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Mary Kay Inc. Earns More Than 20 Prestigious Awards in Business, Corporate Citizenship and Leadership Categories Throughout Remarkable 2019

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In 2019, Mary Kay Inc. continued its decades-long commitment to enriching the lives of women around the globe, manufacturing irresistible products and building healthier, more sustainable communities. In recognition of Mary Kay’s achievements throughout the year, the brand has taken home more than 20 coveted awards in the business, corporate citizenship and leadership categories from various reputable sources.

The awards, which range from Forbes “Best Midsize Employers for 2019” to “Best in Show” at Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship Film Festival, highlight Mary Kay’s unwavering business values and its dedication to the principles defined by the brand’s legendary founder, Mary Kay Ash.

Awards in 2019 include:

Excellence in Business

  • Best Employers for Diversity, 2019 – Forbes
  • Best Midsize Employer, 2019 – Forbes
  • Gold Ranking in Educational Category – Spring 2019 OMNI Awards
  • Top 50 U.S.-based Companies in Household and Personal Products Industry – HAPPI Magazine
  • DSA Empowerment Award, 2019 – Direct Selling Association
  • Most Reputable Global Employers in 2019 Global Workplace 100 Study – Reputation Institute
  • 2019 Compliance Award – EXPANSION
  • Top Brand, 2019 – VIP Magazine
  • Women Entrepreneurship Award - Woman Who Matters Forum
  • Best Magazine for Clients, Mary Kay Russia Applause® – Media Leader
  • Best Client Media: Web Media, Mary Kay Russia MirrorMe App – Corporate Media Awards

Excellence in Corporate Citizenship

  • Fan Favorite, video: Mary Kay’s Commitment to Ending Domestic Violence – Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship International Corporate Citizenship Film Festival
  • Best in Show – Small Company Category, video: Mary Kay’s Commitment to Ending Domestic Violence – Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship International Corporate Citizenship Film Festival
  • 2019 Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver Certification – Mary Kay Richard R. Rogers Manufacturing and R&D Center
  • Best CSR Brand and Best CSR Strategy Award, Mary Kay China – CSR China Education Awards

Excellence in Leadership

  • 10 Most Reputable CEOS in the World, David Hall, Mary Kay CEO, RepTrak 2019 Study – Reputation Institute
  • 2019 Most Powerful Women in Corporate America, Sheryl Adkins-Green, Chief Marketing Officer – BLACK ENTERPRISE Magazine
  • 2019 Most Powerful Women in Corporate America, Julia Simon, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary – BLACK ENTERPRISE Magazine
  • 500 Most Influential Women in Spain, Gema Aznar, Mary Kay Spain General Manager – Yo Dona Magazine
  • Most Powerful Female Business Leaders, Claudia Maria Cardona, Marketing Manager, Mary Kay Colombia – ALO Magazine
  • Manager of the Year, Alla Sokolova, Mary Kay Russia General Manager – Russian Business Guide
  • Top 250 Best Top Managers, Alla Sokolova, Mary Kay Russia General Manager – The Association Managers of Russia and Kommersant Publishing House

About Mary Kay

One of the original glass ceiling breakers, Mary Kay Ash founded her beauty company more than 56 years ago with three goals: develop rewarding opportunities for women, offer irresistible products, and make the world a better place. That dream has blossomed into a multibillion-dollar company with millions of independent sales force members in nearly 40 countries. Mary Kay is dedicated to investing in the science behind beauty and manufacturing cutting-edge skin care, color cosmetics, nutritional supplements and fragrances. Mary Kay is committed to empowering women and their families by partnering with organizations from around the world, focusing on supporting cancer research, protecting survivors from domestic abuse, beautifying our communities, and encouraging children to follow their dreams. Mary Kay Ash’s original vision continues to shine—one lipstick at a time. Learn more at MaryKay.com.

Contact information

Mary Kay Inc. Corporate Communications
marykay.com/newsroom
972.687.5332 or media@mkcorp.com

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