New Mavericks client wins CEO Award!

By on January 16, 2015

A quick shout out of well-deserved congratulations to our dear friend and New Mavericks partner client Jessica Hawthorne-Castro, CEO of Hawthorne Direct, an analytics and technology driven accountable brand advertising agency. Jessica was named “Female CEO of the Year in Advertising, Marketing and Public Relations” by CEO World Awards!!


It’s always a joy to see our New Mavericks clients, who consider us partners in their company, being acknowledged for their game changing leadership. This is the second time one of our clients has received such recognition.

Imbibing New Maverick Spirit

It’s been an inspiring privilege to see Jessica go from strength to strength working with her over the last 18 months. When we started with her when she was in a marketing director role. In eight months she rose to COO.  In another eight months she was given the CEO role and last month took over ownership of the company.


About Raamon Newman

New Mavericks Founder, Executive Development Adviser Raamon is an executive development advisor with 15 years experience working with top CEO’s and executives in New Zealand, Australia, US and Europe. He is a founding Managing Partner and CEO of Raam Global Consulting who provide executive development and support in the form of enlightened leadership made simple to leaders in such companies as EBOS Group (largest medical supply company in Australasia), Oliver’s Real Food’s (Australia’s fastest growing fresh fast food franchise), Woodmart, Feedback ASAP, Retail Holdings Ltd, The O’Halloran Group, Labor Lawyers, Novartis, Warner Group, IRTH Communications, Hawthorne Direct, Natel, Buttoned-Up and Turner Manufacturing-Kleenrite.