DSP Clinical Named to Prestigious List of Top 50 Fastest-Growing Women-Owned Companies in North America
PARSIPPANY NJ – May 9 – DSP Clinical announced that it is among the 50 fastest growing North American companies owned or led women. DSP provides customer-focused, results-driven Contract Research Services for pharmaceutical and device companies conducting Phase I-IV clinical studies.
The Women Presidents’ Organization (WPO), in partnership with American Express OPEN, the small business division of American Express, released the ranking of the 50 companies, which generated a combined $4 billion in 2011 revenues and collectively employed 26,883 people in 2011.
Darlene Panzitta, President of DSP, said, “DSP continues to grow because our team consistently exceeds our customers’ expectations. I’m grateful to the WPO for this recognition and look forward to another year of strong growth.”
“This year’s Top 50 list is our most diverse ranking ever, with 20 states represented and companies ranging from precious metal dealers to food service distributors,” said Marsha Firestone, Ph. D., president and founder of the WPO. “We are once again pleased to partner with American Express OPEN in paying tribute to these influential women and recognizing their achievements.”
All eligible companies were ranked according to a sales growth formula that combines percentage and absolute growth. From this list, the 50 Fastest were selected. To be qualified for the ranking, businesses are required to be privately held, woman-owned/led companies in the U.S. or Canada and have reached revenue of at least $500,000 by the first week of 2007 and $2 million in 2011.