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HR Excellence Awards 2009: The Winners

Last night in a glittering awards ceremony at the London Hilton Park Lane the great and the good of the HR profession met to celebrate the achivements of the industry over the past year. We are pleased to present the winners of the HR Excellence Awards 2009.

Most People-Focused CEO: Justin King, chief executive officer,

HR Excellence Gold Award: Birmingham City Council

HR Director of the Year: Caroline Waters, director, people and policy,

Best Talent Management Strategy: ZenithOptimedia

Most Effective Use of Internal Communications: Northern Rail

Outstanding Employee Engagement Strategy: Birmingham City Council

Most Effective Benefits Strategy: IAG UK

Most Successful Change Management Project: Bupa International

Best Learning and Development Strategy: McDonald's Restaurants

Most Effective Recruitment & Retention: Heart of England NHS Foundation

Most Compelling Motivation Scheme: Ladbrokes

Health and Wellbeing: Metropolitan Police Service

Best HR Strategy - fewer than 250: Employees Broadway

Most Innovative Use of Technology: Asda

Best Use of CSR in HR: The Midcounties Co-operative

Best Third Sector Strategy or Initiative: Broadway

Best Public Sector HR Strategy or Initiative: Cambridgeshire County

More details about all our winners and the winning entries