MILWAUKEE, Dec. 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- ManpowerGroup (NYSE: MAN), the world's workforce expert, today announced that Kate Donovan, senior vice president of ManpowerGroup Solutions and global RPO president, has been named a winner of a Silver Stevie® Award in the Female Executive of the Year category in the 12th Annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business.
The Stevie Awards for Women in Business are the world's top honors for female entrepreneurs, executives, employees and the organizations they run. All individuals and organizations 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.
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.
More than 1,300 nominations from organizations 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.
"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.
About ManpowerGroup Solutions ManpowerGroup Solutions provides clients with outsourcing services related to human resources functions, primarily in the areas of large-scale recruiting and workforce-intensive initiatives that are outcome-based, thereby sharing in the risk and reward with our clients. Our solutions offerings include Talent Based Outsourcing, Managed Service Programs, Borderless Talent Solutions, Language Services and Recruitment Process Outsourcing, where we are one of the largest providers of permanent and contingent recruitment in the world. ManpowerGroup Solutions is part of the ManpowerGroup family of companies, which also includes Manpower, Experis, and Right Management. More information about ManpowerGroup Solutions is available at www.manpowergroupsolutions.com.
About ManpowerGroup ManpowerGroup® (NYSE: MAN) is the world's workforce expert, creating innovative workforce solutions for more than 65 years. As workforce experts, we connect more than 600,000 people to meaningful work across a wide range of skills and industries every day. Through our ManpowerGroup family of brands – Manpower®, Experis®, Right Management® and ManpowerGroup® Solutions – we help more than 400,000 clients in 80 countries and territories address their critical talent needs, providing comprehensive solutions to resource, manage and develop talent. In 2015, ManpowerGroup was named one of the World's Most Ethical Companies for the fifth consecutive year and one of Fortune's Most Admired Companies, confirming our position as the most trusted and admired brand in the industry. See how ManpowerGroup makes powering the world of work humanly possible: www.manpowergroup.com.