Blake Schroeder, CEO of Kannaway, was honored as the Top CEO of the Year by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP).
Schroeder was selected for the award for his leadership, creativity and dedication to the direct selling industry. Since he became CEO of Kannaway, the company’s revenues have grown from $2 million in annual sales to nearly $70 million in annual sales.
IAOTP honorees are distinguished based on their professional accomplishments, academic achievements, leadership abilities, longevity in the field, other affiliations and contributions to their communities.
In 2019, Schroeder received the Gold Award for the International Executive of the Year from the Business World Golden Bridge Awards as well as a Silver International Stevie Award in Vienna for Executive of the Year–Healthcare Products and Services. Other awards for Schroeder in 2019 included a Bronze Award for Executive of the Year–Small Companies from the Best in Biz Awards and Small Business Executive of the Year in the Life Sciences, Health, Wellness and Nutrition category from Business Intelligence Group’s BIG Awards for Business.