The 7th Annual CMO Awards

2019 CMO Awards Dinner

November 12th
Time: 6:00 – 9:00 P.M
Current, Pier 59, Chelsea Piers
23rd Street and West Side Highway
New York, NY 10011

Welcome to the CMO Awards. The CMO Awards established in 2013, is the first and only CMO awards program designed, driven and executed by an elite group of peers. The CMO Awards celebrates the marketing industry’s brightest leaders and provides a forum for shared insights among CMOs.

The CMO Leadership Award The CMO Innovation Award
The CMO Transformation Award The CMO Rising Star Award
The CMO Growth Award The CMO Social Responsibility Award
The CMO Content Engagement Award The CMO Customer Experience Award
The CMO Creativity and Storytelling Award The CMO Club President’s Circle Award

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The 2019 Winners:

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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.
Finalists:

  • Cindy Donohoe, EVP & CMO, Highmark Health
  • Howard Grosfield, EVP & GM, US Consumer Marketing, American Express
  • Bruce Hershey, VP Marketing, Tailored Brands
  • Alicia Tillman, CMO, SAP


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The CMO Innovation Award

The CMO Innovation Award is 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. Finalists:

  • Douwe Bergsma, CMO, Georgia-Pacific
  • Andrea Brimmer, Chief Marketing & PR Officer, Ally
  • Norman de Greve, CMO, CVS Health
  • Renata Ferraiolo, VP Marketing NA, SC Johnson


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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. Finalists:

  • Amy Barzdukas, CMO & EVP at Poly
  • Ann Davids, EVP, CCO/CMO, Rent-A-Center
  • Mark-Hans Richer, CSVP, Chief Marketing & Innovation Officer, Fortune Brands Home & Security
  • Greg Lyons, CMO, PepsiCo


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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. Finalists:

  • Melissa Grady, CMO, Cadillac
  • Lara Krug, VP Marketing US, Stella Artois
  • Leanne Marshall, CMO, Yoti
  • Emeka Ofodile, VP Sports Marketing, ESPN


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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. Finalists:

  • Maurice Cooper, EVP, Chief Growth & Experience Officer at Wingstop Restaurants Inc.
  • Fred Neil, Global Head of Engagement Marketing, Amazon Music
  • Karen Jones, EVP & CMO, Ryder System, Inc
  • Manish Shrivastava, CMO, PulteGroup
  • Marc Speichert, Global Chief Digital Officer, GSK


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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. Finalists:

  • Hope Frank, CMO, Mocana
  • David Gitter, CMO, World Poker Tour
  • Rick Gomez, EVP & CMO, Target
  • Susan Somersille Johnson, CMO, SunTrust Banks


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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. Finalists:

  • Tim Ellis, EVP CMO, NFL
  • Adina Kagan, SVP, Media & Insights at CHANEL
  • Lawrence Schwartz, CMO, SVP Marketing, Aspen Technology
  • Carolyn Tisch Blodgett, SVP, Head of Global Brand Marketing, Peloton


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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. Finalists:

  • Wanda Gierhart, EVP Global CMO, Cinemark
  • Tariq Hassan, CMO, Petco
  • John Howell, VP, CX & Marketing, Centene Corporation
  • Kellyn Smith Kenny, CMO, Hilton


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The CMO Creativity and Storytelling Award

The CMO Creativity and Storytelling Award is based on a marketing executive’s demonstrated leadership in stand-out story telling and creativity that separates the brand from others in the category. Finalists:

  • Jill Baskin, CMO, The Hershey Company
  • Maurice Herrera, CMO Americas, Avis Budget Group
  • Adrian Parker, Global VP Marketing, Patrón Tequila
  • Kathy Parker, Global SVP Rums, Premium Gin, Portfolio Scotch & Haig Club, Diageo


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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. Finalists:

  • Sandra Callahan, VP, Head of Marketing, Eliassen Group
  • Sandi Capra, CEO/CMO, Grove Ave Solutions
  • Kyle Jacobson, CMO, Gobi Heat
  • Nerissa Sardi, VP Marketing, Galileo Learning

**Deadline for award submissions has passed. Deadline was August 15th, 2019.


2019 CMO Awards Dinner
Current, Pier 59, Chelsea Piers
23rd Street and West Side Highway
New York, NY 10011

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