TAMPA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Colleen Chappell, president and CEO of ChappellRoberts, was honored with a coveted bronze Stevie® Award for her notable achievements at the Stevie® Awards in New York City. Selected from more than 1,200 entries from 17 nations and territories, Chappell won the bronze Stevie® Award for Female Executive of the Year, Business Services – Marketing, Advertising and Public Relations – 11 to 2,500 employees category. Nations represented at the event included Australia, Canada, Ecuador, Germany, Hungary, India, Israel, Japan, New Zealand, Nigeria, Turkey, the United Kingdom and the U.S.A.
Chappell’s leadership and commitment within the advertising industry and greater business community were major factors in her recognition. In 2011, Chappell delivered the agency’s most successful year in the company’s history. She has consistently produced year-over-year revenue growth in her 10 years as the agency’s leader. In addition, she sits on public and private boards, including an international spot on the American Marketing Association’s Professional Chapters Council.
Chappell, who has already garnered a number of regional, national and international industry honors, noted the significance of winning a Stevie®.
“It is an incredible honor to be recognized on this international scale with women who are creating worldwide change,” said Chappell. “I am truly inspired by the proven leadership, philanthropic passion and undeniable power female businesswomen hold throughout the globe.”
The Stevie® Awards are widely considered to be the world’s premier business awards. They honor women executives, entrepreneurs and the companies they run. This year, 200 judges from numerous countries selected the top female business leaders. Awards were presented in New York on Friday, Nov. 9, 2012.
ChappellRoberts has been a pacesetter in the industry for more than three decades. With a team of 30 professionals, the agency is known as a strategic thought leader in branding, advertising, digital, marketing and public relations. www.chappellroberts.com
About The Stevie® Awards
Stevie® Awards are conferred in four programs: The American Business Awards, The International Business Awards, the Stevie® Awards for Women in Business, and the Stevie® Awards for Sales & Customer Service. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevie® Awards recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at www.StevieAwards.com.