PALO ALTO, CA--(Marketwired - March 31, 2016) -

  • Andrea Mahon, Vice President of Business Development among the Top 50 Irish and Irish-American technology leaders.
  • Confirmation of arvato's technology-driven services.

The Irish Technology Leadership Group (ITLG) brought together the digital innovators at the 9th Annual Silicon Valley Global Awards in Palo Alto last week. The event highlighted arvato, the international service provider with a prestigious nomination for Andrea Mahon, Vice President of Business Development. She was recognized as one of the "Silicon Valley 50" -- the top 50 Irish and Irish-American tech executives making a significant impact in and around the Valley.

"I'm honoured to be chosen by the ITLG as one of the Top 50 leaders in technology. arvato and its ambitious spirit puts technology at the forefront of its offering creating an environment to unleash innovative solutions. arvato encourages an entrepreneurial approach which has allowed me to step up as a leader in the organization," nominee Andrea Mahon expressed.

Andrea's career started in print and packaging after graduating from the Dublin Institute of Technology. During the time of the technological explosion in Ireland she witnessed the rapid change of supply chains in while working at companies like Microsoft, Apple, Symantec, Claris and Creative Labs.

At arvato she has evaluated opportunities to expand networks in countries like Russia, Brazil and China; leading the way for arvato to become a preferred global provider for many tech companies addressing all of their supply chain needs. In her current position, she continues to focus on growing the customer base and implementing new and sophisticated network solutions for clients.

"Andrea has led a distinguished career working in senior roles for top global technology companies. She has deep domain expertise in supply chain and is an accomplished technologist with strong influence in Silicon Valley and Ireland. We are honored to have a person with her experience and caliber as part of our prestigious Silicon Valley 50," said John Hartnett, President & Founder ITLG.

About ITLG
The ITLG is an independent non-profit organization of high-level technology leaders in Silicon Valley with Irish or Irish-American origin. The members am to support the growth and development of Irish start-up technology companies with their experiences and networks. The group has senior executives from some of the Valley's leading corporations among their ranks, all of them committed to promoting the technology connection between Ireland and Silicon Valley and helping Ireland address the challenges of embracing new technology opportunities.

About arvato
arvato is an international service provider. Nearly 70,000 employees design and produce innovative solutions for business customers from all over the world, covering a wide range of business processes along integrated service chains. These include Digital Marketing, Financial, CRM, SCM and IT solutions. arvato is a division of Bertelsmann.

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arvato USA

Katya Allison-Alfaro
Business Communications Manager, North America
Phone: 916-690-2659