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Flora Solera Receives Stevie Silver Lifetime Achievement Award

Flora Solera Receives Stevie Silver Lifetime Achievement Award

Congratulations to SYKES’ own Flora Solera, who received the Silver Stevie Award for Women in Business in the Lifetime Achievement Category. The Stevie Awards for Women in Business are the world’s premier business awards for female entrepreneurs, executives, employees, and the organizations they run. Solera earned the award during the 2019 Stevie competition.

Solera’s Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes her significant contributions throughout her career, which includes over 20 years with SYKES.

In her role as senior vice president, Operations for SYKES Latin America, Solera is responsible for the revenue, profit, and operations for the region. Since joining SYKES in 1999, she has grown the LATAM division to include five countries: Mexico, El Salvador, Costa Rica, Colombia, and Brazil, with more than 13,000 employees. Solera has more than 25 years of multinational business leadership experience and has built a reputation for operational excellence, innovative strategic thinking, continuous improvements, and a deep and passionate commitment to SYKES’ brand partners.

Under Solera’s leadership, SYKES Latin America has created many social responsibility initiatives and programs that benefit citizens of Latin American regions, including SYKES Academy, SYKES Women in Technology, and SYKES’ ComprometeRSE program. In this collaborative environment, Solera has dedicated her career at SYKES to helping others while creating opportunities for growth.

Solera has a master’s degree in language education from Moscow Pedagogical Institute and undergraduate degrees in Mandarin studies from Taipei Normal University, quality management from UNAM Mexico, and CEO management from the Kellogg School of Management. With a strong passion and talent for languages, Solera speaks fluent Spanish and English, and is proficient in Russian, Mandarin Chinese, Portuguese, and French.

The Stevie Awards for Women in Business is a division of the Stevie Awards, which was created in 2002 to recognize professional achievement around the business world. SYKES has been the proud recipient of many Stevie Awards over the past 20 years, with recognition in programs including The Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, The International Business Awards, and the Stevie Awards for Great Employers.

Solera’s achievement speaks to her consistent dedication to SYKES, her employees, her co-workers, and the communities we serve. Learn more about Flora Solera by visiting her employee profile here.