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.



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Overall Excellence in HR

Orla Graham

HR Leader 2017

MSD Swords

HR Team of the Year

Kate Connellan

ISS Ireland

HR Manager of the Year

Hilary Dolan

Health Service Executive

HR Rising Star of the Year

Be At Your Best

Bank of Ireland

Best Health & Wellbeing Strategy

Department of Public Expenditure and Reform

Best Learning & Development Strategy

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Best Talent Management Strategy

Good to Great

Aer Lingus

Best Change Management Programme

The DCU Incorporation Programme

Best Public Sector HR Initiative

Voltedge Management

Best SME HR Initiative


Best Use of CSR in HR


Health Service Executive

Most Innovative Use of Technology

Focus Ireland

Most Effective Employee Engagement Strategy


SAS Institute

Most Effective Benefits Strategy

Ussher Assistant Professor Programme

Trinity College Dublin

Most Effective Recruitment & Retention Strategy

Sigmar Recruitment

Best Recruitment Agency & HR Team Partnership

Good to Great

Aer Lingus

Most Effective Use of Internal Communications

Synthesis and Solid State Pharmaceutical Centre

Excellence in Education & Training

Sigmar Recruitment

HR Supplier of the Year

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