Hürriyet chairwoman crowned as social responsibility leader
ISTANBULTurkey’s pacemaker women have been honored for their pioneering success in their fields during the “Women to Watch” ceremony, where Hürriyet newspaper chairwoman Vuslat Doğan Sabancı was given the “Social Responsibility Leader” award.
The “Women to Watch” ceremony, which was held by Advertising Age and hosted by MediaCat for the second year in Turkey, brought together the top women in the branding, advertising, marketing, media, culture and arts industries to the Swissotel in Istanbul, on the night of May 8.
Doğan Sabancı, who couldn’t attend the ceremony due to work related matters, was named during the ceremony as the “Social Responsibility Leader.” Hürriyet’s marketing director and executive board member Birim Gönülşen received the award in place of Doğan Sabancı.
Meanwhile, Turkish writer Elif Şafak was crowned the “Culture and Arts Leader” and superstar singer Ajda Pekkan was awarded with a “Lifetime Achievement” prize.
Marketing and communication directors of some of most prominent Turkish and global companies were awarded at the ceremony for their achievements.
The female communication and marketing directors of McDonald’s, Vodafone Turkey, Coca-Cola, Turkcell, Koç Holding, and Eczacıbaşı were among those honored.