BlueStars CFO was presented the award by The Cincinnati Business Courier
BlueStar, solutions-based distributor for Auto ID, Point-of-Sale, Mobility, and RFID products, has announced that Doug Bivins (pictured), BlueStar CFO and VP of Finance, has been presented The Cincinnati Business Couriers Greater Cincinnati Large Private Companies CFO of the Year award.
"CFO of the Year" winners are decided by a panel of judges for the program that include deans of the business schools at Xavier University and the University of CincinnatiAli Malekzadeh and Will McIntosh, and the retired CFO at the Ohio Casualty Corp., Don McKee.
A BlueStar employee since 1996, Bivins has transitioned the companys financial structure from that of a regional distributor to a global company. During Bivins tenure at BlueStar, the companys revenue has experienced steady growth, including 53% revenue growth from 2005 to 2007.
This award was quite an honor that I was not expecting. There are many other people at BlueStar that deserve to have their names included on the award because they all play a role in the success of BlueStar each and every day, says BlueStar CFO and VP of Finance Doug Bivins
Doug has proved to major suppliers, such as Motorola, that a fast-growing, privately held company could outpace our public competition. This was largely responsible for BlueStar earning Motorolas Distributor of the Year recognition, says BlueStar President and CEO Steve Cuntz.
Dougs ability to work with asset-based leaders, attorneys, and government authorities to provide the company with adequate assets and solid legal protection helps the company maintain a solid reputation as a good corporate citizen, Cuntz continues.
BlueStar is a leading global solutions-based distributor of Point-of-Sale, bar coding, data collection, radio frequency identification (RFID), and wireless mobility products. BlueStar works exclusively with VAR Partners, providing them with complete solutions at competitive prices. The company brings unequaled expertise to the market, offers award-winning technical support and is an authorized service center for a growing number of manufacturers.