AT&T Wins American Business Award for Information Technology Department of the Year

Dallas, Texas, June 23, 2009


AT&T* today announced that its Information Technology Organization was named “Information Technology Department of the Year” at the 2009 American Business Awards ceremony, held June 22 in New York City.

AT&T’s IT organization, one of the largest in the world, was recognized for its work in creating technology solutions that transform business processes and market offerings in ways that create value and have a positive impact for AT&T’s business, customers, and partners.

“We are proud to be recognized by the American Business Awards for our innovation and contribution to AT&T’s business goals,” said Thaddeus Arroyo, CIO, AT&T. “This is a wonderful honor for AT&T and for each member of our IT team, as well as our internal business partners, whose collaboration has delivered the innovations and business value that we provide for our customers and partners.”

The Stevie Awards organizes several of the world’s leading business recognition shows, including the prestigious American Business Awards. Nicknamed the Stevies, for the Greek word “crowned,” this year’s awards attracted more than 500 entries from companies of all sizes and in virtually every industry. The competition featured 27 categories for customer service and 41 categories for sales professionals.

Details about the Stevie Awards and the list of honorees in all categories are available at

*AT&T products and services are provided or offered by subsidiaries and affiliates of AT&T Inc. under the AT&T brand and not by AT&T Inc.

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