VP of Financial Planning and Analysis Named Finalist in The Orange County Business Journal’s 7th Annual CFO of the Year Awards

02.04.2014

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Melissa Burke
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BDSmktg Celebrates Recognition and Award Nomination

VP of Financial Planning and Analysis Named Finalist in
The Orange County Business Journal’s 7th Annual CFO of the Year Awards

IRVINE, Calif. – Feb. 4, 2014 – BDSmktg, the marketing agency that delivers sales and innovative retail marketing services, is thrilled to congratulate its Vice President of Financial Planning and Analysis, Khalid Kakish, on his nomination and recognition in The Orange County Business Journal’s CFO of the Year Awards 2013. Since moving into his position almost three years ago, Khalid has led and implemented new financial guidelines and policies aimed at assessing resources, ensuring financial viability, and increasing revenue. His efforts have resulted in BDSmktg doubling its revenue year over year. Winners were honored in Irvine, Calif. at the Hyatt Regency® on Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014 during the 7th annual awards dinner and presentation.

Hosted by The Orange County Business Journal, the CFO of the Year Awards are presented annually in January to local-area financial professionals for their impact in the Orange County business community, as well as their exceptional leadership for the preceding fiscal year. Awards are presented in five categories: Lifetime Achievement, Outstanding CFO of a Not-for-Profit Organization, Outstanding CFO of a Private Company, Outstanding CFO of a Public Company and Rising Star.

“As a company powered by our people, it is a great honor to have one of our own receive public recognition,” said Mark Dean, Founder and CEO of BDSmktg. “Under Khalid’s stewardship, BDSmktg has seen not only its financial viability increase, but also its revenues – a confirmation of his department’s hard work. We applaud and thank him for his leadership and efforts.”

Named a premier employer and one of the best places to work by The Orange County Business Journal, BDSmktg is an innovator in the areas of Brand Shops, Market Development, Training, Assisted Sales, Campaigns & Incentives, Merchandising, Installations, Learning Design and Business Intelligence. BDSmktg’s high-performance teams generate sell-through for clients such as Beats, Brother, Canon, Consumer Cellular, Dell, DirecTV, FedEx Office, GoPro, Jawbone, Lookout, Motorola, Rand McNally, Sam’s Club, Staples, Toshiba, TravelPro, TTI Floorcare, VF Corporation, and Walmart.

For more information on BDSmktg or its services, please visit www.BDSmktg.com.

About BDSmktg

BDSmktg is the marketing agency that delivers sales. With retail as our specialty, BDS is an innovator in the areas of Brand Shops, Market Development, Training, Assisted Sales, Campaigns & Incentives, Merchandising, Installations, Learning Design and Business Intelligence. Our high performance teams generate sell-through for clients such as Beats, Brother, Canon, Consumer Cellular, Dell, DirecTV, FedEx Office, GoPro, Jawbone, Lookout, Motorola, Rand McNally, Sam’s Club, Staples, Toshiba, TravelPro, TTI Floorcare, VF Corporation, and Walmart. The BDS family of brands also includes Channel Partners and RMSe which are focused on creating retail-ready environments. BDS is based in Irvine, Calif., and has been operating with excellence since 1984. For more information, visit www.BDSmktg.com.

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