Awards & Partners

COMPANY OF THE YEAR

The Company of the Year award recognises the best organisational performance from the previous year. Judging criteria includes the latest financial measures as well as non-financial and other qualitative measures of organisational performance. These may include things like corporate reputation, approach to environmental management, human resource management and others.

 

Companies from the year’s Top 200 Index and Top 30 Financial Institutions Index are eligible for this award.

Joint partnership opportunity available - please enquire at top200@nzme.co.nz

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OF THE YEAR

The Chief Executive of the Year award recognises the best executive performance from the previous year. Judging criteria includes the performance of the winner’s organisation and the extent to which he/she has contributed to that performance and the current strategy. Also important is the regard in which the winner is held by peers.

 

Companies from the year’s Top 200 Index and Top 30 Financial Institutions Index are eligible for this award.

Partnership opportunity available - please enquire at top200@nzme.co.nz

CFO OF THE YEAR

The CFO of the Year award recognises a CFO whose performance from the previous year has been outstanding. The award aims to highlight and honour a CFO whose influence and stewardship of their organisation’s financials and stakeholders has resulted in value and success for their company’s shareholders. The judging criteria include the financial performance of the organisation under the direction of the CFO, their demonstrated contribution to sustainable value for shareholders, their communication and strategic planning capabilities, as well as their ability to ‘steady the ship’ in good and bad financial times.

 

Companies from the year’s Top 200 Index and Top 30 Financial Institutions Index are eligible for this award.

Partnership opportunity available - please enquire at top200@nzme.co.nz

CHAIRPERSON OF THE YEAR

Chairperson of the Year is awarded to the top board performer from the previous year. The judging criteria include the performance of the organisation(s) and the extent to which the winner has contributed to the performance of the board(s) he or she chairs. Judges will also take into account the regard in which the winner is held by peers. Also of importance is the understanding of, and commitment to, promoting high standards of corporate governance.

 

Companies from the year’s Top 200 Index and Top 30 Financial Institutions Index are eligible for this award.

YOUNG EXECUTIVE OF THE YEAR

The Young Executive of the Year award recognises standout individuals who are prepared to go beyond perceived limitations and strive for personal and organisational excellence. The award provides an opportunity to celebrate young executives’ roles in influencing, growing and providing strategy and direction in their organisation.

 

Organisations on the Deloitte Top 200 Index and Deloitte Top 30 Financial Institutions Index are invited to apply for the award. Applications for 2018 will open later this year and the winner will be announced at the Deloitte Top 200 awards evening in November/December.

BEST GROWTH STRATEGY

The Best Growth Strategy award recognises an outstanding growth performance. Criteria include the past year’s revenue and profit growth. Other factors may include if the growth appears to be sustainable, if it is based on international business expansion and the short and long term advantages of growth for the organisation.

 

Companies from the year’s Top 200 Index and Top 30 Financial Institutions Index are eligible for this award.

EXCELLENCE IN GOVERNANCE

The Excellence in Governance award recognises an outstanding performance in organisational governance. It is based on criteria determined with the approval of the Institute of Directors and in accordance with the New Zealand Securities Commission Corporate Governance Principles and Guidelines.

 

Companies from the year’s Top 200 Index and Top 30 Financial Institutions Index are eligible for this award.

MBIE DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION LEADERSHIP

The Diversity and Inclusion Leadership award was first introduced in 2014. This award honours an organisation that has identified and addressed specific diversity and inclusion challenges or opportunities with an innovative solution. The success of this initiative will be evident in the business outcomes, which may provide scope for further application across the wider business landscape.

 

Organisations on the Deloitte Top 200 Index and Deloitte Top 30 Financial Institutions Index are invited to apply for the award. Applications for 2018 will open later this year and the winner will be announced at the Deloitte Top 200 awards evening in November/December.

Partnership opportunity available - please enquire at top200@nzme.co.nz

MOST IMPROVED PERFORMANCE

The Most Improved Performance award recognises an outstanding change in business performance. The judges look at the relative improvement in all performance indicators over the previous year, the source of the improvement, and other ways the organisation has changed in the past year and the impact of these changes.

 

Companies from the year’s Top 200 Index and Top 30 Financial Institutions Index are eligible for this award.

VISIONARY LEADER

The recipient of this award will not necessarily be associated with a Top 200 company or, in fact, any company at all. He/she will be someone in the business world or someone who has applied business methods to other fields or whose work is of importance to the business community. Their contribution might have been made in the previous 12 months or the award may be recognition for a lifetime’s achievement. The winner of the award will have taken a visionary position and leads by example.