Triangle Business Journal reports that Girl Scouts – North Carolina Coastal Pines Chief Executive Officer Rusine Mitchell Sinclair has been named one of the most 100 Influential Business Leaders in the Research Triangle of North Carolina as well as the 2012 Women in Business Lifetime Achievement Award winner.
The 2012 list of top business leaders includes familiar names in business, education, philanthropy, and government. A special feature relating to these 100 individuals will be published July 27.
The Women in Business awards program recognizes Triangle women who have proven to be dynamic and outstanding leaders with established track records of significant accomplishments in business and/or community service. Judges pored through more than 160 entries to come up with this year’s crop of 26 winners, including the lifetime achievement honor. Sinclair and the other winners will be recognized at an awards luncheon on August 23.
Sinclair has been chief executive officer for Girl Scouts – North Carolina Coastal Pines since August 2007, when the two legacy councils merged. Prior to joining Girl Scouts, Sinclair spent 25 years with IBM as a vice president and officer of the IBM Corporation before her retirement in 2007. She will continue to lead the council through the remainder of Girl Scouts’ centennial year, and then retire in January 2013.