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New York City, March 18, 2015 – The 2015 Brand Innovators ’Top 50’ Women in Brand Marketing Awards honorees were announced today, celebrating the most innovative and accomplished female brand marketers in America. This year’s winners will be acknowledged at the Brand Innovators ’Top 50’ Women in Brand Marketing Dinner at Le Cirque in New York City, Tuesday, April 28.

The 50 honorees were selected by Brand Innovators based on their professional accomplishments, and ability to leverage digital media and emerging advertising technology platforms – including digital video, social media, mobile, content marketing, gamification, eCommerce, and Big Data — to implement “best-of-breed” marketing and advertising campaigns. The following is a complete list of this year’s honorees. Read their profiles and top trends here.

Brand Innovators ‘Top 50’ Women in Brand Marketing Class of 2015

  • Sheryl Adkins-Green, Chief Marketing Officer, Mary Kay
  • Dana Anderson, SVP, Chief Marketing Officer, Mondelēz International
  • Lara Balazs, SVP, Head of North America Marketing, Visa
  • Maryam Banikarim, Global Chief Marketing Officer, Hyatt Hotels Corporation
  • Jennifer Bazante, EVP Marketing, Humana
  • Stevie Benjamin, VP, Media Strategy, Target
  • Linda Boff, Executive Director, Global Brand Marketing, GE
  • Kara Council, Chief Marketing Officer, Kenneth Cole
  • Leslie Berland, EVP, Digital Partnerships and Development, American Express
  • Debra Berman, Former CMO, JC Penney
  • Amy Bohutinsky, Chief Marketing Officer, Zillow
  • Gina Boswell, Executive Vice President, Personal Care Unilever
  • Sona Chawla, President of Digital and Chief Marketing Officer, Walgreens
  • Wendy Clark, President, Sparkling Brands and Strategic Marketing, The Coca-Cola Company
  • Lisa Cochrane, SVP Marketing, Allstate Insurance
  • Jill Cress, SVP Global Consumer Marketing, MasterCard
  • Jerri DeVard, Chief Marketing Officer, ADT
  • Pam El, Chief Marketing Officer, NBA
  • Alicia Enciso, CMO, Nestle USA
  • Anne Finucane, Global Chief Strategy and Marketing Officer, Bank of America
  • Wanda Gierhart, Chief Marketing Officer, Neiman Marcus Group
  • Marie Gulin, Chief Marketing Officer, L’Oreal USA
  • Maggie Chan Jones, Chief Marketing Officer, SAP
  • Jeannine Haas, Chief Marketing Officer, Avis Budget Group
  • Jennifer Hanley, SVP Brand Marketing, Nationwide
  • Denise Incandela, President, Digital and Global Ecommerce, Ralph Lauren
  • Denise Karkos, Chief Marketing Officer, TD Ameritrade
  • Esther Lee, Global Chief Marketing Officer, MetLife
  • Kristin Lemkau, Chief Marketing Officer, JPMorgan Chase
  • Alison Lewis, Global Chief Marketing Officer, Johnson & Johnson
  • Adrienne Lofton, SVP Global Brand Marketing, Under Armour
  • Nagisa Manabe, Chief Marketing and Sales Officer, United States Postal Service
  • Tara McRae, SVP Brand Marketing, Puma
  • Jamie Moldafsky, Chief Marketing Officer, Wells Fargo
  • Trish Mueller, Chief Marketing Officer, The Home Depot
  • Shaun Nichols, VP Integrated Content Marketing, Dr. Pepper Snapple Group
  • Kristin Patrick, SVP, Chief Marketing Officer, PEPSI, PepsiCo
  • Denny Post, Executive Vice President and Chief Concept Officer
  • Karen Quintos, SVP & Chief Marketing Officer, Dell
  • Martine Reardon,Chief Marketing Officer, Macy’s
  • Lisa Joy Rosner, Chief Marketing Officer, Neustar
  • Diane Scott, Chief Marketing Officer, Western Union
  • Jennifer Sey, Chief Marketing Officer, Levi’s Brand, Levi Strauss & Co.
  • Ashley Sheetz, Chief Marketing Officer, Group Vice President, Sally Beauty
  • AnneMarie Suarez-Davis, VP Frozen Foods Marketing and Innovation, Kellogg Company
  • Lynn Vojvodich, EVP & Chief Marketing Officer, Salesforce
  • Deborah Wahl, Chief Marketing Officer, McDonald’s
  • Alexandra Wheeler, VP Digital Marketing, Starbucks
  • Jackie Woodward, VP Global Media, General Mills
  • Yin Woon Rani, VP Integrated Marketing, The Campbell Soup Company
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