ALOM CEO Hannah Kain to receive YWCA Tribute to Women Award

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YWCA Award recognizes top-level Silicon Valley female executives

Hannah Kain, President and CEO of ALOM, a global leader in supply chain management, has been named a recipient of the esteemed YWCA Tribute to Women Award. This honor was announced last night at a reception held at the YWCA Silicon Valley headquarters in San Jose, CA. The Tribute to Women Award program is a time-honored event that recognizes top-level Silicon Valley female executives from a variety of industries since 1986. The Awards Dinner will take place May 12, 2015 at The Fairmont San Jose.

“The YWCA is pleased to recognize Hannah Kain for her business leadership as well as her continued support and personal involvement providing critical programs and services that help women, children and families in our region,” said Tanis Crosby, Chief Executive Officer, YWCA Silicon Valley. The YWCA helps change the destiny of women, children and families, offering hope for self improvement and resources to make success a reality.

“I am honored to be in the company of the extremely impressive women being recognized with this award. I am equally humbled to be recognized by such a vital organization that empowers women to overcome obstacles and receive access to resources that improve their lives and futures,” Kain said.

The YWCA Tribute to Women Award is bestowed to executive women leaders who exemplify excellence in achievement and service. The award recognizes companies that encourage and support the continued success of these women, and acknowledges them for partnering with the YWCA to provide critical programs and services.

In addition to being named a Silicon Valley Woman of Influence by the Silicon Valley Business Journal, Kain has received numerous leadership awards including the 2014 NAWBO-Silicon Valley Women Business Advocate Eclipse Award. She was named a 2012 Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) Star by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) and received the 2011 Watermark Women Who Have Made Their Mark Award.

Kain serves as a Board member of WBENC, the National Association of Manufacturers, and Watermark. She is former Chair of the Silicon Valley Board for the Women's Initiative. She is a member of the exclusive invitation-only Committee of 200 (C200) for executive women.

Under her leadership, ALOM and its employees are committed to serving those in need in the community and beyond. In addition to YWCA Silicon Valley, they support the Fremont-based Abode Services and Sunrise Village homeless shelter; the Silicon Valley Leadership Group, including participation in the annual Silicon Valley Turkey Trot charity race; the Tri-Cities League of Volunteers (LOV) toy drive; and HOPE Services, providing warehouse job training and employment to adults with developmental disabilities.

ALOM’s supply chain expertise benefits not-for-profit clients and charitable causes for clients, including the McKesson Foundation Giving Comfort program and Ford Warriors in Pink. ALOM was recognized globally as a Top 100 Supply Chain Projects winner by Supply & Demand Chain Executive for the Ford Recycle for Charity Program.

ALOM is a global leader in supply chain management, serving as a partner to its Fortune 100 clients in the technology, automotive, medical, telecommunications, and utility/energy sectors. Its expert team of strategists, engineers, and specialists operate in ALOM’s headquarters and its 15 affiliated facilities around the world. ALOM’s offerings include procurement, inventory, assembly, print management, fulfillment, IT integration and operations. ALOM is proud to deliver its clients’ products and services impeccably, enrich the customer experience, and uphold their brand reputations.

As the first and only multi-service agency for women in Santa Clara County, the YWCA Silicon Valley empowers and heals and makes it possible for women, children and families to flourish. Its interconnected programs serve over 18,000 people annually at more than twenty community-based locations and include rape crisis, domestic violence, counseling, child care and TechGYRLS ®, a STEM after-school program for girls.

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