Recognized by one of the world’s premier business awards programs, Jennifer Sun, CEO of StarCompliance is named Female Executive of the Year for her creative, engaging approach to leadership
Rockville, Maryland – November 5, 2020 –Jennifer Sun, CEO of StarCompliance, has been named the winner of the Bronze Stevie® Award in the Female Executive of the Year category in the 17th annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business.
The Stevie Awards for Women in Business honor women executives, entrepreneurs, employees, and the companies they run– worldwide. The Stevie Awards have been hailed as the world’s premier business awards.
Jennifer joined StarCompliance two years ago after seeing through the successful acquisition of the financial data and analytics firm Ipreo—now a portfolio company of Blackstone and Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking—by IHS Markit in August 2018. Over Jennifer’s 17-year career at Ipreo she held several leadership roles across their Global Markets Group, where she built Ipreo’s equities business from the ground up to be the dominant provider in equity, new-issue workflow systems. At the time of Ipreo’s acquisition, she served as the Executive Vice President of Commercial Execution. Eager to join another organization with fast growth potential and a strong service offering, Jennifer joined StarCompliance in the Fall of 2018.
“I’m extremely honored to be named among such an elite group of women from around the world,” said Sun. “I joined StarCompliance because I was captivated by the organization’s potential for growth and innovation. I truly believe in our mission to make compliance simple and easy for our clients, as do all of our colleagues at Star. It’s been an incredible team achievement to have continued to grow the business and improve the way we work in a year of such tremendous uncertainty. I’ve enjoyed every moment of my role as CEO of Star, and am so proud of what we’ve achieved in such a short amount of time.
More than 1,500 entries were submitted this year for consideration in more than 100 categories, including Executive of the Year, Entrepreneur of the Year, Company of the Year, Startup of the Year, Women Helping Women, and Women Run Workplace of the Year. StarCompliance won gold in the Company of the Year category for Business Products.
Gold, Silver, and Bronze Stevie Award winners were determined by the average scores of more than 180 business professionals around the world, working on seven juries.
Details about the Stevie Awards for Women in Business and the list of Gold, Silver, and Bronze winners in all categories are available at www.StevieAwards.com/Women.
StarCompliance is a leading provider of compliance technology solutions. Trusted globally by enterprise financial firms in over 80 countries—including asset managers, investment banks, broker dealers, PE firms, insurance companies, and stock exchanges—the STAR Platform empowers organizations to achieve regulatory compliance while safeguarding their integrity and business reputations. Through a customizable, 360-degree view of employee activity, STAR software enables firms to automate the detection and resolution of potential areas of conflict while streamlining daily workflows and increasing efficiency. www.starcompliance.com
About the Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in eight programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, the Middle East & North Africa Stevie Awards The American Business Awards®, The International Business Awards®, the Stevie Awards for Great Employers, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, and the the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Stevie Awards competitions receive more than 12,000 entries each year from organizations in more than 70 nations. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at http://www.StevieAwards.com.