Cielo Chief Marketing Officer Kristen Wright Wins HR Superstar Leadership Award

BROOKFIELD, WI – May 2, 2017 –
Cielo, the world’s leading strategic Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) partner, was honored to have its Chief Marketing Officer, Kristen Wright (pictured, left, with HRO Today's Zachary Misko) recognized as the 2017 winner of the HRO Today Services and Technology Association’s HR Superstar Leadership Award during the HRO Today Forum gala event.

“Kristen is the first Chief Marketing Officer to win a Thought Leadership Award in the history of the HRO Today Services and Technology Association and its predecessor, the HROA. I believe her win serves as recognition that while a company may have thought leadership it is equally important to be exceptional at expressing it. Cielo’s marketing and communication practices are among the best not only in the HR industry but would also rank among the best we have seen in any industry. The members who selected Kristen Wright recognize her contribution to Cielo and her leadership among her peer group in the association,” according to Elliot Clark, CEO of HRO Today.

An HR services veteran, Kristen Wright has led Cielo’s Marketing function through the evolution of the industry and the brand. The driver of the integration of regional industry leaders Pinstripe and Ochre House into global leader Cielo, Kristen has built an award-winning team of marketing specialists who have been recognized as the national B2B marketing team of the year (2015). The Cielo rebrand also won HR marketing’s most prominent award, the 2014 Brand Launch of the Year award at the InfluenceHR Marketing Awards. Under Kristen’s leadership the team has also won numerous awards for its demand generation and prospect engagement campaigns.

Kristen was recognized as the Business Marketing Association’s Marketer of the Year (2015) for her exceptional role as brand educator and evangelist, leading to record-breaking sales results in the award, previous and subsequent years.

As Chief Marketing Officer, Kristen is focused on demand generation and for driving Cielo’s brand through advertising, digital, public and analyst relations and social media strategies, and continuing to build its reputation as a global authority on the evolution the world of work and Recruitment Process Outsourcing.

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About Cielo
Cielo is the world’s leading strategic Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) partner. Under its WE BECOME YOU™ philosophy, Cielo’s dedicated recruitment teams primarily serve clients in the financial and business services, consumer brands, technology and media, engineering, life sciences and healthcare industries. Cielo’s global presence includes 2,000 employees, serving 143 clients across 91 countries in 33 languages. The industry has verified Cielo’s reputation for executing innovative solutions that provide business impact through numerous awards and recognitions, including its annual top three leadership position on the HRO Today RPO Baker’s Dozen listing, PEAK Matrix Leader placement by Everest Group and Industry Leader designation by NelsonHall. Cielo knows talent is rising – and with it, an organization's opportunity to rise above. For more information, visit