HG Insights is pleased to announce that our EVP Marketing and Digital Product, John Connell, is a finalist for Salesperson of the Year in the Data Provider category at the 2021 Dick Reed Awards.
Introduced last year, the Dick Reed Awards honor the Just Global marketing agency’s long-time former CEO while celebrating the people, platforms and solutions providing data-driven business outcomes. Since Dick’s passing, Just Global continues to honor the legacy and values he instilled in the agency.
The Dick Reed Awards shortlisted John for ‘Salesperson of the Year, Data Provider’ based on his outstanding customer service to solution-oriented product and service offerings that have helped Just Global deliver powerful results for their clients. This year’s awards feature 11 categories and other finalists include leading technology brands Google and LinkedIn.
“The Dick Reed Awards are all about celebrating inventive people like John Connell in this marketplace,” said Brandon Friesen, CEO, Just Global. “John is deeply invested in taking a strategic approach to all of his engagements. He goes beyond the status quo. When you combine this with the power of HG Insights’ technology intelligence platform, it is clear why he is a distinguished finalist for Sales Person of the Year.”
“I’m honored to be a finalist for the ‘Salesperson of the Year, Data Provider’ at this year’s Dick Reed Awards and it’s great to see HG partners like Google and LinkedIn and others also nominated,” said John Connell. “However, this honor is a genuine team effort. The past twelve months have required agility, innovation, and kindness more than any other time period in my career. All of us at HG and Just Global have come together to help companies leverage insights to achieve great results during this difficult time for the world.”
Finalists and winners will be selected by popular vote among Just Global’s diverse teams, with experts ranging from creative development and brand strategy to media planning and digital tactics like search and programmatic.