Jean Winfield, Managing Director of PR and Marketing agency Jeanius Consulting, was last night presented with the Entrepreneur of 2014 award, at the prestigious WISTA –UK 40th Anniversary Gala Dinner*.
WISTA is an international organisation of women working in the shipping industry. Members include naval architects, maritime lawyers, ship’s engineers, insurance and sale and purchase brokers, claims adjusters and many others working both directly in the industry and providing services to the industry. WISTA-UK, the oldest of all the national WISTA associations, was formed in 1974 and this year celebrates its 40th anniversary.
Jeanius Consulting was set up by business development and PR & marketing specialist Jean Winfield in late September 2013, and has grown at such a rapid pace that both the size of the team and the office space has since doubled.
Jean Winfield said “I am delighted to have won another award in our inaugural year, it’s been an amazing business journey both with shipping and non-shipping clients all across the world and we look forward to growing further with new clients, to be announced shortly. PR, marketing and social media strategies are crucial for business growth and we love not only working with all types and sizes of clients but we also totally love what we do – that’s what makes us more than just a PR company. Success has been due to the incredible dedication and combined skills of my team – so this is an award for the entire Teamjeanius.”
Jeanius Consulting offers a comprehensive service encompassing maritime PR, marketing & social media management and have already established an international client base in the global shipping market. A member of the UK Chamber of Shipping, BIMCO and the Propeller Club of London, Jeanius is also a supporting organisation for SPNL and Human Rights at Sea.
* Report is coming up soon