DALLAS – December 10, 2012 – Freeman, the world’s leading provider of integrated services for live engagements, today announced that Richard Maranville, Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer, has been selected as one of IDG’s Computerworld’s Premier 100 IT Leaders for 2013. During the past year, Maranville oversaw a number of IT projects that created enhanced experiences for both Freeman customers and employees, including the launch of the new client-facing Freeman Technology Suite, a variety of applications and tools including a mobile platform for Freeman’s Concierge Elite®, as well as the rollout of an improved intranet.
“I’m incredibly humbled to be recognized among such a respected group of industry leaders,” said Maranville. “Freeman has always been committed to staying on the cutting edge of technology to ensure that it always delivers the best service in the industry. This honor validates our entire team’s commitment to using technology to create solutions that truly address the needs of our customers and our team.”
Computerworld’s Premier 100 IT Leaders issue, published each year, highlights the accomplishments of the honorees, focusing on how they have used technology to have a positive impact on their organizations. The designation as a Premier 100 IT Leader is a lifelong honor.
“The Premier 100 awards program showcases the exceptional work of a dedicated group of technology-savvy business leaders who are driving huge change in their organizations through IT,” said Scot Finnie, editor in chief of Computerworld. “Every day, these exemplary business leaders make strategic technology decisions that track to their organizations’ top priorities. These 100 men and women keep a keen eye on the changing landscape of political, economic, regulatory and technology trends that are driving significant shifts in IT. We are very pleased to recognize the leadership and honor the achievements of the 2013 Premier 100 honorees.”
The upcoming Premier 100 feature can be found in the Feb. 25, 2013, issue of Computerworld and online at Computerworld.com.