Sydney – August 13, 2013: Ogilvy PR Australia’s CEO, Kieran Moore has been awarded CMO Asia’s Women in Leadership Award for Excellence in Advertising & Public Relations.
Held recently in Singapore, CMO Asia’s annual Women Leadership Awards honour the strategic and influential role of various women leaders in the development of the modern economy. The awards also recognise the profound role played by women as leaders, executioners, and decision makers, in shaping the future of the region and nation, and those who embody the qualities of leadership in displaying active, creative and integrative efforts in achieving the best possible results.
“I’m incredibly thrilled and humbled to be included among so many outstanding business leaders recognised in this year’s awards,” Moore said. “It’s a reflection of the value placed on the contribution women can make to the business world and I’m proud to be part of that.”
Moore also paid tribute to the broader Ogilvy PR team in Australia for its continued focus on innovation and client service. “Ogilvy PR is the kind of place that provides a platform for all kind of talent, regardless of gender,” she said.
“I look forward to seeing the business continue this focus on innovation and creativity as we move towards the next phase of challenges to our economy.”
Chairperson of Era Ogilvy PR in Taiwan, Olive Ting, was also recognised in this year’s awards, receiving the Woman Leadership Award for Excellence in Entrepreneurship. Ting has worked at Era Ogilvy PR for more than 20 years and is widely respected throughout the region.
President and CEO of Ogilvy Public Relations, Asia-Pacific Steve Dahllof said he was both proud and honoured to have two outstanding female Ogilvy PR leaders recognised in this year’s awards.
“Both Kieran and Olive are innovators in their respective fields, and have proven to be both strong leaders and an inspiration to their teams during the many years they have worked at Ogilvy,” he said.
“Their strong focus on mentoring should also pave the way for further talent to work into leadership roles throughout the region.”
Categories for the Women Leadership Award for Excellence this year include FMCG Industry, Retail Industry, Hospitality & Tourism Industry, IT, Advertising and Public Relations, Media and Communication, Medicine and Science Research, Entrepreneurship, Corporate Management, Coaching and Consulting, Business and Economic Development, Brand Management and many more.
For more information, please contact: Rebecca Tilly, STW PR on 0410 501 043