Winners anouncced for HR Brilliance Awards 2017
The HR Brilliance Awards celebrate the outstanding contribution that innovatively designed and superbly executed HR strategies make to business performance. Winning an Award will affirm to your employees, colleagues and, industry peers that your company and your team is delivering best practice HR management – that you are brilliant leaders in your field.
Awards are one of the most powerful and cost-effective marketing tools and winning a prestigious HR Brilliance Award will help your organisation to stand out from the crowd, send a positive message to your existing customers and employees and attract new business.
We would be thrilled to help you raise the profile of your organisation and enhance its reputation by promoting the great work you are doing while at the same time providing you with a platform to celebrate your success.
<p class="ox-262b467c0a-ox-c5fe4aeb9a-msonormal" style="text-align: justify;background: white;margin: 0cm 0cm 12.0pt 0cm"><span style="color: #555555">Ebru Pilav joined Batelco Bahrain in January 2017 as General Manager of Human Resources and Corporate Services. She is responsible for the talent and organization strategy </span><span style="color: black">and change management </span><span style="color: #555555">that is a significant enabler in helping the business to deliver its vision. As a member of the Senior Leadership Team, Ebru will play an important role in providing a strategic direction to continue to build the employment brand and professional services for Batelco Bahrain.</span></p>
<p class="ox-262b467c0a-ox-c5fe4aeb9a-msonormal" style="text-align: justify;background: white;margin: 0cm 0cm 12.0pt 0cm"><span style="color: #555555">In a distinguished career that spans over 20 years, Ebru has gained extensive experience working for leading multinationals. Prior to joining Batelco, she held a number of senior management roles serving several of the world’s leading companies including VW Financial Services AG and Deloitte and led some global HR projects in Germany and Italy with the primary focus being on leadership development and performance excellence programmes. Such opportunities have given Ebru a wealth of experience in key areas of the HR industry such as inclusion & diversity, change management and succession planning. Ebru received a Bachelor </span><span style="color: black">degree</span><span style="color: #555555"> from Istanbul Technical University and holds a Post Graduate certificate.</span></p>
Simon is passionate about the role of brands, business and being purposeful. He founded Pulse Brands in 2002 to support change and business performance. Simon believes that it is behaviour that fundamentally drives reputation and therefore includes all leaders and not just the HR, communications or marketing departments.
His expertise is in developing and supporting teams in using the corporate brand to deliver change internally and externally. Simon has led corporate branding initiatives for major organisations including Alibaba, Arup, BP, Tata Steel, Jaguar and the Rumaila oilfield. He has also advised a wide number of firms in the financial sector such as Permira, Aureos, Moneyline and Digital+.
He is a founder and trustee of the Social Business Trust which was set up to help scale social enterprises and is backed by Bain & Company, British Gas, Clifford Chance, Credit Suisse, Ernst & Young, IBM, Permira, and Thomson Reuters.
Dr. Sujaya Banerjee has been a Human Resources professional for over 22 years and has transformed the HR functions in several leading organizations during her career. She is an OD professional par- excellence having set up world class PMS and Talent Management programs and helped build Learning Organizations through her assignments at ADNOC, Lowe Lintas and Partners, British Gas and the Essar Group. Sujaya has been listed among the Top 40 HR professionals in Asia ,has won the Youth Icon Award for 2009 and the Contribution to the HR Community Award in 2012, besides bringing several international accolades to India- the Learning Elite Award – CLO USA, Learning in Practice Award – CLO USA, Best Project Implementation in Asia- SuccessFactors and Best Business Adoption Award- SuccessFactors.
She has presented White Papers at leading conferences at GE’s John F. Welch Leadership Center (Crotonville), at the CLO Summit-Harvard Business School, ASTD, SkillSoft Perspectives and recently at SuccessConnect Sydney. She is a sought after speaker and thought leader and is a regular contributor to the Human Capital Magazine.
Sujaya is a TEDx speaker and leads the Learning &amp;amp;amp;amp; OD Roundtable- a forum for practitioners which has a worldwide membership of over 1600 Learning &amp;amp;amp;amp; OD professionals. The L&amp;amp;amp;amp;OD Roundtable enables capability building of Learning professionals and helps member organizations become Learning Organizations.
Shereen is the Head of HR for Caffè Nero, responsible for UK store and head office operations for just under 5,000 employees.
Used to occupying both generalist and specialist roles, she has a range of HR knowledge gained from working in a variety of industries - international risk management, publishing, retail and hospitality and has a BA (Hons) Business with Psychology degree and MSc in International HR tucked away nicely in her back pocket.
Whilst she is not a coffee drinker (Caffè Nero have embraced her anyway), her key interests are continuing to explore how passion and purpose can be melded seamlessly into the world of work so there is less distinction between work and life.
She is also the Founder of Achibé – a collective that supports people to realise their potential through confidence coaching and providing them with colourful coaching cards to support their journey.
How do you increase engagement with your organisational purpose and strategy?
In December 2012 EY launched their new purpose and Vision 2020 strategy. Just over three years later there is an impressive story to tell. The EY UK and Ireland Communications & Engagement team play a lead role in advising and supporting the UK Chairman and his team to bring the purpose and strategy to life. In recognition of the effectiveness of the successful use of innovative and creative new approaches to supporting leaders to engage with their stakeholders, the team were awarded EY’s prestigious ‘Better begins with you’ overall winner award for innovation in 2015.
Julia is Head of Communications & Engagement for EY UK and Ireland; EY are a global professional services organisation, the fastest growing of the ‘Big Four’ Accountancy firms in the UK and the leading professional services organisation in the Sunday Times Best Big Companies listing.
Julia has over 15 years’ experience leading and delivering successful communication, engagement, brand, marketing, culture and behavioural change programmes in complex private and public sector organisations. Julia is an experienced trainer and facilitator and regularly leads sessions for EY Partners and people across their EMEIA area.
EY recently won a special award for Innovation in engagement practice at the Sunday Times Best Companies awards.
Promote your business as ‘Award Winning’ - This accolade will give your customers extra confidence in your products and services.
Celebrate your success and achievements in front of the business community.
Acknowledge the contribution and achievements of your staff and boost morale.
Stand out from the crowd: what better way to demonstrate how good your business is to past, present and future clients than by winning a national Award.