ORLANDO, Fla. — The Global Market Development Center presented its 2009 Lifetime Achievement Award to Wayne Bryant, director of HBC/GM Procurement, American Sales Co., a Division of Ahold USA.
Bryant, who has over 34 years’ experience in nonfoods, received the award during GMDC’s Health Beauty Wellness Marketing Conference here, Sept. 11-14.
The award is bestowed on a person who has contributed significantly to the general merchandise or health beauty wellness industries, as well as to GMDC.
Bryant has been a regular participant at GMDC marketing conferences since 1981 and has served on both the GMDC Conference Evaluation Task Force and GMDC Education Leadership Council during his nearly 30 years of involvement in the Colorado Springs-based association.
In presenting the award, GMDC President David McConnell said of Bryant, “His thought leadership was extremely valuable to GMDC during the two terms he served on the Education Leadership Council. Wayne developed a new process for evaluating whether to develop projects and studies that are still utilized to ensure GMDC’s education and insights work truly delivers actionable output to our membership."
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