Recognition comes in a year that saw a continued focus on the long term despite the pandemic, with major investments in technology, data and analytics, design services, quality, talent recruitment and partnerships that help small businesses.
BOSTON, MA (December 15, 2020) – Today, Vistaprint, the marketing and design partner to millions of small businesses, is proud to share that CEO Robert Keane was recognized as one of the Best CEOs of 2020 by Comparably. This award is especially significant because it comes on the heels of a particularly dynamic year for Vistaprint, which saw a continued focus on the long term despite the pandemic, with major investments in technology, data and analytics, design services through the acquisition of 99design, talent recruitment and partnerships that help small businesses, including a multi-year partnership with the NBA’s Boston Celtics to spotlight Boston-area businesses. Vistaprint has also broadened its product range to support businesses as they navigate changing health and safety regulations and becoming a leading producer of design-forward face masks.
Comparably’s 4th Annual Best CEOs Awards was determined by employees who provided anonymous feedback about their chief executive officers on Comparably.com within the past year. The final data set was compiled from 10 million ratings across 60,000 U.S. companies.
“Vistaprint’s team members deserve the credit for this award. Despite the challenges of the pandemic, they have continued to embrace the multi-year transformation journey we are taking to set foundations for even greater long-term momentum and success. I count myself lucky to work with such talented and dedicated individuals from around the world. I look forward to the many great things we will achieve together in 2021 and for years to come,” Vistaprint Founder and CEO Robert Keane said.
Vistaprint was founded by Keane with the goal of helping small businesses achieve their biggest dreams. Since its inception more than two decades ago, Vistaprint has grown to thousands of employees globally but the mission to be the definitive partner to small businesses remains the same. The company takes pride in fostering a culture of community and innovation while supporting customers with design-forward products that meet their evolving needs.
Despite the challenges of 2020, Vistaprint has made its employees a priority. The company has launched a series of initiatives to support businesses during the pandemic and beyond. In the spring, the company launched the Save Small Business Fund, a $1 million grant program in partnership with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation to help alleviate the financial losses small business owners faced as a result of Covid-19. Vistaprint has also become a leading provider of face masks, face shields and custom printed materials to help small businesses get back to work safely. To date, it has raised $5 million in cash and in-kind product donations to support small businesses through its mask sales.
Vistaprint is the marketing partner to millions of small businesses around the world, empowering each one to live their dreams. For more than 20 years, we have helped small businesses look and feel credible through high-quality marketing products and solutions that include signage, logo apparel, promotional products, face masks, flyers, postcards, business cards, websites and digital marketing. With Vistaprint, small businesses are able to create and customize their marketing with easy-to-use digital tools and design-templates, or by receiving expert graphic design support. In 2020, Vistaprint acquired 99designs to expand its design offering via a worldwide community of more than 150,000 talented designers to make it easy for designers and clients to work together to create designs they love. Vistaprint is focused on making great marketing and design accessible to every small business owner, allowing them to create a cohesive brand image for use in-store, online and on-the-go. To learn more, visit: www.vistaprint.com. Vistaprint is a Cimpress company (Nasdaq: CMPR).