Text100 CEO honored with distinguished service award

The Distinguished Service Award honors an individual who has strengthened the role of public relations and society through service, writing, research, speaking, or teaching.

The Distinguished Service Award honors an individual who has strengthened the role of public relations and society through service, writing, research, speaking, or teaching.

Text100 is thrilled to announce that CEO Aedhmar Hynes received the Arthur W. Page Society’s Distinguished Service Award for 2016. The award was presented to Aedhmar at the Page Society’s 33rd Annual Conference, held in London on September 12.

The Distinguished Service Award honors those individuals who have devoted themselves to strengthening the role of public relations in business and society. Winners are leaders whose counsel is sought by others, who give selflessly of their time and talent, and who possess a distinguished record of service to the profession in leadership positions.

“Throughout my career, I’ve been passionate about telling stories, giving my clients a voice, and seeing the impact that effective communication can have on a company’s success,” said Aedhmar. “I am truly humbled to receive this prestigious honor from an organization that means so much to me.”

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In addition to being named the Agency “Milestones in Mentoring” honoree by the Plank Center for Leadership in Public Relations earlier this year, Aedhmar was also recognized as one of the 50 most influential people in PR in PRWeek’s Power List 2016. She is a Page Society trustee, having served as co-chair of the association’s Thought Leadership Committee and currently serves as co-chair of the Page Globalization Committee, which is dedicated to making the Arthur W. Page Society a truly global organization.

“Aedhmar has played an extremely active and thoughtful role in advancing the mission of the Society through her many involvements in several of its committees,” said Dave Samson, general managers of public affairs for Chevron Corporation and chairman of the Arthur W. Page Society.

“For her extensive service to our profession, we are pleased to recognize her with the Arthur Page Society’s 2016 Distinguished Service Award.”

The Arthur W. Page Society is a professional association for senior public relations and corporate communications executives who seek to enrich and strengthen their profession. It has more than 700 members in 21 countries.

Go here to read Aedhmar’s acceptance speech in full.

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