Winner: Marian Salzman, Havas PR Marian Salzman, CEO of Havas PR North America, led the global name change for all of Havas PR’s global assets, which translate into almost $200 million in revenue. Yet creating …
Co-Winner: MWW When MWW founder, CEO and president Michael Kempner in 2010 spearheaded a management led buy-out from the Interpublic Group of Companies, the decision caused a surge of interest in the East Rutherford, N.J.-based …
Winner: Peppercomm Tyco International turned the page on a new chapter late last year when the security systems entity was split into three separate companies. The move created a standalone $10.5 billion enterprise focused on …
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