July 11, 2016

Catalin Stef Named ‘Top Young Manager’ by Business Magazine

Cluj-Napoca, Romania – July 11, 2016  3Pillar’s SVP of International Operations, Catalin Stef, has been named a Top Young Manager for 2016 by Business Magazine.

The magazine recently recognized 100 of Romania’s top young managers and entrepreneurs from different business fields, including IT, banking and insurance, agriculture, and tourism. Cata was among the top 10 managers additionally recognized for having achieved superior business performance and driven change throughout their organization.

“I am honored to receive this award on behalf of the entire 3Pillar Global team,” Cata said. “We’ve worked hard to build a company with a culture of excellence, and when an authority like Business Magazine believes in you to the point of giving you such credit, it is a great feeling of accomplishment.”

Under Cata’s leadership, 3Pillar’s Romanian team has grown in headcount from 13 at the time that Cata’s previous company, LeverPoint, was acquired in 2009, to more than 350 today. 3Pillar has also expanded its operations in Romania from one delivery center in Cluj to include an additional delivery center in Timisoara.

“I can’t say enough about the leadership that Cata provides not just for our Romanian teams, but for 3Pillar team members around the world,” said 3Pillar CEO David DeWolf. “It’s an honor to work with a leader like Cata who has such a knack for building high-performing teams and a great culture that attracts top talent.”

Cata was recognized at the Business Magazine Awards Gala on Thursday, June 23rd at the Fratelli Social Club in Bucharest. This is the eleventh year that Business Magazine has given out this award and hosted this gala. The full list of awardees will be featured in a special edition of Business Magazine that hits newsstands today.

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