Paris, Friday 4th May 2001 - L'OREAL e-Strat Challenge, the first international on-line strategy competition, has just awarded the winning team from the United States, followed by the teams from Turkey and Spain.
The winning team was officially announced during the L'OREAL e-Strat Challenge Awards ceremony held at the L'Oréal head office in France (Clichy) in the presence of Mr. Vachey, Vice President of the Human Resources Department, representatives from Strat X (virtual-reality/simulation game designers), journalists and the families of the winning teams.
First prize went to the team from the United States, made up of David Yung, Vikram Kaul and Shantanu Chakrabortv, all Business students at New-York University.
Second prize was handed to the Turkish team, represented by Umit Apak, Ozan Temizkan and Tarik Toprak, three Economics students from the University of Bogazici in Istanbul.
Third prize was given to the Spanish team, made up of Daniel Martin, David Roldan and Enrique Pena, three Engineering students from the Universidad Politecnica of Madrid.
A special participation prize was also awarded to the Japanese team from the University of Keio.
In addition to the trophy especially created for the occasion by the artist designer Martha Rodriguez, the teams won a holiday voyage, a laptop or a personal digital assistant.
During the ceremony, which was broadcasted live on the www.e-strat.loreal.com website, the three finalist teams explained the decisions they made and their strategies throughout the contest period.
Due to the immense international success of the e-Strat Challenge, L'OREAL management plans to "take up the Challenge" again next year.
For more information: www.e-strat.loreal.com
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