Finalist: Andrea Young

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Global President, Customer Experience
Advantage Solutions

As a member of Advantage’s executive leadership, Andrea Young drives commercial success and shapes diversity, equity, and inclusion strategy. Overseeing 32,000 global associates, she leads experiential marketing services for renowned consumer brands across multiple countries. Her leadership rebuilt the business post-COVID after 25,000 associates faced interruptions. With a customer-centric focus, Young ensures timely payroll for 60,000 associates biweekly. An advocate for diversity, she pioneered same-sex benefits over a decade ago and chairs Advantage’s DE&I Board, fostering participation from 2,700 associates in two years. Her dynamic leadership marries business growth with inclusive values, solidifying her as a transformative figure in the organization’s evolution.