Marcia L. Bullard Named 1998 Revlon Business Woman of the Year

May 19, 1998, 01:00 ET from Students in Free Enterprise

    NEW YORK, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Marcia L. Bullard, President, CEO &
 Editor of USA WEEKEND, was honored as the 1998 Revlon Business Woman of the
 Year at the 1998 Hallmark Cards/Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE)
 International Exposition and Career Opportunity Fair on May 11 in Kansas City,
 Missouri.
     The annual award was created by Revlon and SIFE to acknowledge and honor
 the outstanding accomplishments of business women.  "As a company whose
 business is serving the needs of women, we are proud to honor a woman who
 represents the highest standards of public service and professional
 excellence," said George Fellows, Revlon's President and Chief Executive
 Officer.  "Marcia Bullard is surely an inspiration to young women who seek to
 make their mark in journalism, or any profession, and at the same time give
 back their knowledge and spirit to the community."
     Jill Boerger, Vice President of Customer Management at Revlon, presented
 the award to Ms. Bullard during the exposition's Faculty and Judges
 Recognition Luncheon, where Ms. Bullard gave the keynote address.  During the
 competition, more than 1,000 college students presented their educational
 outreach projects to over 500 of the nation's top business leaders who judged
 them on how well they taught others the principles of free enterprise.
     USA WEEKEND, a national general interest magazine, is circulated through
 534 U.S. newspapers and leads the Sunday magazine field in circulation growth
 and reader interaction.  Under Ms. Bullard's direction, the magazine created
 and sponsors the nation's largest day of volunteer action, "Make A Difference
 Day;" in 1997, 1.3 million Americans improved their communities on the fourth
 Saturday of October.
     A founding editor of USA TODAY, where she worked on the launch team and as
 a deputy managing editor, Ms. Bullard has been with USA WEEKEND since 1985,
 first as Managing Editor and then as Editor.  In 1996, she assumed additional
 responsibility for the business as President and CEO.  She started in the
 newspaper business at age 17 as a reporter with the then-Illinois State
 Journal in her hometown, Springfield, Illinois.
     In addition to serving on the Advisory Board of the College of Mass
 Communications and Media Arts at Southern Illinois University, where she
 received her B.S. in journalism in 1974, Ms. Bullard is a member of the
 Newspaper Association of America, the American Society of Newspaper Editors
 and a former board member of the Associated Press Managing Editors.  She has
 taught college journalism and does regular volunteer work, speaking about
 First Amendment issues to high school students.
     Ms. Bullard is married to journalist Tom McNamara, and has a stepdaughter,
 Emily.
     Previous winners of the Revlon Business Woman of the Year include Susan
 Stanton, President and COO, Payless Cashways, Inc.; Linda Alvarado, President
 of Alvarado Construction, Inc. and partner of The Colorado Rockies Baseball
 Club; Patricia Garrison-Corbin, Chairman and CEO of P.B. Corbin & Co., Inc.;
 and Suzanne de Passe, CEO of de Passe Entertainment, Inc.  Other awards have
 been presented at past SIFE International Expositions to such business leaders
 as Sam Walton, Founder of Wal-Mart; H. Ross Perot, Founder of EDS; Ewing
 Kauffman, Founder of Marion Laboratories; Wolfgang Schmitt, Chairman and CEO,
 Rubbermaid; and David Glass, President and CEO, Wal-Mart.
     Revlon is the world's best known brand of cosmetics and personal care
 products.  Beyond external beauty, Revlon is concerned about women's lives and
 well-being and has dedicated both support and financial resources to critical
 health issues including breast and ovarian cancer, skin cancer, fertility and
 AIDS.  Since 1990, Revlon and the Revlon Foundation have committed more than
 $20 million to women's health causes.
     Founded in 1975 and active on more than 500 college campuses nationwide,
 SIFE is a non-profit educational organization that works in partnership with
 business and higher education to provide college students the opportunity to
 make a difference and to develop leadership, teamwork and communication skills
 through learning, practicing and teaching the principles of free enterprise.
     For more information about the Revlon Business Woman of the Year and
 Students in Free Enterprise, call SIFE at 1-800-677-SIFE.
 
     Revlon is a worldwide leader in cosmetics, skin care, fragrance, personal
 care and professional products.  The Company's vision is to provide glamour,
 excitement and innovation through quality products at affordable prices.  A
 web site featuring current product and promotional information can be reached
 at http://www.revlon.com.  Revlon's brands include Revlon, ColorStay, Age
 Defying, Almay, Ultima II, Charlie and Flex and are sold in approximately 175
 countries and territories.
 
 

SOURCE Students in Free Enterprise
    NEW YORK, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Marcia L. Bullard, President, CEO &
 Editor of USA WEEKEND, was honored as the 1998 Revlon Business Woman of the
 Year at the 1998 Hallmark Cards/Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE)
 International Exposition and Career Opportunity Fair on May 11 in Kansas City,
 Missouri.
     The annual award was created by Revlon and SIFE to acknowledge and honor
 the outstanding accomplishments of business women.  "As a company whose
 business is serving the needs of women, we are proud to honor a woman who
 represents the highest standards of public service and professional
 excellence," said George Fellows, Revlon's President and Chief Executive
 Officer.  "Marcia Bullard is surely an inspiration to young women who seek to
 make their mark in journalism, or any profession, and at the same time give
 back their knowledge and spirit to the community."
     Jill Boerger, Vice President of Customer Management at Revlon, presented
 the award to Ms. Bullard during the exposition's Faculty and Judges
 Recognition Luncheon, where Ms. Bullard gave the keynote address.  During the
 competition, more than 1,000 college students presented their educational
 outreach projects to over 500 of the nation's top business leaders who judged
 them on how well they taught others the principles of free enterprise.
     USA WEEKEND, a national general interest magazine, is circulated through
 534 U.S. newspapers and leads the Sunday magazine field in circulation growth
 and reader interaction.  Under Ms. Bullard's direction, the magazine created
 and sponsors the nation's largest day of volunteer action, "Make A Difference
 Day;" in 1997, 1.3 million Americans improved their communities on the fourth
 Saturday of October.
     A founding editor of USA TODAY, where she worked on the launch team and as
 a deputy managing editor, Ms. Bullard has been with USA WEEKEND since 1985,
 first as Managing Editor and then as Editor.  In 1996, she assumed additional
 responsibility for the business as President and CEO.  She started in the
 newspaper business at age 17 as a reporter with the then-Illinois State
 Journal in her hometown, Springfield, Illinois.
     In addition to serving on the Advisory Board of the College of Mass
 Communications and Media Arts at Southern Illinois University, where she
 received her B.S. in journalism in 1974, Ms. Bullard is a member of the
 Newspaper Association of America, the American Society of Newspaper Editors
 and a former board member of the Associated Press Managing Editors.  She has
 taught college journalism and does regular volunteer work, speaking about
 First Amendment issues to high school students.
     Ms. Bullard is married to journalist Tom McNamara, and has a stepdaughter,
 Emily.
     Previous winners of the Revlon Business Woman of the Year include Susan
 Stanton, President and COO, Payless Cashways, Inc.; Linda Alvarado, President
 of Alvarado Construction, Inc. and partner of The Colorado Rockies Baseball
 Club; Patricia Garrison-Corbin, Chairman and CEO of P.B. Corbin & Co., Inc.;
 and Suzanne de Passe, CEO of de Passe Entertainment, Inc.  Other awards have
 been presented at past SIFE International Expositions to such business leaders
 as Sam Walton, Founder of Wal-Mart; H. Ross Perot, Founder of EDS; Ewing
 Kauffman, Founder of Marion Laboratories; Wolfgang Schmitt, Chairman and CEO,
 Rubbermaid; and David Glass, President and CEO, Wal-Mart.
     Revlon is the world's best known brand of cosmetics and personal care
 products.  Beyond external beauty, Revlon is concerned about women's lives and
 well-being and has dedicated both support and financial resources to critical
 health issues including breast and ovarian cancer, skin cancer, fertility and
 AIDS.  Since 1990, Revlon and the Revlon Foundation have committed more than
 $20 million to women's health causes.
     Founded in 1975 and active on more than 500 college campuses nationwide,
 SIFE is a non-profit educational organization that works in partnership with
 business and higher education to provide college students the opportunity to
 make a difference and to develop leadership, teamwork and communication skills
 through learning, practicing and teaching the principles of free enterprise.
     For more information about the Revlon Business Woman of the Year and
 Students in Free Enterprise, call SIFE at 1-800-677-SIFE.
 
     Revlon is a worldwide leader in cosmetics, skin care, fragrance, personal
 care and professional products.  The Company's vision is to provide glamour,
 excitement and innovation through quality products at affordable prices.  A
 web site featuring current product and promotional information can be reached
 at http://www.revlon.com.  Revlon's brands include Revlon, ColorStay, Age
 Defying, Almay, Ultima II, Charlie and Flex and are sold in approximately 175
 countries and territories.
 
 SOURCE  Students in Free Enterprise

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