ManpowerGroup Solutions senior VP wins Silver Stevie Female Executive of the Year award
Nicknamed the Stevies for the Greek word for "crowned," the awards were presented to winners during a dinner event attended by more than 400 people at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City.
The Stevie Awards for Women in Business honour top female entrepreneurs, executives, employees and the organisations they run. More than 1,300 nominations from organisations of all sizes and in virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration in more than 90 categories, including Entrepreneur of the Year, Executive of the Year, Company of the Year, Startup of the Year, Women Helping Women and Women Run Workplace of the Year, among others.
Donovan won in the Executive of the Year category for Business Services - More Than 2,500 Employees.
All individuals and organisations worldwide are eligible to submit nominations - public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small. The 2015 awards received entries from 31 nations and territories.
"Kate has been instrumental in positioning ManpowerGroup Solutions in the market as a global leader." said Jonas Prising, ManpowerGroup CEO.
"She started ManpowerGroup's Center of Recruiting Excellence strategy (CORE), which delivers services through a combination of onshore and offshore teams, and led its expansion in the Philippines and Peru.
"Under Kate's leadership, ManpowerGroup Solutions has earned numerous industry accolades and been recognized as the global leader by Everest Research Group and NelsonHall. This is deserved recognition for Kate."
Donovan joined ManpowerGroup in 2008 as managing director of ManpowerGroup Solutions. She was named senior vice president of ManpowerGroup Solutions and global RPO president in 2014. In 2015, she was named one of the Global 100 Women in Staffing by Staffing Industry Analysts.