Bestowed annually across 12 categories, The CMO Awards recognize top senior marketing executives from around the globe and are the only CMO awards with winners selected exclusively by their peers.
Please join us in congratulating these remarkable industry leaders.
The CMO Leadership Award
The CMO Leadership Award is based on a marketing executive’s demonstrated leadership in building, leading and motivating a high performing marketing organization.
- Lynne Biggar, Chief Marketing & Communications Officer, Visa
- Rodney Hutton, CMO, Ethan Allen Global, Inc.
- Bruce Hershey II, CMO, Digital Hands
- Nina Barton, Global Chief Growth Officer, The Kraft Heinz Company
- Sheryl Adkins-Green, CMO, Mary Kay, Inc.
- Michael Lacorazza, EVP, CMO, Wells Fargo
- Nick Tran, Head of Global Marketing, TikTok
- Ariel Kelman, EVP, CMO, Oracle
The CMO Innovation Award
The CMO Innovation Award is based on a marketing executive’s demonstrated capability in creating an innovative environment that delivers break-through marketing and game-changing outcomes in ROI, customer engagement, and/or for the industry.
- Deborah Wahl, Global CMO, General Motors
- Noha Abdalla, Global VP, Digital and Content Marketing, Hilton
- Dan Lowden, CMO, White Ops
- Fernando Machado, Global CMO, Restaurant Brands International
- Jay Jaffin, Chief Marketing and Digital Officer, Western Union
- Doug Zarkin, VP, CMO, Pearle Vision
- Molly Battin, VP, Global Brand Marketing, Delta Air Lines
- Mary Alderete, CMO, Gap
The CMO Transformation Award
The CMO Transformation Award is based on a marketing executive’s demonstrated ability to lead company-wide brand transformation beyond the marketing department.
- Brad Hiranaga, Chief Brand Officer, North America, General Mills
- Heidi Arkinstall, CMO, Global Brands, Logitech International
- Chris Chesebro, SVP Digital Transformation, Professional Beauty, Coty
- Aimee Johnson, CMO, Zillow Group
- Marisa Thalberg, EVP, Chief Brand and Marketing Officer, Lowe’s Companies, Inc.
- Tariq Hassan, CMO, Petco
- Michelle Peluso, SVP Digital Sales & CMO, IBM
- Ryan Green, SVP, CMO, Southwest Airlines
The CMO Rising Star Award
The CMO Rising Star Award is based on less than 10 years of experience and a marketing executive’s demonstrated capabilities in leading an organization, fostering marketing innovation and spearheading the growth agenda.
- Kate Gunning, CMO, IEX
- Kenneth Mitchell, CMO, Snap Inc.
- Katie Perry, VP of Marketing, Public.com
- Shane McCarthy, CMO, Sandboxx
- Zena Srivatsa Arnold, Chief Digital & Marketing Officer, Kimberly-Clark
- Julie Liegl, CMO, Slack
- Lisa Tan, CMO, Reverie
- Luci Rainey, CMO, PODS
The CMO Growth Award
The CMO Growth Award is based on a marketing executive’s demonstrated leadership in the development and implementation of new strategies, tools and programs resulting in significant company growth.
- Adrian Parker, Global VP, Marketing – Patrón Tequila
- Jason Bradshaw, Chief Customer & Marketing Officer, Volkswagen Group Australia
- Ellyn Raftery, Chief Marketing and Communications Officer, FIS
- Aimée Lapic, Chief Digital and Marketing Officer, GoPro
- Conor Coughlan, CMO, Fenergo
- Stacey Grier, CMO, The Clorox Company
- Rick Gomez, Chief Marketing, Digital & Strategy Officer, Target
- Janine Pelosi, CMO, Zoom
The CMO Social Responsibility Award
The CMO Social Responsibility Award is based on a marketing executive’s extraordinary approach in corporate social responsibility and/or cause marketing efforts for social and other charitable causes.
- Erica Jensen, SVP Marketing, Membership Engagement, Enrollment, and Experience, Be The Match
- Cory Bayers, VP, Global Marketing, Patagonia
- Leslie Berland, CMO, Head of People, Twitter
- Brie Carere, EVP, Chief Marketing and Communications Officer, FedEx
- David Stever, CMO, Ben & Jerry’s
- Sasha Wallinger, CMO, Nest
- Kristy Cunningham, CMO, Bright Horizons
- Gail Horwood, CMO, Kellogg North America
The CMO Content Engagement Award
The CMO Content Engagement Award is based on a marketing executive’s demonstrated leadership in creating and curating relevant and valuable content to develop brand affinity, engage audiences, create community and positively impact customer experiences.
- Maryam Banikarim, Head of Marketing, Nextdoor
- Antonia Wade, CMO, Capita
- Kieran Hannon, CMO, Openpath, Inc.
- Denise Campbell, Head of Consumer Marketing, AbbVie
- Kathryn Kai-ling Frederick, CMO, Live Nation Entertainment
- Harris Beber, CMO, Vimeo
- Richard Honiball, EVP, Global Chief Merchandising & Marketing Officer, NEXCOM
- Brent Hieggelke, CMO, CrowdStreet
The CMO Customer Experience Award
The CMO Customer Experience Award is based on a marketing executive’s demonstrated leadership in creating high impact customer experiences.
- Will Stacy IV, EVP – Chief Marketing & Digital Officer, GM Financial
- Vineet Mehra, Global Chief Marketing and Customer Officer, Walgreens Boots Alliance
- Antoinette Benoit, CMO, McDonald’s Canada
- Joseph Vesey, SVP, CMO, Xylem
- Elizabeth Rutledge, CMO, American Express
- Lisa Caputo, EVP, Chief Marketing & Communications Officer, Travelers
- Norman de Greve, CMO, CVS Health
- Jill Baskin, CMO, The Hershey Company
The CMO Creativity and Storytelling Award
The CMO Creativity and Storytelling Award is based on a marketing executive’s demonstrated leadership in stand-out storytelling and creativity that separates the brand from others in the category.
- Will Smith, SVP, CMO, PetSmart
- Lindsey Roy, SVP Consumer Experience, CMO, Hallmark Cards
- Brent Smart, CMO, IAG
- Kathleen Schneider, CMO, First Derivatives
- Andrea Faccio, CMO, Nestlé Purina North America
- Frank Cooper III, Senior Managing Director & Global CMO, BlackRock
- Casey Hurbis, CMO, Quicken Loans
- Chris Capossela, CMO, Microsoft
The CMO Diversity and Inclusion Award
The CMO Diversity and Inclusion Award is based on a marketing executive’s demonstrated leadership by example, in advancing diversity and inclusion across their marketing organization and its brands.
- Cynthia Chen, President, North America Health, RB
- Tim Alexander, CMO & CXO, Deutsche Bank
- Carla Zakhem-Hassan, CMO, Citi
- Ed Dandridge, SVP & CCO, Boeing
- Diego Scotti, EVP and CMO, Verizon
- Victoria Weidemann, Group Marketing Director, Acolad Group
- Elise Ducret, Chief Marketing & Digital Officer France Groupe, L’Oreal
- Douwe Bergsma, CMO, Piedmont Healthcare
The CMO Technology Leadership Award
- Jean English, CMO, Palo Alto Networks
- Angela McPike, SVP, Marketing and Communications, Paladina Health
- Leigh Zarelli Lewis, SVP, Global Digital, Marriott International
- Ashley Sheetz, CMO, CDO, At Home Group Inc.
- Karen Walker, SVP, CMO, Intel Corporation
- Wanda Young, CMO, Samsung Electronics America
- Jon Bridges, SVP, CMO, Chick-fil-A Corporate
- Aruna Ravichandran, CMO & VP Marketing, Webex / Collaboration, Cisco
The CMO Club President’s Circle Award
The CMO Club President’s Circle Award is based on a marketing executive’s demonstrated dedication to the mission of the CMO Club by building relationships with peer members, collaborating and sharing with members, and helping new CMOs to benefit from the peer-based community conversations.
- Jo Ann Herold, CMO, The Honey Baked Ham Company, LLC
- Renée Baker, Head of PCG Advisor Inclusion Networks at Raymond James
- Susan Chenoweth Beermann, EVP, CMO, NAVEX Global
- Tony Kempa, Managing Director, (CMO) Executive Leader of Marketing, Business Development, and Brand, Environmental Systems Design, Inc.
- Hope Frank, Global CMO Blue Tech, Brave Blue World
- Sebastian Micozzi, SVP Digital/Transformation, Bacardi
- Cynthia LaRue, Head of Marketing, DYOPATH
- Jackie Woodward, CMO, Bojangles’ Restaurants, Inc.
Ceremony and Winners Annoucement
A total of four winners per category will be announced on November 23rd along with the 2020 CMO Awards “CMO Hall of Fame” Inductee. Get more details on the CMO Awards here.
Tune in live for the Virtual CMO Awards Ceremony on December 3rd!