Awards

John Sneed Named Outstanding Leader

John Sneed Named Outstanding Leader

John Sneed, senior vice president and general manager, SYKES Regional Operating Headquarters, has been recognized as an Outstanding Leader in Asia by the ACES Awards.

The honor is presented to exceptional leaders who have demonstrated sound leadership and successfully applied it to spearhead growth and prominence for the company. In 2019, Sneed was recognized as a leader who uniquely exhibits the ideal blend of business acumen, professionalism, entrepreneurial caliber, and astuteness.

Sneed, who has been a part of the SYKES Philippines family for nearly a decade, holds undergraduate degrees in computer science and mathematics from Worcester State University and has completed graduate coursework at Worcester Polytechnic Institute and University of Phoenix Online. In the outsourcing space, John possesses more than 25 years of experience managing large-scale business process outsourcing (BPO) operations and meeting the demands of an ever-changing industry.

Since joining the SYKES Cebu team in 2013, John has worked diligently to grow SYKES’ presence in the Philippines through careful management and a talent for fostering employee engagement. With the consistent goal of improving the performance of SYKES in the Philippines, and growing the SYKES brand worldwide, John’s performance as a leader and expert has been invaluable in the region and beyond.

In addition to driving strong results for SYKES, John Sneed’s dedication to developing and supporting his team has been exemplary. In 2019, he was promoted from his position as the vice president of Area Operations and Shared Services to his current, expanded leadership position as the senior vice president and general manager of SYKES regional headquarters in the Philippines.

The Asia Corporate Excellence & Sustainability Awards (ACES) values and recognizes services and achievements of businesses, both large and small, national and international, for their esteemed contributions to their communities and the world. Through ACES, companies and their leaders share a platform to take pride in excellence, to learn, to build connections, and to exchange new ideas while showcasing Asia’s best practices for sustainable growth.