Wayne, Pa. – November 13, 2015 – Sungard Availability Services® (Sungard AS), a leading provider of information availability through managed IT, cloud and recovery services, today announced that Patricia Boujoukos, Chief Compliance Officer, won a Bronze Award as "Female Executive of the Year" in the 12th annual Stevie® Awards for Women in Business.

The Stevie Awards for Women in Business honor women executives, entrepreneurs, employees and the companies they run – worldwide. The Stevie Awards have been hailed as the world's premier business awards. Gold, Silver and Bronze Stevie Award winners were announced during a gala event at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York on Friday, November 13.

More than 1,400 entries were submitted this year for consideration in more than 90 categories, including Executive of the Year, Entrepreneur of the Year, Company of the Year, Startup of the Year, Women Helping Women, and Women-Run Workplace of the Year. Boujoukos was nominated in the "Female Executive of the Year – Business Services - More Than 2,500 Employees - Computer Hardware, Services & Software" category of the competition.

Boujoukos is Chief Compliance Officer for Sungard AS, where she is responsible for conforming and maintaining the Company's operations in compliance with applicable laws and regulations, as well as developing policy level guidance, standards and processes that ensure Sungard AS operates with the highest degree of ethics and integrity. As Boujoukos often says, "Good compliance is good business."

"We couldn't be more proud of the work that Patty is doing to make compliance a service to the company and a business advantage," said Bill Price, General Counsel and Chief Administration Officer for Sungard AS. "Patty and her team have expanded their role to encompass corporate social responsibility, supporting everything from environmental sustainability to community outreach, development, diversity-inclusion and health and safety. All these things are vital in our quest to live our core values of accountability, initiative, respect, integrity and teamwork."

Finalists were chosen by more than 120 business professionals worldwide during preliminary judging. Members of five final judging committees determined the Gold, Silver and Bronze Stevie Award placements from among the Finalists during final judging October 19-28.

"High-achieving women entrepreneurs, organizations, and executives all over the world are an inspiration to girls and women who dream of starting and growing a business," said Michael Gallagher, founder and president of the Stevie Awards. "The judges told us how impressed they were with this year's field of Finalists."

Details about the Stevie Awards for Women in Business are available at www.StevieAwards.com/Women.

About The Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in six programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at www.StevieAwards.com.

About Sungard Availability Services

Sungard Availability Services ("Sungard AS") is a leading provider of critical production and recovery services to global enterprise companies. Sungard AS partners with customers across the globe to understand their business needs and provide production and recovery services tailored to help them achieve their desired business outcomes. Leveraging more than 40 years of experience, Sungard AS designs, builds and runs critical IT services that help customers manage complex IT, adapt quickly and build resiliency and availability. To learn more, visit www.sungardas.com or call 1.888.748.9580. Connect with us on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.

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