Global Thought Leaders Endorse Australian Awards

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Media Release

Global thought leaders endorse

Australian awards

November 12

The winners of the 2009 Australian HR and people management awards were announced last

night (Wednesday November 11) at a Gala Dinner in Melbourne.  

The 2009 awards follow a rigorous assessment regime and were judged by panels that include

world-class intellectual leaders in whose names the awards will be presented.  Awards were

given in organisation and individual categories.

The Australian Human Resources Institute conducts the awards annually. The 2009 winners


The Lynda Gratton Award for CEO of the Year  -  John Ballard, Mercy Health

The Lynda Gratton Award for Manager of the Year  -  Michael Fretwell, Luxottica

The Dave Ulrich Rising Star of the Year  Jessica Booth, CSIRO

The Dave Ulrich Award for HR Practitioner of the Year  Lisbeth Rees, ING Australia

The Dave Ulrich Award for HR Leader of the Year  Rhonda Brighton, Luxottica

The Wayne Cascio Award for Responsible Restructuring  -  Bupa Australia

The Danah Zohar Award for Corporate Social Responsibility   -  Allens Arthur


The Martin Seligman Award for Health and Wellbeing  Greenslopes Private Hospital

The Rob Goffee Award for Talent Management  -  Coca-Cola Amatil

The John Boudreau Award for Human Capital Management  Singtel Optus

The Fons Trompenaars Award for Cross Cultural Management  -  Teys Brothers

(Holdings) Pty Ltd

The Pru Goward Award for Diversity Management  -  BEST Community Development

HR Impact Award – Luxottica, Comcare Australia, Corrs Chambers Westgarth

AHRI HR Student of the Year – Jacqui Knights

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“The involvement in this year’s awards by a distinguished panel of world renowned thought

leaders ensures their relevance for Australian business in these tough economic times,” said

AHRI national president Peter Wilson AM.

For more details and to download the award winners book go to


About AHRI

The Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI) is the national association representing human resource and

people management professionals.  AHRI leads the direction and fosters the growth of the HR profession through

actively setting standards and building the capability of the profession.

For further information contact:

Paul Begley, national manager, government & media relations, Australian Human Resources Institute   

(03) 9918 9232         0402 897 884   

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