Australian HR Awards wrap up

by HCA09 Sep 2013

Held at Sydney’s Westin Hotel, 2013’s Australian HR Awards proved to be the biggest yet, with a packed house of industry professionals and heavy-hitters celebrating the unwavering expertise and continual progression of the HR industry.

MCing the night was Australia’s number one entertainment personality, Richard Wilkins, and entertainment was provided by Rhythm Brazil and musical group Everyday People.

The night was a roaring success, with HR practitioners from around Australia celebrating together and being acknowledged for their hard work and dedication to HR best practice.

So, who won? The high calibre of nominees meant the judges had a tough task separating the good from the great – yet ultimately there could be only one winner in each category. The winners for this year’s HR Awards include:

Australian HR Champion (CEO): Chris Beer, Luxottica

Australian HR Director of the Year: Simone Carroll, REA Group

Australian HR Manager of the Year: Maree Morgan-Monk, Peoplecare Health Insurance

Australian HR Rising Star of the Year: Alexandra Vargas Reyes, DB Schenker Australia Pty Ltd

2013 HR Hall of Fame: Rhonda Brighton-Hall, Commonwealth Bank of Australia

Australian HR Team of the Year: Paul Landy, QSuper

Employer of Choice (<1000): Joris Luijke, Atlassian

Employer of Choice (>1000): Amber Hall, Coca-Cola Amatil

Employer of Choice (Public sector & NFP): Peter Gesling, Port Stephens Council


For a full list of winners, click here.

To see more photos from the event, click here.




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