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Carine Clark, President & CEO, MaritzCX, Named EY Entrepreneur of The Year® 2016 Finalist in the Utah Region

SALT LAKE CITY, April 18, 2016 – MaritzCX, a global customer experience (CX) software and services company, today announced that Carine Clark, President & CEO, has been named by EY as a finalist for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2016 Award in the Utah Region.

The awards program, which is celebrating its 30th year, recognizes talented entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Clark was selected as a finalist by a panel of independent judges. Award winners will be announced at a special gala event at The Grand America Hotel in Salt Lake City on June 4, 2016.

“It’s a real honor to be among the finalists for this prestigious award, but the honor is truly one that must be shared with everyone at MaritzCX who has worked tirelessly with me to build a culture and implement a strategy to support a new kind of customer experience organization,” said Clark.

In just two years, Clark merged two successful, independent businesses to form the first – and the world’s largest – company to offer CX solutions with a fully integrated mix of technology, services, and expertise. Much of her early attention focused on forging a healthy, productive culture for the new organization while keeping the entrepreneurial spirit alive. Today MaritzCX has more than 500 clients, and more than 1.6 million people currently use the MaritzCX subscription software platform.

Now in its 30th year, the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year program has expanded to recognize business leaders in more than 145 cities in more than 60 countries throughout the world.

Regional award winners are eligible for consideration for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year National program. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year National Overall Award winner, will be announced at the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year National Awards gala in Palm Springs, California, on November 19, 2016. The awards are the culminating event of the EY Strategic Growth Forum®, the nation’s most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies.

Sponsors

Founded and produced by EY, the Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards are nationally sponsored by SAP America, Merrill Corporation and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. In the Utah Region, sponsors also include Beehive Startups, The Community Foundation of Utah, Corporate Alliance, Digital Bytes Production & Design, Diversified Insurance Group, Raymond James Financial Services, Inc., Strong & Hanni Law Firm, The Summit Group Communications, and Utah Business Magazine.

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About MaritzCX

MaritzCX® software and services help organizations see, sense and act on the experiences and desires of every customer to increase retention, conversion and lifetime value. With an unmatched combination of customer experience (CX) software, research science, vertical market expertise and managed program services, MaritzCX ingrains CX intelligence and action systems into the DNA of business operations through its 12-point CXEvolution process. To take the complimentary CX assessment, visit staging.martizcx.com/assessment. For more information about MaritzCX, visit www.maritzcx.com.

About EY Entrepreneur Of The Year®

EY Entrepreneur Of The Year is the world’s most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs. The unique award makes a difference through the way it encourages entrepreneurial activity among those with potential and recognizes the contribution of people who inspire others with their vision, leadership and achievement. As the first and only truly global award of its kind, Entrepreneur Of The Year celebrates those who are building and leading successful, growing and dynamic businesses, recognizing them through regional, national and global awards programs in more than 145 cities in more than 60 countries.

About EY

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