Adrienne Akin Faulkner honored as one of the 2013 Women CEOs of the Year

DALLAS (Mar. 05, 2014) –Adrienne Akin Faulkner, RID, LEED Green Associate, IIDA, ASID, founder and CEO of leading interior and architectural design firm Faulkner Design Group, has been recognized as one of the winners in the prestigious CEO World Awards in the Women CEOs of the Year category. The coveted annual CEO World Awards program encompasses the world’s best in leadership, innovation, organizational performance, new products and services, CEO case studies, and customer satisfaction programs from every major industry in the world. Organizations from all over the world are eligible to submit nominations including public and private, for-profit and non-profit, largest to smallest and new start-ups.

Faulkner was recognized for her accomplishments in the field of interior design and for bringing forth many “firsts” in her industry to help drive innovation to clients. This includes her concept of Universal Understanding that proposes Universal Design elements in all aspects of interior design; and her Platinum Living™ initiative that brings excellence in design and dignity in living to senior residential centers.

More than 30 judges from a broad spectrum of industry voices from around the world and over 200 CEOs participated. Their average scores determined the 2013 CEO World Award winners.

“It’s an honor to be named a winner by CEO World Awards for this esteemed global industry and peer recognition program,” said Faulkner. “These awards are a testament to Faulkner Design Group’s commitment to design excellence, and to our dedication to bringing beautiful, livable and accessible design to everyone that stand the test of time.”

About the CEO World Awards

CEO World Awards are an annual industry and peers recognition program honoring CEOs and Companies of all types and sizes in North America, Europe, Middle-East, Africa, Asia-Pacific, and Latin-America. The Annual CEO World Awards is part of the SVUS Awards recognition program from Silicon Valley in the United States of America which also includes Consumer World Awards, Customer Sales and Service World Awards, Golden Bridge Business and Innovation Awards, Globee Fastest Growing Private Companies, Info Security’s Global Excellence Awards, Network Products Guide’s Hot Companies and Best Products Awards, Pillar Employee Recognition World Awards, PR World Awards, and Women World Awards. Learn more about The CEO World Awards at

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