PRESS RELEASE: HRO Today Announces Finalists and Winners of 2016 Talent Acquisition Leader of the Year Awards

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May 4, 2016 – Philadelphia, PA – HRO Today recognizes the continued importance of talent acquisition with its first inaugural Talent Acquisition Leader of the Year Awards. Winners include executives that have provided the leadership needed to ensure the successful process of finding and acquiring skilled human labor for organizational needs.

Finalists in the following three categories were honored, with the winners announced at an awards luncheon hosted by Cielo on May 3 at the HRO Today Forum North America in Chicago.

For Profit Finalists:

Sabine Bell, Human Resources Manager, Fairmont Chateau Whistler
Carolyn Burke, Assistant Vice President of Talent Acquisition, MAPFRE Insurance
Nick Mailey, Vice President of Talent Acquisition, Intuit
Michael Spear, Director of Talent Acquisition and Development, Gategroup Airline Solutions
Yvette Stortz, Global Vice President of Talent Acquisition & Mobility, Schneider Electric

For Profit Winner:
Yvette Stortz, Global Vice President of Talent Acquisition & Mobility, Schneider Electric

Innovation Finalists:
Chris Brabec, Vice President of Talent Acquisition, Western Union
Kelly Glass, Global Head of Recruitment, Royal Bank of Canada
Charlie Hall, Senior Vice President of Global Talent Acquisition, MasterCard
Patricia A. McDonald, Vice President of Human Resources, Intel Talent Organization, Intel Corporation
Kevin Stakelum, Talent Acquisition Director, Humana

Innovation Winner:
Chris Brabec, Vice President of Talent Acquisition, Western Union

Non-Profit Finalists:
Naomi Cramer, Vice President of Talent Acquisition, Banner Health
William J. Dwyer, Vice President of Human Resources and Corporate Compliance Officer, Children’s Specialized Hospital
Heather Grier, Director of Talent Management, McLeod Health
Holly Thauwald, Chief Human Resources Officer, Aspiranet

Non-Profit Winner:
Naomi Cramer, Vice President of Talent Acquisition, Banner Health

Finalists for this year’s awards included the following organizations: Aspiranet, Banner Health, Children’s Specialized Hospital, Fairmont Chateau Whistler, Gategroup Airline Solutions, Humana, Intel Corporation, Intuit, MAPFRE Insurance, MasterCard, McLeod Health, National Express/Durham School Services, Royal Bank of Canada, Schneider Electric, and Western Union.

“The competitive talent landscape and the importance of the talent acquisition practice to business success have both led to the creation of this new award from HRO Today,” Elliot Clark, CEO of SharedXpertise, said. “We are happy to shine a spotlight on talent acquisition leaders who drive business results and produce a return-on-investment through their leadership, innovation and ability to manage large and complex recruiting organizations. We congratulate all 14 finalists and the three winners for their continuing success.”

For more information about the HRO Today Forum North America, click here, and for more information about the awards winners, click here.

About HRO Today and HRO Today Global
HRO Today and HRO Today Global offer the broadest and deepest reach available anywhere into the human resources industry. Our magazines, web portals, research, e-newsletters, events, and social networks reach over 180,000 senior-level HR decision makers with rich, objective, game-changing content. Our number-one strength is our reach. HR leaders rely heavily on the HRO Today’s Baker’s Dozen rankings across six different categories when selecting an HR service provider.

About SharedXpertise
SharedXpertise is the leader in providing media, summits and forums that develop professional practices in the areas of corporate responsibility, human resources, and financial management. Its media offerings include print and online publications, its summits are conferences, and its forums offer association membership programs. SharedXpertise serves strategy-level corporate executives in the human resources, finance, compliance and sustainability professions in North America, Europe, and Asia.

Media Contact:
Bill MacRae
Bill.MacRae@SharedXpertise.com

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