SYOSETT, N.Y., Aug. 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Aviva Leebow Wolmer, chief executive officer of Pacesetter Steel Service, Inc., is the recipient of the 2016 CEO Connection®Mid-Market Rising Star Award.
"As one of the rising mid-market business executives in the world, Aviva Leebow Wolmer has demonstrated true leadership not only in her role at Pacesetter but by thinking beyond the corporate walls to help improve lives and benefit the greater society," said Kenneth Beck, CEO of CEO Connection. "Her story reflects the importance of the mid-market to the economy and sets a standard for mid-market rising stars."
Aviva Leebow Wolmer has been a transformative and commanding force during her tenure of leadership at Pacesetter, the unprecedented leader in innovative solutions for the manufacturing industry. Initially, she was responsible for creating "Pacesetter University," before transitioning first to Vice President for People and subsequently Executive Vice President – a role responsible for the company's corporate, profitable growth.
Upon Leebow Wolmer's promotion to CEO, she released the "Vivid Vision." This document continues to inspire and direct a culture shift within the organization. Because of her dedication to innovation, partnership and personal fulfillment in the workplace, departmental boundaries no longer exist and she has ignited inspiration, creativity, enthusiasm and collaboration throughout the entire organization.
Leebow Wolmer is aggressively working to break down the perception that steel is an antiquated industry and replace it with her vision of a vibrant, technology-driven cornerstone of American manufacturing.
Last week, CEO Connection®announced winners of three other 2016 Mid-Market Awards: Mid-Market Company of the Year – LinkedIn; Mid-Market CEO of the Year Ganesh Ayyar of Mphasis; and Social Impact Award – John Replogle of Seventh Generation.
The awards recognize mid-market leaders and companies that have demonstrated leadership, creativity, generosity and other qualities that represent the true spirit of the mid-market.
Award winners will be recognized at the 2016 Mid-Market Convention Sept. 18-21 at The Wharton School in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This exclusive global gathering features hundreds of CEOs, political leaders and business experts convening to discuss issues and challenges for mid-market companies. For more information and to register for the convention, visit www.midmarketconvention.com/registration.
The CEO Connection 2016 Mid-Market Convention is made possible by the interactive support of strategic partners, including ABM, Andromeda Simulations International, Carpedia, Chief Executive Officer, Cooley, Invest in Canada, Delta Private Jets, KR Strategy, MasterCard, Minority Business Development Agency, Prime Genesis, RSM, Sibson Consulting, Mastered in Tennessee and Wharton.
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