Executives of the Year

Each year, TMSA recognizes a senior-level leader in the marketing and the sales/business development disciplines for their leadership, professional excellence, and results produced on behalf of their company. These executives are then honored during the annual TMSA Conference & Expo.

To Nominate, the candidate should meet the following criteria:

Marketing Executive of the Year:

  • Must be a senior leader within the North American transportation industry (United States or Canada). The individual must be in a current marketing or communications capacity for an organization related to commercial transportation. Self-nominations are accepted.

  • Must have demonstrated ongoing excellence in the field of transportation or logistics marketing, and must have had overall responsibility for managing and/or executing marketing and/or organizational communications programs during the previous calendar year.

  • Provide previous relevant experience (include past titles and companies when appropriate)

  • Briefly describe professional and personal characteristics that make the nominee worthy of the award.

  • Submit an example of a best practice or strategic challenge in transportation marketing that the nominee was involved in creating and/or managing. (This ideally should demonstrate tangible business results).

Sales Executive of the Year:

  • Must be a senior leader within the North American transportation industry (United States or Canada). The individual must serve in a sales capacity for an organization related to commercial transportation. Self-nominations are accepted.

  • Must have demonstrated ongoing excellence in the field of transportation or logistics sales or business development, and have had overall responsibility for managing and/or executing sales strategies during the previous calendar year.

  • Provide previous relevant experience (include past titles and companies when appropriate)

  • Briefly describe professional and personal characteristics that make the nominee worthy of the award.

  • Submit an example of a best practice or strategic challenge in transportation sales, business development, or customer solutions that the nominee was involved in creating and/or managing. (This ideally should demonstrate tangible business results).

Entry Procedures:
Complete the Online Nomination Form no later than April 22, 2017

> Click here to nominate

> Questions? Contact Brian Everett, CEO of TMSA, at 952-466-6270 x201 or Email.


 

Marie-Chantal Savoy2016 Marketing Executive of the Year:
Marie-Chantal Savoy
Director, Marketing Innovation, CN

Past recipients include: Elena Izakson, Vice President of Marketing, Hub Group (2015), Timothy Simpson, Head of NA Marketing & Communications, Maersk Line (2014), Jean Barnes, Director of Marketing, SMC3 (2013), Patrick O'Neil, Director of Corporate Communication, RailInc (2012), Chip Overbey, VP Marketing & National Accounts, Old Dominion Freight Line (2011), George Abernathy, COO of Transplace (2009), Tammy Beil, VP of Marketing, FedEx Freight (2008), Mike Russell, VP Public Affairs, American Trucking Associations posthumously (2007), Chuck Lounsbury, SVP Strategy & Marketing, Ryder (2006), Dick Metzler, EVP, DHL Express (2005), Greg Reid, SVP & Chief Communications Officer, Yellow Corp (2003).

 

Mark Magill2016 Sales Executive of the Year:
Mark Magill
Vice President of Business Development, OnTrac

Past recipients: Pat Jenkins, Director Business Development, Coyote Logistics (2015), Dennis McCaffrey, SVP Strategic Accounts, XPO Logistics (2014), Brian Scott, SVP Global Sales, CTSI-Global Transportation Management (2013), Eric Chambers, SVP Sales, BlueGrace Logistics (2012), and Todd Thompson, SVP, Mode Transportation (2011).