San Diego, March 23, 2015— Hawthorne Direct, an analytics and technology driven accountable brand advertising agency, has announced that its CEO Jessica Hawthorne-Castro has been named “2015 Female CEO of the Year in Advertising, Marketing and Public Relations” by the CEO World Awards. Hawthorne-Castro has been a Vistage member since 2013.
Throughout Jessica Hawthorne-Castro’s tenure with Hawthorne Direct, she has fostered service-oriented relationships with the company’s high profile clients, helping them to envision, create and execute their advertising plans. Her strategy is renowned for its hands-on and highly responsive approach. To date, her clients have included 3M (Command, Filtrete, Post-it, Scotch-Brite), Armor All, Black & Decker, Gerber, L’Oreal, Hamilton Beach, Remington, SanDisk, Pella, Transamerica, PETA, Carbonite, Audible, Hoover, and United Healthcare, among others.
The coveted annual CEO World Awards program encompasses the world’s best in leadership, innovation, organizational performance, new products and services, CEO case studies, and customer satisfaction programs from every major industry in the world. The winners of the 2015 CEO World Awards will be presented during a red carpet awards event in San Francisco on June 29, 2015. The coveted annual CEO World Awards program encompasses the world’s best in leadership, innovation, organizational performance, new products and services, CEO case studies, and customer satisfaction programs from every major industry in the world. Organizations from all over the world are eligible to submit nominations including public and private, for-profit and non-profit, largest to smallest and new start-ups. More than 40 judges from a broad spectrum of industry voices from around the world and over 200 CEOs participated. Their average scores determined the 2015 CEO World Award winners.
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