NAMIC Recognizes Winners of the 2012 Next Generation Leaders Awards
Apr 13, 2012 (Close-Up Media via COMTEX) --
The National Association for Multi-ethnicity in Communications (NAMIC) announced winners of the 2012 Next Generation Leaders Awards.
According to a release, this year's recipients of the award are Rosalyn Durant, vice president, ESPNU and ESPNHS, ESPN; Sree Kotay, senior vice president, chief software architect, Comcast Corp.; Fernando Laguarda, vice president, External Affairs and Policy Counselor, Time Warner Cable; and Pawan Mehra, co-founder and executive vice president, Ameredia, Inc.
The Next Generation Leaders Awards will be presented at the NAMIC Annual Awards Breakfast scheduled for Wednesday, May 23, from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. (EDT) at the Westin Boston Waterfront in Boston, Massachusetts.
Selected by NAMIC, the Next Generation Leaders Awards recognize emerging executives of color business leaders demonstrating managerial acumen while embracing NAMIC's mission to educate, advocate and empower for diversity and inclusion in the communications industry.
Presented in partnership with Multichannel News, awards are presented in four categories: Cable Programmer, Cable MSO, Technology Company/Discipline and Creative Discipline. Executives of color age 45 and under were eligible for nomination. Durant (Programmer), Kotay (Tech Company/Discipline), Laguarda (MSO), and Mehra (Creative Discipline) were selected from the esteemed nominees.
In addition to the top honorees, a group of NAMIC Luminaries will also be recognized. Since the inception of the award in 2006, NAMIC has recognized 24 Next Generation Leaders and 51 Luminaries.
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