Press Releases

Philadelphia, PA – November 18, 2016 – HRO Today Announces Finalists and Winners of Inaugural 2016 Talent Acquisition Leader of the Year Awards EMEA

HRO Today has announced the winners of its first 2016 HRO Today Talent Acquisition Leader of the Year Awards for EMEA.

The following finalists were honored, with winners announced at the exclusive awards luncheon hosted by Cielo on November 9, 2016, during the HRO Today Forum EMEA in Edinburgh, Scotland.

Below are the finalists and winners.

  • James Atkins, Talent Acquisition – Global Excellence Manager, Caterpillar Inc.
  • WINNER, INNOVATION – Tara Benton, Head of Resourcing, Vodafone UK
  • Suzannah Kwok, Head of Executive Search, Civil Service Resourcing
  • WINNER, FOR-PROFIT – Mark E. Smith, Head of EMEA Recruitment, Caterpillar Inc.
  • WINNER, NON-PROFIT – Jo Sullivan, Head of People, Deputy Director of People & Business Services, Guide Dogs for the Blind
  • Nabil Tarhouni, HR Director, NPS Energy

“The workforce landscape is ever-changing and the impact of the talent acquisition team on the success of organisations has never been greater,” Elliot Clark, CEO of SharedXpertise, said.  “That’s why we have established this Talent Acquisition Leader of the Year award from HRO Today.  We are excited to recognize the talent acquisition leaders who are providing a return-on-investment through their leadership, are re-affirming their commitment to innovation, and are managing large and oftentimes complicated recruiting practices.  We congratulate all of this year’s finalists and the three winners for serving the talent acquisition profession with excellence.”

For more information about the HRO Today Forum North EMEA, click here.  For more information about the awards winners, click here.

About HRO Today and HRO Today Global
HRO Today and HRO Today Global offer the broadest and deepest reach available anywhere into the Human Resources industry.  Our magazines, web portals, research, e-newsletters, events, and social networks reach over 180,000 senior-level HR decision makers with rich, objective game-changing content.  Our number one strength is our reach.  HR leaders rely heavily on the HRO Today’s Baker’s Dozen Rankings across six different categories when selecting an HR service provider.

About SharedXpertise
SharedXpertise is the leader in providing media, summits and forums that develop professional practices in the areas of corporate responsibility, human resources and financial management.  Its media offerings include print and online publications, and its events and forums provide conferences and association membership programs.  SharedXpertise serves strategy-level corporate executives in the human resources, finance, compliance and sustainability professions in North America, EMEA and APAC.

Media Contact:
Bill MacRae
bill.macrae@sharedxpertise.com

# # #

Philadelphia, PA – November 15, 2016 – HRO Today Announces Winners of 2016 Annual Awards EMEA

HRO Today and the HRO Today Services and Technology Association have announced the winners of its 2016 HRO Today Forum EMEA Awards.

Finalists in the following eleven categories were honored, with winners announced at the exclusive awards dinner and gala on November 8, 2016, during the HRO Today Forum EMEA in Edinburgh, Scotland.

Below are the winners for each of the award categories.

Strategic HR Award Winner:

  • Thought Leadership – Microsoft OnePayroll Team

HR Practices Award Winners:

  • Recruitment Team of the Year – North Yorkshire County Council
  • Excellence in Engagement Strategy – WilsonHCG
  • Innovation in HR Technology (tie) – One Stop Stores
  • Innovation in HR Technology (tie) – BP Learning and Development Team
  • Diversity & Inclusion Excellence – Cisco
  • Excellence in Total Rewards & Benefits – Intel EMEA HR Team

HR Providers Award Winners:

  • Partnership in Recruiting Excellence – Telefonica and Cielo
  • Partnership in Learning & Development Excellence – Renfrewshire Council, National Australia Group, and NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde

Individual Award Winners:

  • Rising Star – Laura Lewis, Head of HR and Development, Napp Pharmaceuticals
  • HR Superstar, Provider – Jacqueline Vale, HR Business Partner, Adecco UK/Pontoon
  • HR Superstar, Practitioner – Eamonn Eaton, Head of Group Learning & Engagement, Bank of Ireland
  • CHRO of the Year, Change Management – Rajita Singh, Head of Human Resources, Broadridge Financial Solutions India Pvt Ltd
  • CHRO of the Year, Non-Profit – Leatham Green, Programme Director – People and Change, Orbis
  • CHRO of the Year, For-Profit – Nigel Sullivan, Group HR Director, TalkTalk
  • CHRO of the Year, Sustainable Workforce – Charlotte Sword, Global HR Director, Foster + Partners
  • CHRO of the Year, Lifetime Achievement – Arne-Christian van der Tang, SVP of Human Resources, TomTom International

“Congratulations to all of the winners and finalists of this year’s awards,” said Elliot Clark, chief executive officer of HRO Today.  “Our awards program theme this year was Be Connected – HR Technology, Services and Leaders Unite!  The individuals and teams we honored with these awards represented some of the most forward-thinking HR best practices related to this theme, and I am excited to see what the entrants for next year’s program will be sharing with us as well.”

For more information about the awards winners and finalists, click here, and for more information about the HRO Today Forum EMEA, click here.  To become a member of The HRO Today Services and Technology Association, join now.  For more information about HRO Today, contact Bill MacRae, at bill.macrae@sharedxpertise.com.

About HRO Today and HRO Today Global
HRO Today and HRO Today Global offer the broadest and deepest reach available anywhere into the Human Resources industry.  Our magazines, web portals, research, e-newsletters, events, and social networks reach over 180,000 senior-level HR decision makers with rich, objective game-changing content.  Our number one strength is our reach.  HR leaders rely heavily on the HRO Today’s Baker’s Dozen Rankings across six different categories when selecting an HR service provider.

About SharedXpertise
SharedXpertise is the leader in providing media, summits and forums that develop professional practices in the areas of corporate responsibility, human resources and financial management.  Its media offerings include print and online publications, and its events and forums provide conferences and association membership programs.  SharedXpertise serves strategy-level corporate executives in the human resources, finance, compliance and sustainability professions in North America, EMEA and APAC.

Media Contact:
Bill MacRae
bill.macrae@sharedxpertise.com

# # #

September 14, 2016 –  Philadelphia, PA – Chris Galione Joins SharedXpertise as Vice President of Business Development

SharedXpertise, publisher of HRO Today and HRO Today Global magazines and producer of HRO Today Forum events, announced that Chris Galione has joined the organization as vice president of business development.

Galione comes to SharedXpertise with over 15 years of experience in strategic sales roles at leading professional associations, exposition companies and technology firms, including the International Society of Pharmaceutical Engineers, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, BIO (Biotechnology Industry Association), VNU Expositions and Vacation.com.

“We’re excited to have Chris join us here at our growing company,” said Elliot Clark, chief executive officer, SharedXpertise.  “His extensive knowledge of event sponsorships and track record in sales management will help continue propelling our prestigious HR events forward and will support our goal of providing a best-in-class experience for our event sponsors and clients.”

Galione holds a Certified Exhibition Manager Designation and is also a Future Leaders Institute alumnus, both affiliated with the International Association of Exhibits and Events.  He resides in the Washington, D.C. area, where he will be based.

For more information about SharedXpertise, please contact publisher Bill MacRae, at bill.macrae@sharedxpertise.com.

About SharedXpertise
SharedXpertise is the leader in providing media, events and associations that develop professional practices in the areas of corporate responsibility, human resources and financial management.  Its media offerings include print and online publications, it provides leading conferences named the HRO Today Forums, and it offers association membership programs.  SharedXpertise serves strategy-level corporate executives in the North America, EMEA and APAC regions.

About HRO Today and HRO Today Global
HRO Today and HRO Today Global offers the broadest and deepest reach available anywhere into the human resources industry.  Our magazines, web portals, research, e-newsletters, events, and social networks reach over 180,000 senior-level HR decision-makers with rich and objective game-changing content.  Our number-one strength is our reach.  HR leaders rely heavily on the HRO Today’s Baker’s Dozen Rankings across six different categories when selecting an HR service provider.

Media Contact:
Bill MacRae
bill.macrae@sharedxpertise.com

# # #

January 12, 2016 – Philadelphia, PA – HRO Today Opens Nominations for Inaugural Talent Acquisition Leader of the Year Award

SharedXpertise, the publisher of HRO Today magazine and HRO Today Global magazine, and producers of the HRO Today Forum events, announced that it is now accepting nominations for the inaugural Talent Acquisition Leader of the Year Award sponsored by Cielo.

This award has been created to recognize an individual leader for innovative practices and excellence in talent acquisition, including work within areas such as employer branding, technology, staff development, engagement and retention, and financial analysis.

“We are quite excited to announce this new award from HRO Today,” said Elliot Clark, CEO of SharedXpertise. “The overall progress of the talent acquisition practice has really led to the creation of this distinction. As a result, we believe it is quite appropriate to shine a spotlight on a talent acquisition leader who is driving business results and producing a return-on-investment through the talent acquisition function. My sense is that we will have some impressive nominations to consider.”

The recipient of the Talent Acquisition Leader of the Year Award will be announced on May 3, 2016, at the HRO Today Forum North America in Chicago during an exclusive lunch ceremony.

To submit a nomination for the award, click here:  http://hrotodaytaleader.questionpro.comThe deadline to submit a nomination is March 11, 2016.

About HRO Today 
SharedXpertise’s HRO Today brand is the leader in providing media, summits and forums that develop professional practices in the areas of corporate responsibility, human resources and financial management. Its media offerings include print and online publications, its summits are conferences, and its forums offer association membership programs. SharedXpertise serves strategy-level corporate executives in the human resources, finance, compliance and sustainability professions in North America, EMEA, and Asia, reaching over 180,000 senior-level HR decision makers with rich, objective game-changing content. Our number-one strength is our reach. HR leaders also rely heavily upon the HRO Today’s Baker’s Dozen rankings across six different categories when selecting an HR service provider.

Media Contact:
Scott Fuhr
scott.fuhr@sharedxpertise.com

# # #