Thank you to the judges of the 2024 HRD Awards New Zealand

Panel included prominent leaders, experts in New Zealand's HR industry

Thank you to the judges of the 2024 HRD Awards New Zealand

HRD would like to thank the advisory panel of judges who generously contributed their time going through the nominations and casting their votes for the 2024 HRD Awards New Zealand.

The awards, held at the Pullman Auckland on April 10, recognised the most outstanding HR teams, leaders and employers from across New Zealand.

Winners were honoured across categories including HR Director, HR Manager, and Rising Star of the Year and team categories, Employer of Choice and HR Team of the Year.

The panel included prominent leaders and experts in New Zealand’s HR industry, including ANZ GM Talent & Culture, NZ & Pacific, Michelle Russell and The Warehouse Group Chief HR Officer, Richard Parker.

Here isw the full list of judges:

  • Julie Bassett, Vice President Human Resources – APAC, Constellation Brands
  • Penelope Barton, VP, People and Remote, CGA
  • Karly Boast, Vice President of People, LawVu
  • Annie Brown, Chief People Officer, Trade Me
  • Alexis Cameron, Kaiwhakahaere, Kaimahi Māori Experience | People and Culture, Auckland DHB
  • Rebecca Clarke, NZ Manager, RCSA Australia and New Zealand
  • Amy Deperrois, Head of Organisational Development, 2degrees
  • Heather Elliott, General Manager of Human Resources, UDC Finance
  • Sharne Fairbrother, Head of People, Reveal
  • Craig Goldblatt, Vice President Partners & Alliances, Globalization Partners
  • Cathy Hendry, Managing Director, Strategic Pay
  • Angus Jenkins, Founder, Angus Jenkins Leadership Practice
  • Emma Kirkman, Co-Founder, Anywhere Culture
  • Angela Lim, CEO & Cofounder, Clearhead
  • Nish Pai, Head of Learning Experience, Mitre 10 (NZ) Limited
  • Richard Parker, Chief HR Officer, The Warehouse Group
  • Hennie Peters, HR/OHS Manager, Open Country Dairy
  • Ceri Rowland, Chief People Officer, Douglas Pharmaceuticals
  • Michelle Russell, GM Talent & Culture, NZ & Pacific, ANZ
  • Gil Sewell, Kaihautū Tikanga | Chief People & Culture Officer, Ember Korowai Takitini
  • Roz Urbahn, Chief People Officer, Livestock Improvement Corporation

See the full list of winners and excellence awardees from the 2024 HRD Awards New Zealand here. And make sure you sign up to HRD NZ’s newsletter to receive a notification when next year's nominations open.

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