Expert judging panel to select Employee Benefits Awards 2017 winners

The judging panel for the Employee Benefits Awards 2017 draws on a wealth of collected experience in HR, compensation and benefits across a range of industry sectors to select this year’s shortlisted and winning entries.

The expert judging panel comprises more than 25 employee benefits professionals, including Jo Bean, head of total rewards, UK and Ireland at Samsung and winner of the 2016 Employee Benefits professional of the year award.

Jon Berry, head of human resources at Frontier Agriculture; Sarah Purnell, director, compensation and benefits at Travelport; Neil Goodwin, head of reward at Countrywide Group; Ian Hodson, head of reward at University of Lincoln; Sam Kirk, reward director at TalkTalk are also among the HR, reward and benefit professionals to sit on this year’s awards judging panel.

The Employee Benefits Awards 2017 will recognise best practice across a range of categories, including best pensions communications, best healthcare and wellbeing benefits, and best alignment of benefits to business strategy.

The winners will be announced at the Employee Benefits Awards and Summer Party on Friday 9 June 2017 at the Artillery Garden at the HAC, London.

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