Linkage Announces Outstanding CEO Award winners

By Bill Springer on June 11, 2013

George Borst and Alexandra Lebenthal are recipients of Linkage’s inaugural Outstanding CEO Award for their continued efforts to advance women in leadership.

“This Award not only recognizes two remarkable leaders who are deeply committed to advancing women,” said Abri Brickner, Women in Leadership Institute Program Director, “It also provides a platform for leaders to share their voice and vision about why this work is important and how they achieve success.”

George Borst began his career with Toyota in 1985 and held a number of management positions at Toyota Motor Sales, Inc. prior to being named President and CEO of Toyota Financial Services. A leader in diversity and inclusion efforts at Toyota, Mr. Borst was recognized with the 2011 CEO Diversity Leadership Award presented by Diversity Best Practices.

Alexandra Lebenthal joined Lebenthal & Company in 1988 and became President and CEO in 1995 at the age of 31. In 1999, she was named one of New York’s 100 most influential women by Crain’s New York Business, one of the Top 50 Women in Wealth Management in 2009 by Wealth Manager Magazine and one of Crain’s New York Top 25 Women Owned Business list in 2012.

The award winners will be honored at the Women in Leadership Institute™ taking place November 11-14, 2013 in San Francisco.

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