recognise that the NZ/US trade lane is highly valuable and growing steadily. It is encouraging to see organisations like Orion Health maximising this opportunity. Orion has demonstrated the successes that can be achieved through expansion into international markets with the right business strategies and focus”.

The Supreme Award is chosen from the winners of each of the categories presented on the night. The complete list of winners follows:
Importer of the Year from the USA: BMW New Zealand Ltd
Investor of the Year to or from the USA: Valar Ventures/Matrix Capital
Exporter of the Year – under NZ$500,000: Kiwa Digital Ltd
Exporter of the Year – NZ$500,000 – 5 million: Jucy Group Ltd
Exporter of the Year – over NZ$5 million: Orion Health Ltd
Trevor Eagle Memorial Award – AmCham Supporter of the Year: AUT University Business School
Eric & Kathy Hertz Award for Citizen Diplomacy: Fulbright New Zealand
Supreme Award Winner: Orion Health Ltd

The AmCham DHL Express Success & Innovation Awards celebrate success and innovation in the export, import and investment sectors between New Zealand and its third-largest trading partner, the USA. Winners of the importer, exporter & Citizen Diplomacy categories receive airfares to the value of $2,000 from Hawaiian Airlines for travel to the USA.

In addition to AmCham, DHL-Express and Hawaiian Airlines, the Awards are also supported by ASB Bank, Baldwins, Fonterra, Prescient Marketing & Communications, The Pullman Auckland Hotel and media partner The Business.

Other previous winners of the Supreme Award include Zespri International, Specialist Marine Interiors, Peace Software, Airways Corporation, HumanWare, Tenon, Orion Systems International, Zeacom and Pratt & Whitney Air New Zealand Services t/a Christchurch Engine Centre, Buckley Systems, Vista Entertainment and Greenshell New Zealand.

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