Bank One Honors Virtusa with the 2003 Diversity/Small Business Award
Global Software Development and IT Services Provider Recognized for Outstanding Performance, Superior Quality and Innovation
Westborough, Mass. - November 20, 2003 Bank One Corporation (NYSE: ONE) honored Virtusa Corporation (www.Virtusa.com) with the 2003 Diversity/ Small Business Award at its annual Information Technology Supplier Award Ceremony held at Bank One Plaza in Chicago.
Bank One's Diversity/Small Business Award recognizes a small business for outstanding performance in demonstrating superior quality, partnership and innovation.
The winner must exhibit "best-in-class" performance against service level agreements; consistently engage in proactive monitoring for quality and customer service issues; and offer new solutions, approaches and designs that help Bank One stay competitive in the marketplace.
"Virtusa was the right choice because of their commitment to Bank One," said Jay Parsons of Bank One's Corporate Internet Group. "They came into the company, learned our business and put their knowledge to work day in and day out. Their strong work ethics, quality work product and unwavering budget discipline have earned them the 2003 Diversity/Small Business Award.
"We are honored that Bank One has recognized Virtusa for this award,"said Jim Moran, Virtusa's Chief Operating Officer. It further validates the global software development efficiencies and productivity improvements that more than 1800 Virtusa employees worldwide are delivering for Global 2000 companies each and every day.
About Bank One
Headquartered in Chicago, Bank One Corporation is the sixth-largest bank holding company in the United States, with assets of $290 billion. Bank One Corporation currently has more than 51 million credit cards issued, nearly seven million retail households, and over 20,000 middle market customers. It also manages $175.5 billion of client's investment assets. Bank One Corporation's common and preferred stock is traded on the NYSE under the symbol ONE. www.bankone.com