FleishmanHillard’s Della Sweetman Selected for PRWeek Hall of Femme 2020
ST. LOUIS, March 11, 2020 – FleishmanHillard’s Della Sweetman has been named to the 2020 PRWeek Hall of Femme class. Now in its fifth year, this honor highlights female senior-level communications professionals who have been nominated by their peers for their achievements, excellence and commitment to the industry.
Since joining FleishmanHillard in 2003, Sweetman has forged new paths for our agency. Rising from account supervisor to senior partner and general manager of our Southern California region in just six years, she never settled and continued to aim higher. In 2016, Sweetman was appointed FleishmanHillard’s chief business development officer, responsible for driving new business growth for the agency. She concepted a function that brought together Business Development, Strategy and Planning, and Creative and Corporate Marketing to drive rigor and results. Sweetman also serves as a member of FleishmanHillard’s Cabinet and executive leadership team, championing new approaches to career development, helping colleagues explore new career opportunities and advocating for innovative new approaches for growing talent.
Sweetman’s drive and commitment to excellence extend outside of the office, as well. She serves as a mentor to countless individuals in the industry and helped establish the New York Omniwomen chapter, Omnicom’s initiative supporting women in leadership. She has spoken on several panels about the importance of placing women in leadership positions. Sweetman is also passionate about diversity and inclusion and has spoken on the topic at past ColorComm conferences and local panels.
Sweetman and the other honorees will be celebrated in PRWeek‘s March-April 2020 issue and at the PRWeek Hall of Femme Dinner on June 10 in New York City.