Philadelphia, PA – November 8, 2017 – HRO Today and the HRO Today Services and Technology Association have announced the winners of the 2017 CHRO of the Year EMEA awards and the 2017 annual association awards for EMEA.

All finalists, leaders of distinction, and winners were honored at the exclusive awards dinner and gala on November 6, 2017, during the HRO Today Forum EMEA in Dublin, Ireland.

Following are all of the leaders of distinction and the winners for the chief human resource officer (CHRO) of the Year awards:

– WINNER, LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT: Mojca Domiter, Corporate HR Executive Director, Atlantic Grupa
– WINNER, FOR PROFIT: Oscar Gonzalez, Human Resources Director, AZKOYEN GROUP
– WINNER, INNOVATION: Andrew Stephenson, Group People Director, Lookers
– El Cavanagh-Lomas, VP, Human Resources EMEAR, Cisco
– Antonio Climent, VP, Human Resources EMEAA, Laureate International Universities
– Ben Debnath, Global Head of HR Shared Services, Syngenta
– Aco Momčilović, CHRO, Rimac Automobili d.o.o.
– Lynne Rennie-Smith, Head of HR, Ulster Bank
– Alison Rumsey, Group HR Director, Network Rail
– Vipul Singh, Vice President and Head of HR, ADP

In addition, below are the winners in the following six categories for the HRO Today Services and Technology Association awards:

Strategic HR:

– Business Partnership Excellence – Capgemini and Syngenta

HR Practices:

– Employer Brand Excellence – Bank of Ireland
– Engagement Strategy Excellence – WilsonHCG
– Partnership in Recruiting Excellence – Equifax and Sevenstep
– Total Rewards and Benefits Excellence – NIIT Technologies


– HR Superstar (Leadership) – El Cavanagh-Lomas, Vice President of HR EMEAR, Cisco

“Congratulations to all of the human resource executives and service providers who were honored this year,” said Elliot Clark, chairman and chief executive officer of HRO Today. “We heard from the 2017 CHRO leaders of distinction and CHRO of the Year individual award winners about their industry-leading best practices that are not only changing the performance of their HR teams, but are also helping to drive overall corporate strategies at the very highest levels.”

For more information about the award 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.

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