2017 Winners

The 2017 winners were announced on Thursday, March 2nd at the Clayton Hotel Burlington Road, Dublin, with hundreds of industry figures in attendance. See winners below.



Overall Excellence in HR

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HR Leader 2017

Orla Graham

HR Team of the Year

MSD Swords

HR Manager of the Year

Kate Connellan
ISS Ireland

HR Rising Star of the Year

Hilary Dolan
Health Service Executive

Best Health & Wellbeing Strategy

Be At Your Best
Bank of Ireland

Best Learning & Development Strategy

Department of Public Expenditure and Reform

Best Talent Management Strategy

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Best Change Management Programme

Good to Great
Aer Lingus

Best Public Sector HR Initiative

The DCU Incorporation Programme

Best SME HR Initiative

Voltedge Management

Best Use of CSR in HR


Most Innovative Use of Technology

Health Service Executive

Most Effective Employee Engagement Strategy

Focus Ireland

Most Effective Benefits Strategy

SAS Institute

Most Effective Recruitment & Retention Strategy

Ussher Assistant Professor Programme
Trinity College Dublin

Best Recruitment Agency & HR Team Partnership

Sigmar Recruitment

Most Effective Use of Internal Communications

Good to Great
Aer Lingus

Excellence in Education & Training

Synthesis and Solid State Pharmaceutical Centre

HR Supplier of the Year

Sigmar Recruitment