MIMI CURRY, DANSKO COO, NAMED SMARTCEO EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT AWARD WINNER
Thursday, April 3, 2014
Posted by: NSRA
(April 2, 2014) West Grove, PA - SmartCEO Magazine named
Dansko Chief Operations Officer Mimi Curry as a 2014 Executive Management Award
winner. The publication, which strives to educate and inspire the business
community, recognized Curry and other leaders in the Philadelphia region for leading
collaboratively and creatively, upholding the highest ethics and supporting
their organization’s mission.
"The Executive Management Awards celebrate executives
like Mimi Curry who go above and beyond day in and day out," says Rick
Crane, Regional President of SmartCEO media. "SmartCEO is honored to recognize
Mimi's creative management vision, leadership philosophy, innovative strategy
and undeniable work ethic."
At Dansko, Curry oversees day-to-day operations. With Mimi
at the helm, Dansko opened a 200,000 square-foot LEED® Gold certified
distribution center in November 2012, based near HQ in southeastern Pennsylvania. The
facility increases efficiency of operations, while enhancing quality of
worklife for staff and minimizing Dansko’s environmental footprint.
In addition to her business acumen, Curry inspires Dansko
employees with her passion and commitment to Dansko’s triple bottom line
(people, planet and profit). She is active in establishing performance
expectations and goals for her staff, providing them with appropriate targets
in order to identify successes and opportunities. Curry invests in staff both
personally and professionally with a dedication to outside education and
"During her role as Dansko COO, Mimi has fostered an
inspiring workplace culture, one that promotes upward mobility for all
employee-owners,” said Mandy Cabot, Dansko Co-Founder, President and CEO.
"She emboldens, supports and embraces all of us. Further, by constantly
striving for more efficient and productive processes, Mimi has helped
revolutionize our business practices, evidenced by her leadership in developing
our new distribution center. We are thrilled to celebrate Mimi for achieving
this honorable recognition.”
The Executive Management Award was presented to Curry on
March 27, 2014, at the Merion in Cinnaminson,
About SmartCEO: SmartCEO's mission is to educate and inspire
the business community through its award-winning magazine, connections at
C-level events and access to valuable online resources. SmartCEO's integrated
media platforms reach decision makers in the Baltimore,
New York, Philadelphia
and Washington, DC metropolitan areas.
About Dansko: Founded in 1990 by wife and husband team,
Mandy Cabot and Peter Kjellerup, Dansko leads the comfort footwear market in
award-winning design and customer service. Today, we are 185 employee-owners
strong, changing the quality of people’s lives through our products, our
passion, and our commitment to a better tomorrow. Learn more at Dansko.com.
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