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Management Awards Winners

2015 Management Awards Category Stevie® Award Winners

Executive of the Year - Accounting, Banking & Insurance
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
ATB Financial, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada: Dave Mowat, President & CEO
SILVER STEVIE WINNER:
iFinance Canada, Toronto, ON Canada: Murtuza Poonawala, Controller
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
PJ Lhuillier Group of Companies, Manila, Philippines: Jean Henri Lhuillier, President and CEO
Shinhan Bank, Seoul, South Korea: Yong Byoung Cho, President & Chief Executive Officer, Shinhan Bank

Executive of the Year - Advertising, Marketing & Public Relations
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
TRACCS, Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Majdi Al Ayed, Vice President - Network Affairs
SILVER STEVIE WINNER:
Llorente & Cuenca, Madrid, Spain: José Antonio Llorente, Founding Partner and Chairman
BRONZE STEVIE WINNER:
Hanaroadcom, Seoul, South Korea: Jung Hieh Shon, President, Hanaroadcom

Executive of the Year - Aerospace, Defense & Transportation
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Airglow Aviation Services FZC, Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Divya Tekchandani , Director
SILVER STEVIE WINNER:
Limak Kosovo International Airport, Pristina, Kosovo: Haldun Firat Köktürk, CEO: ‘Big Heart, Big Projects’
BRONZE STEVIE WINNER:
DHL Express, UAE, Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Waseem Iqbal, Superstar Performer

Executive of the Year - Business Services
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
La Fosse Associates, London, United Kingdom: Simon La Fosse, Founder and CEO
SILVER STEVIE WINNER:
Freelancer.com, Sydney, Australia: Leading Freelancer.com towards Record-Breaking Heights
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Accenture, Chicago, IL USA: Teresa L. Poggenpohl, Senior Managing Director, Global Image
Prezi, San Francisco, CA USA: Prezi CEO and co-founder, Peter Arvai

Executive of the Year - Computer Hardware & Software
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Epicor Software Corporation, Austin, TX USA: Joe Cowan, CEO
SILVER STEVIE WINNER:
Quality Systems, Inc., Irvine, CA USA: President and CEO Steven T. Plochocki Sees Paperless Path to Positive Future
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
CallidusCloud, Pleasanton, CA, USA: Leslie Stretch, CEO
Cisco, San Jose, CA, USA: John N. Stewart, SVP, chief security and trust officer
Jasper, Santa Clara, CA USA: Jahangir Mohammed, CEO and Founder

Executive of the Year - Computer Services
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Quality Systems, Inc., Irvine, CA, USA: Quality Systems, Inc. President and CEO Steven T. Plochocki Sees Paperless Path to Positive Future
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
RheinBrücke IT Consulting , Cologne, Germany: Vetri Selvan, Managing Partner and Founder
Veeam, Alpharetta, GA USA: Veeam's Ratmir Timashev: True Global Visionary with an Eye on the Prize
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
ScaleFocus AD, Sofia, Bulgaria: ScaleFocus – international success driven by a visionary
Xero, Hawthorn, VIC Australia: Chris Ridd, Australia Managing Director

Executive of the Year – Consumer Products, including Food & Beverage
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Ramsden International, Grimsby, United Kingdom: Sean Ramsden, CEO
SILVER STEVIE WINNER:
TouchBistro, New York, NY USA: Alex Barrotti leads innovation in Food and Beverage POS technology
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
iFinance Canada, Toronto, ON Canada: Suzanne Dixon, Director of Operations
Nerium International, Addison, TX USA: Jeff Olson, Founder and CEO

Executive of the Year - Diversified Services, including Real Estate and Retail
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
PJ Lhuillier Group of Companies, Manila, Philippines: Jean Henri Lhuillier, President and CEO
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
ECLAT! on madison, New York, NY USA: Pat Nicholson, Owner
iFinance Canada, Toronto, ON Canada: Ann Kaplan, CEO
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Octavian Continental Limited, Nottingham, United Kingdom: Sukhi Ghuman, Founder & CEO
Renters Warehouse, Minnetonka, MN USA: Kevin Ortner, CEO

Executive of the Year - Energy
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Bahrain National Gas Company (B.S.C.), Riffa, Bahrain: Dr. Sh. Mohamed Bin Khalifa Al Khalifa, Chief Executive of Banagas
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
ADCO, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates: Mr. Abdul Munim Al Kindy, CEO
KEPCO Nuclear Fuel Company, Seoul, South Korea: Jae Hee Lee, President & CEO

Executive of the Year - Financial Services
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
PJ Lhuillier Group of Companies, Manila, Philippines: Jean Henri Lhuillier, President and CEO
SILVER STEVIE WINNER:
Shinhan Bank, Seoul, South Korea: Yong Byoung Cho, President & CEO
BRONZE STEVIE WINNER:
iFinance Canada, Toronto, ON Canada: Murtuza Poonawala, Controller

Executive of the Year - Health Products & Services and Pharmaceuticals
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Seegene Medical Foundation, Seoul, South Korea: Jong Kee Chun, CEO
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
Quality Systems, Inc., Irvine, CA, USA: President and CEO Steven T. Plochocki Sees Paperless Path to Positive Future
USANA Health Sciences, Salt Lake City, UT USA: David Mulham, Executive Vice President-Pacific
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
ARIIX, Bountiful, UT USA: Fred Cooper, Chief Executive Officer
Strategic Medical, Orange County, CA USA: Antony Clarke: Gaining new insight into imaging business
WCCT Global, Cypress, CA USA: Jon Rojas, Chief Operations Officer

Executive of the Year - Hospitality & Leisure
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Hoteles City Express, Mexico City, Mexico: Luis Eduardo Barrios Sanchez, Chairman of the Board and Managing Director
SILVER STEVIE WINNER:
Creative Lodging Solutions, Lexington, KY USA: Michael Tetterton, President/CEO
BRONZE STEVIE WINNER:
Oxford City Football Club, Lake Worth, FL USA: Thomas Anthony Guerriero, CEO

Executive of the Year - Internet/New Media and Media & Entertainment
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
XO Group Inc., New York, NY USA: Mike Steib, CEO increases company revenue and shareholder value in 1 year
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
Korea Adopted Children Choir, Seoul, South Korea: Soo Jung Kim, Director
BRONZE STEVIE WINNER:
Freelancer.com, Sydney, Australia: Steering Top Online Jobs Marketplace Further towards Greater Heights

Executive of the Year - Non-Profit or Government Organizations
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Nuclear Safety & Security Commission, Seoul, South Korea: Un Chul Lee, Chairman & Chief Regulatory Officer
BRONZE STEVIE WINNER:
Western Region Municipality, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates: Ahmed Abdulsammad Al Hammadi, IT Manager & Advisor

Executive of the Year - Telecommunications
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Roshan, Kabul, Afghanistan: Karim Khoja, CEO
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
AT&T Inc., Dallas, TX USA: John Donovan, Senior Executive Vice President, AT&T Technology and Operations
GTT Communications, Inc. (GTT), McLean, VA USA: Richard D. Calder, Jr., President and CEO
BRONZE STEVIE WINNER:
Ooredoo, Doha, Qatar: Dr. Nasser Marafih, Group CEO

Executive of the Year - All Other Industries
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Ceyhinz Link International, Inc., Irving, TX USA: Shan Halamba, Chief Executive Officer
SILVER STEVIE WINNER:
PJ Lhuillier Group of Companies, Manila, Philippines: Jean Henri Lhuillier, President and CEO
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Larkfleet Group, Peterborough, United Kingdom: Karl Hick, CEO
RAK Ceramics, Ras Al Khaimah, UAE: Abdallah Massaad, Chief Executive Officer

Chairman of the Year
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
M3 Communications Group, Inc., Sofia, Bulgaria: Maxim Behar - 25/7 Chairman
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
MapAction, Saunderton, United Kingdom: Roy Wood, Chair
Naspers Limited, Cape Town, South Africa: Koos Bekker, Chairman
PJ Lhuillier Group of Companies, Manila, Philippines: Jean Henri Lhuillier, President and CEO
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Entrepreneurial Business School, Mooloolaba, Australia: Bruce Campbell, Chairman
Ooredoo, Doha, Qatar: His Excellency Sheikh Abdulla Bin Mohammed Bin Saud Al Thani

Maverick of the Year – North America
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
M-CAT Enterprises, LLC, Austin, TX USA: Anyck Turgeon, Founding Chief Executive Officer
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
BlackLine USA, Woodland Hills, CA USA: Therese Tucker is a Maverick
iFinance Canada, Toronto, ON Canada: Ann Kaplan, CEO
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
AT&T, Dallas, TX USA: Joni Arison - Emerging Consumer Markets
Graebel Companies, Inc., Aurora, CO USA: William Graebel SGMS, Chief Executive Officer - Global Mobility Pioneer
Strategic Medical, Orange County, CA USA: Antony Clarke: Gaining new insight into imaging business

Maverick of the Year - All Other Nations
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Dubai Statistics Center, Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Tariq Yousuf Aljanaahi, Deputy Executive Director
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
First Kiss, Seoul, South Korea: Steve Keum, Chairman & Chief Creative Officer
PJ Lhuillier Group of Companies, Manila, Philippines: Jean Henri Lhuillier, President and CEO
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
DHL Express, UAE, Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Ziad Ziadeh, Customer Service Manager
Ramsden International, Grimsby, United Kingdom: Sean Ramsden, CEO
Sharjah Police, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates: Colonel Abdullah Mubarak Bin Amer, Deputy-General Commander

Innovator of the Year - Asia & Oceania
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Shinhan Bank, Seoul, South Korea: Yong Byoung Cho, President & CEO
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
TRACCS, Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Majdi Al Ayed, Vice President - Network Affairs
Yeoju City, Gyeonggi Province, South Korea: Kyeong Hei, Won, Chairman, Steering Committee and Mayor
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Dubai Courts, Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Mohammed Ahmed Al Obaidli, Director of Case Services Department
PJ Lhuillier Group of Companies, Manila, Philippines: Jean Henri Lhuillier, President and CEO
Xero, Hawthorn, VIC Australia: Chris Ridd, Australia Managing Director

Innovator of the Year- All Other Nations
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
TangoMe, Mountain View, CA USA: Guy Fighel, Director of Engineering, Platform Infrastructure
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
Idea Bank SA, Warsaw, Poland: Dominik Fajbusiewicz, Board Member
Jasper, Santa Clara, CA USA: Jahangir Mohammed, CEO and Founder
TELUS, Vancouver, BC Canada: Josh Blair, Chief Corporate Officer
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
iFinance Canada, Toronto, ON Canada: Ann Kaplan, CEO
Odea Bank A.S., Istanbul, Turkey: Tayfun Kucuk, CTO

Woman of the Year – North America
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
iFinance Canada, Toronto, ON Canada: Ann Kaplan, CEO
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
LECMPA, Southfield, MI USA: Susan Tukel, LECMPA President
Resolute Forest Products, Montreal, QC Canada: Pascale Lagace shows sustainability leadership and strong business sense as VP Environment and Climate Change
WebDAM, San Mateo, CA USA: Jody Vandergriff, Co-Founder & CEO
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Accenture, Chicago, IL USA: Teresa L. Poggenpohl, Senior Managing Director, Global Image
HUYA Bioscience International, San Diego, CA USA: Mireille Gillings, Ph.D., President, Chief Executive Officer and Executive Chairman
Strategic Medical, Orange County, CA USA: Strategic Medical's Maureen Khamsi: Bringing vision to imaging provider
UnitedHealth Group, Irvine, CA USA: Exceeding the Bar - Nancy Haase

Woman of the Year – All Other Nations
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
PMFTC, Inc. (Philip Morris Philippines Manufacturing, Inc.), Makati City, Philippines: Varinia Elero-Tinga, External Affairs Director
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
Calik Energy, Istanbul, Turkey: Calik Energy's Görkem Özkan - 'Steel Magnolia'
Western Region Municipality, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates: Irene Corpuz, A Woman in the Man's World
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Hanaroadcom, Seoul, South Korea: Jung Hieh Shon, President
NU SKIN Greater China, Hong Kong: Angela Lau, Regional Vice President, President of Northern Mainland and Hong Kong/ Macau
Office Ura Inc. Tokyo, Japan: Toki Ura, President
Sharjah Police, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates: Hanadi Khalifa, Engineer

Management Team of the Year - United Arab Emirates
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
Road and Transport Authority - Rail Agency (RTA), Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Dubai Tram Team - Team 11
SILVER STEVIE WINNER:
Sharjah Police, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates: Police Operations General Department
BRONZE STEVIE WINNER:
DHL Express, UAE, Dubai, United Arab Emirates: DHL UAE CS Senior Management Team

Management Team of the Year - USA
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
CallidusCloud, Pleasanton, CA, USA: CallidusCloud Management Team
SILVER STEVIE WINNERS:
Quality Systems, Inc., Irvine, CA, USA: The Paperless Path Points to Positive Future
Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc. Marlborough, MA USA: Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc./Sumitomo Dainippon Pharma Global Clinical Development Management Team
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
ARIIX, Bountiful, UT USA: ARIIX's Management Team
Nerium International, Addison, TX USA: Nerium International Management Team
UnitedHealth Group, Irvine, CA USA: Quality Management by OptumRx - Managment Team of the Year

Management Team of the Year - All Other Nations
GOLD STEVIE WINNER:
MapAction, Saunderton, United Kingdom: MapAction's Senior Management Team rising to the challenges of the future
SILVER STEVIE WINNER:
Amec Foster Wheeler, London, United Kingdom: Amec Foster Wheeler Management Team
BRONZE STEVIE WINNERS:
Bizz Consulting, Istanbul, Turkey: AssisTT's Transformation Program
Canadian Western Bank (CWB), Edmonton, Alberta, Canada: CWB Management Team