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HP and Mercuri International/PMI receives 2012 Excellence in Practice from ASTD

Press Release   •   Jun 12, 2013 09:16 GMT

Stockholm June 12, 2013 –The American Society for Training & Development (ASTD) has selected HP and Mercuri International/PMI to receive a 2012 Excellence in Practice Citation for its Fly High program for Sales Managers at HP.

The Excellence in Practice Awards program recognizes organizations for results achieved through training and development practices and solutions. Citations are presented to organizations with practices that have demonstrated measurable results.

Participants in the Fly High program are strategizing, planning and managing their teams differently, using their time more efficiently and in a way that aligns with the company’s overall strategy. Analysis of quantitative data extracted from HP databases demonstrates higher sales performance among sales managers who participated in the program, compared to a similar group who did not.

ASTD received 150 submissions for the 2012 awards from organizations around the world. Award and citation recipients were honored May 20 at an awards ceremony held during ASTD’s International Conference & Exposition in Dallas, Texas. Visit for more information about the conference and award programs.



Dave Cusdin, Partner and Global Technology Sector Leader Mercuri International


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About ASTD

ASTD (American Society for Training & Development) is the world’s largest professional association dedicated to the training and development field. In more than 100 countries, ASTD’s members work in organizations of all sizes, in the private and public sectors, as independent consultants, and as suppliers. Members connect locally in 120 U.S. chapters and with 15 international partners. ASTD started in 1943 and in recent years has widened the profession’s focus to align learning and performance to organizational results, and is a sought-after voice on critical public policy issues. For more information, visit

About Mercuri International

With our unique combination of consulting and training expertise, we help nearly 15,000 companies per year in more than 50 countries, and in over 30 languages, to become more efficient and effective in their sales activities, and achieve necessary improvements in results.

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