CHRO of the Year Awards


CHRO of the Year Nominations are Now Open for EMEA!


Deadline is 25 August, 2017

If people are a company’s greatest asset, then chief HR officers (CHROs) have a lot riding on their shoulders.  We at HRO Today Global magazine recognise the strategic business value that CHROs bring to their organisations.  They are both stewards and strategists, responsible for a company’s talent and performance blueprint, driving both business and the bottom line forward.  Our CHRO of the Year award recognises CHROs that help drive workforce initiatives through innovation with measurable excellence in employee engagement and retention to prove it.  These CHROs are responsible for providing leadership to ensure talent acquisition and retention, business growth, and a culture that can lead in a global workforce.

The theme of this year’s program is HR – Driving Corporate StrategyThe HRO Today awards gala is the industry’s best-known and most prestigious event that brings together inspirational innovators and thought leaders, and the winners of the CHRO awards will be announced at the gala on 6 November, 2017, in Dublin, Ireland.  

Congratulations to the 2016 CHRO of the Year Award EMEA Finalists and Winners:

saminder_gill_100x100Saminder Gill
Head of HR, EMEIA

National Instruments
leatham_green_final_100x100WINNER – CHRO of the Year, Non-Profit:  Leatham Green
Director – People and Change

pinar_kalay_100x100Pinar Kalay
Human Resources Director
Vodafone Telecommunication Turkey
hein_knaapen_100x100Hein Knaapen
Chief HR Officer
ING Bank
rajita_singh_100x100WINNER – CHRO of the Year, Change Management:  Rajita Singh
Head of Human Resources
Broadridge Financial Solutions
nigel_sullivan_100x100WINNER – CHRO of the Year, For-Profit:  Nigel Sullivan
Group HR Director

charlotte_sword_100x100WINNER – CHRO of the Year, Sustainable Workforce:  Charlotte Sword
Global HR Director
Foster + Partners
arne-christian-van-der-tang_100x100WINNER – CHRO of the Year, Lifetime Achievement:  Arne-Christian van der Tang
SVP of Human Resources
TomTom International

To see prior finalists and winners:

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