2022 HRD of the Year Awards

The HRO Today HRD of the Year Awards recognize HR leaders that help drive workforce initiatives through innovation, with measurable excellence in employee engagement and retention to prove it. These HRDs are responsible for providing leadership to ensure talent acquisition and retention, business growth, and a culture that can lead in a global workforce.

2022 HRDs of the Year

HRD of the Year: Non-Profit

Dr Paul Tladi​
Executive Director​ Human Resources​
University of Fort Hare​

HRD of the Year: Mid-Market

Nataliia Petleva
People & Transformation Officer

HRD of the Year: Large Market

Kutay Kavucku
Chief HR & Communication Officer,
Turkey & Regional Hub Office
Novo Nordisk

HRD of the Year: Sustainable Workforce

Isil Tekin Ata
Head of HR,
East and Africa
Cigna Insurance Middle East

HRD of the Year: Lifetime Achievement

Murad Sahawneh
Group CHRO
Power International Holding

2022 Leaders of Distinction

Lilian Mendoza

Head of Human Resources​
​International Institute of Tropical Agriculture

Nada Sami Saeed

Director of HR Enablement​
Ministry of Human Resources & Social Development​

Michael Miliopoulos

HR Director​

Rushda Sulaiman

Chief People Officer​
MTO Forestry

Nabil Mohammed Batawi

Group CHRO​
Alkhorayef Group

Cathreen Bukachi

Group HR Director​
WPP Scangroup Plc

Branka Filipovic

HR Director​

Rasha El Gamal

VP HR & Culture​
​DMG/Mountain View

Husam Mansour

SVP Human Resources & Business Support​
Abu Dhabi National Insurance Company

Raymond Muthama

Chief People & Culture Officer​
Zamara Group

Daniel Chumu

Group HR Director​
SF Group of Companies

Gokhan Ata Okutan

HR and Shared Services Director​
Akkim Kimya