GEO Awards

2019 GEO Award Recipients details

2019 GEO Awards

Best Use of a Share Plan in Support of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)

  • Over 200,000 Employees.
    Siemens AG

Best Plan Communication

  • Up to 5,000 Employees.
    Ascential Group Limited
  • Between 75,000 and 200,000 Employees.
    Royal Dutch Shell

Best Use of a Share Plan in a Private Company

  • Up to 5,000 Employees.
    Airbnb, Inc.

Most Innovative and Creative Plan
Design

  • Up to 5,000 Employees.
    Abcam plc
  • Between 5,000 and 75,000 Employees.
    NIKE, Inc.
  • Between 75,000 and 200,000 Employees.
    F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd.

Best Use of a Share Plan in an Emerging Market

  • Up to 5,000 Employees.
    DuluxGroup
  • Between 5,000 and 75,000 Employees.
    IHS Markit

Best Use of Technology

  • Between 5,000 and 75,000 Employees.
    eBay, Inc.
  • Between 75,000 and 200,000 Employees.
    EssilorLuxottica
  • Over 200,000 Employees.
    Amazon.com, Inc.

Best Use of Employee Share Plans in a Corporate Action

  • Up to 5,000 Employees.
    Skyscanner
  • Between 5,000 and 75,000 Employees.
    Gardner Denver, Inc.

Most Creative Solution

  • Up to 5,000 Employees.
    Atlassian
  • Between 5,000 and 75,000 Employees.
    NVIDIA Corporation
  • Between 75,000 and 200,000 Employees.
    Unilever

Best Plan Effectiveness

  • Between 5,000 and 75,000 Employees.
    easyJet plc
  • Between 75,000 and 200,000 Employees.
    Schneider Electric SE

Pioneer Award

  • OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION
    IN SUPPORT OF GEO

    William "Billy" J. Dunn

GEO Stars

  • CHAPTER OF THE YEAR
    UK and Channel Islands
  • CHAPTER LEADERSHIP TEAM OF THE YEAR
    Toronto
  • MERIT AWARD FOR SUSTAINED CHAPTER PERFORMANCE
    Netherlands
    Texas
  • OUTSTANDING SUPPORT OF GEO
    Sally Mulligan
  • OUTSTANDING SUPPORT OF GEO
    Darren Smith
  • OUTSTANDING SUPPORT OF GEO
    Israel Chapter Launch Team

* The GEO Stars and Pioneer Award are awarded
by the GEO board and staff.


2019 Judges

  • Dennis Paalman - Co-Lead Judge
    Global Head of Rewardand Organizational Design, Signify
  • Thomas J. Paleka - Co-Lead Judge
    Vice President, Global Total Rewards, Gallagher
  • Michael Hutcheson
    Head of Variable and Regulatory Compensation, The Royal Bank of Scotland
  • Dr. Adie Leung
    Regional Head of Executive Compensation and International Tax, Citi – Human Resources, Asia
  • Richard Morales
    Global Equity Plans Manager, Cloudera
  • Dr. Kilian Wawoe
    Assistant Professor in Human Resources Management, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

2018 GEO Award Recipients details

2018 GEO Awards
2018 Judges

  • Dennis Paalman - Co-Lead Judge
    Global Head of Reward, Philips Lighting
  • Thomas J. Paleka - Co-Lead Judge
    Vice President, Global Total Rewards, Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.
  • Dr. Joseph R. Blasi
    Director of the Institute for the Study of Employee Ownership and Profit Sharing; J. Robert Beyster Professor; School of Management and Labor Relations at Rutgers University
  • Paul Greene
    Managing Director, Credit Suisse
  • Karen E. Needham
    Principal Consultant, Oyster Pond Associates
  • Tonya L. Roth
    Vice President, International Compensation, Benefits & Mobility, Discovery
  • Pat Sims
    Global Employee Share Plans Consultant, PJS Consultancy Services

The Judges' Award 2018

  • Edward D. Burmeister

Best in Financial Education

  • Up to 20,000 Employees.
    Eastman Chemical Company

Best Plan Communication

  • Up to 20,000 Employees.
    South32 Limited
  • Between 100,000 and 200,000 Employees.
    Bank of America Merrill Lynch
  • Over 200,000 Employees.
    HSBC Holdings plc
  • Over 200,000 Employees.
    Lenovo Group Ltd.

Most Innovative and Creative Plan
Design

  • Up to 20,000 Employees.
    Cimpress, N.V.
  • Between 20,000 and 100,000 Employees.
    Standard Bank
  • Over 200,000 Employees.
    Siemens AG

Best Use of a Share Plan in a Private Company

  • Up to 20,000 Employees.
    BrewDog

Best Use of a Share Plan in an Emerging Market

  • Between 20,000 and 100,000 Employees.
    BAE Systems plc

Best Use of Technology

  • Between 20,000 and 100,000 Employees.
    UBS AG
  • Between 100,000 and 200,000 Employees.
    Novartis International AG
  • Over 200,000 Employees.
    Walmart Inc.

Best Use of Employee Share Plans in a Corporate Action

  • Up to 20,000 Employees.
    Janus Henderson
  • Between 20,000 and 100,000 Employees.
    TUI Group

Best Use of Video Communication

  • Between 100,000 and 200,000 Employees.
    Telefónica
  • Over 200,000 Employees.
    Starbucks Coffee Company

Most Creative Solution

  • Up to 20,000 Employees.
    The Sage Group plc
  • Between 20,000 and 100,000 Employees.
    SAP

Best Plan Effectiveness

  • Up to 20,000 Employees.
    CSL Limited
  • Between 20,000 and 100,000 Employees.
    Bilfinger SE
  • Between 20,000 and 100,000 Employees.
    Essilor International S.A.

Pioneer Award

  • OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION
    IN SUPPORT OF GEO

    Phil Ainsley

GEO Stars

  • CHAPTER OF THE YEAR
    Australia
  • CHAPTER LEADERSHIP TEAM OF THE YEAR
    Texas
  • NEW CHAPTER OF THE YEAR
    Greater China
  • OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT FOR CHAPTER FINANCIAL CONTRIBUTION
    Northern California Region
  • OUTSTANDING SUPPORT OF GEO
    IPSA ESOD17 Team
  • OUTSTANDING SUPPORT OF GEO
    Tag der Teilhabe Team
  • OUTSTANDING SUPPORT OF GEO
    Jim Haslam
  • OUTSTANDING SUPPORT OF GEO
    Sophie Kontny

* The GEO Stars and Pioneer Award are awarded by the GEO board and staff.

 

 

 

 


2017 GEO Award Recipients details

2017 GEO Awards
2017 Judges

  • Dennis Paalman
    Global Head of Reward, Philips Lighting
  • Giovanni Lanati
    Head of Group Reward, Generali
  • Joanna Mak
    Senior Manager, Share Plans, Brambles
  • Thomas J. Paleka
    Vice President, Global Compensation, Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.
  • Pat Sims
    Global Employee Share Plans Consultant, PJ Sims Consultancy, United Kingdom
  • Sally H. VanZandt
    Senior Director, Executive Compensation and Mobility, McCormick & Company
  • Dr. Killian Wawoe
    Assistant Professor in Human Resources Management, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Special Recognition

  • Carine Schneider
    GEO Chair

Best in Financial Education

  • Between 25,000 and 90,000 Employees.
    Aviva plc

Best Plan Communication

  • Under 25,000 Employees.
    Discovery Communications
  • Between 25,000 and 90,000 Employees.
    Rio Tinto
  • Over 90,000 Employees.
    Ahold Delhaize

Most Innovative and Creative Plan
Design

  • Under 25,000 Employees.
    GAM Holding AG
  • Over 90,000 Employees.
    Infosys

Best Use of a Share Plan in a Private Company

  • Under 25,000 Employees.
    Spotify AB

Best Use of a Share Plan in an Emerging Market

  • Between 25,000 and 90,000 Employees.
    Nokia
  • Over 90,000 Employees.
    Telefónica

Best Use of Technology

  • Under 25,000 Employees.
    Origin Energy Limited
  • Over 90,000 Employees.
    Royal Dutch Shell plc

Best Use of Employee Share Plans in a Corporate Action

  • Between 25,000 and 90,000 Employees.
    BHP Billiton
  • Between 25,000 and 90,000 Employees.
    Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, Ltd.

Best Use of Video Communication

  • Between 25,000 and 90,000 Employees.
    adidas Group
  • Over 90,000 Employees.
    Fresenius Medical Care

Most Creative Solution

  • Under 25,000 Employees.
    Barrick Gold Corporation
  • Between 25,000 and 90,000 Employees.
    Google, Inc.

Best Plan Effectiveness

  • Between 25,000 and 90,000 Employees.
    SAP

Pioneer Award

  • OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION
    IN SUPPORT OF GEO

    Debbie Tsoi-A-Sue

GEO Stars

  • CHAPTER OF THE YEAR
    Texas
  • CHAPTER LEADERSHIP TEAM OF THE YEAR
    Northern California
  • CHAPTER EXCEPTIONAL MERIT FOR ALLIANCE DEVELOPMENT
    DACH

  • OUTSTANDING SUPPORT OF GEO
    Paul Arens
  • OUTSTANDING SUPPORT OF GEO
    Joan Bloom
  • OUTSTANDING SUPPORT OF GEO
    June Anne Burke
  • OUTSTANDING SUPPORT OF GEO
    Shaun Cartoon
  • OUTSTANDING SUPPORT OF GEO
    Bettina Gohm
  • OUTSTANDING SUPPORT OF GEO
    Don-Tobias Jol
  • OUTSTANDING SUPPORT OF GEO
    Carrie Kovac

* The GEO Stars and Pioneer Award are awarded by the GEO board and staff.

 

 

 

 


2016 GEO Award Recipients details

GEO Awards
2016 Judges

  • Dennis Paalman
    Global Head of Reward, Philips Lighting
  • Dr. Joseph R. Blasi
    Distinguished Professor and J. Robert Beyster Professor, School of Management and Labor Relations at Rutgers University
  • Robert Head
    Reward Director
  • Ward R. Kraemer
    SVP Total Rewards, Ahold USA, Inc.
  • Thomas J. Paleka
    Vice President, Global Compensation, Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.
  • Sally H. VanZandt
    Senior Director, Executive Compensation and Mobility, McCormick & Company

The Judges' Award 2016

  • Dr. Richard Freeman
  • Patricia Kelso in memory of Louis O. Kelso

Best in Financial Education

  • Over 100,000 Employees.
    Google, Inc.

Best Plan Communication

  • Under 25,000 Employees.
    Brambles Limited
  • Between 25,000 and 100,000 Employees.
    eBay, Inc.
  • Over 100,000 Employees.
    Unilever

Most Innovative and Creative Plan
Design

  • Between 25,000 and 100,000 Employees.
    SAP SE
  • Over 100,000 Employees.
    Comcast

Best Use of a Share Plan in a Private Company

  • Under 25,000 Employees.
    DAI
  • Under 25,000 Employees.
    Skycanner

Best Use of a Share Plan in an Emerging Market

  • Between 25,000 and 100,000 Employees.
    F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd.
  • Over 100,000 Employees.
    Unilever

Best Use of Technology

  • Over 100,000 Employees.
    Amazon

Best Use of Employee Share Plans in a Corporate Action

  • Between 25,000 and 100,000 Employees.
    Nokia
  • Over 100,000 Employees.
    Novartis International AG

Best Use of Video Communication

  • Under 25,000 Employees.
    Spin Master
  • Between 25,000 and 100,000 Employees.
    The Estée Lauder Companies, Inc.
  • Over 100,000 Employees.
    Starbucks Coffee Company

Most Creative Solution

  • Between 25,000 and 100,000 Employees.
    DS Smith
  • Over 100,000 Employees.
    Veolia Environment

Best Plan Effectiveness

  • Under 25,000 Employees.
    Computershare
  • Between 25,000 and 100,000 Employees.
    Bank of Nova Scotia
  • Over 100,000 Employees.
    Siemens AG

Pioneer Award

  • OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION
    IN SUPPORT OF GEO

    Juan Bonilla

GEO Stars

  • CHAPTER OF THE YEAR
    United Kingdom
    and Channel Islands
  • CHAPTER LEADERSHIP TEAM OF THE YEAR
    Northern California
  • NEW CHAPTER OF THE YEAR
    Swiss Romandie

  • NEW CHAPTER OF THE YEAR
    Texas

  • OUTSTANDING SUPPORT OF GEO
    Bodo Bender
  • OUTSTANDING SUPPORT OF GEO
    Sarah Bernhardt
  • OUTSTANDING SUPPORT OF GEO
    Rosalie Borzumato
  • OUTSTANDING SUPPORT OF GEO
    Fiona Hodgson, Baroness Hodgson of Abinger CBE

  • OUTSTANDING SUPPORT OF GEO
    Adie Leung

  • OUTSTANDING SUPPORT OF GEO
    Nora McCord
  • OUTSTANDING SUPPORT OF GEO
    Ben Needham

  • OUTSTANDING SUPPORT OF GEO
    Jewon Wee
  • OUTSTANDING SUPPORT OF GEO
    Fabienne Willi

* The GEO Stars and Pioneer Award are awarded by the GEO board and staff.

 

 

 

 


2015 GEO Award Recipients details

GEO Awards
2015 Judges

  • Peter Newhouse
    Global Head of Rewards, Unilever
  • Bettina Gohm
    Vice President Executive Compensation & Benefits, Siemens AG
  • Giovanni Lanati
    Head of Group Reward, Generali
  • Dennis Paalman
    Global Head Compensation & Benefits, Royal Ahold

The Judges' Award 2015

  • Nigel Mason

Best in Financial Education

  • Over 100,000 Employees.
    UnitedHealth Group
  • Between 25,000 and 100,000 Employees.
    Danaher Corporation

Best Plan Communication

  • Over 100,000 Employees.
    Bank of America Corporation
  • Between 25,000 and 100,000 Employees.
    Evonik
  • Under 25,000 Employees.
    KION Group

Best Plan Effectiveness

  • Over 100,000 Employees.
    Veolia Environment
  • Under 25,000 Employees.
    DS Smith

Best Use of a Share Plan in an
Emerging Market

  • Over 100,000 Employees.
    EVRAZ plc
  • Under 25,000 Employees.
    International Personal Finance plc

Best Use of Employee Share
Plans in a Corporate Action

  • Over 100,000 Employees.
    Vodafone
  • Between 25,000 and 100,000 Employees.
    Kimberly-Clark Corporation

Best Use of Technology

  • Between 25,000 and 100,000 Employees.
    Eli Lilly & Company

Best Use of Video Communication

  • Under 25,000 Employees.
    Fletcher Building Limited

Most Creative Solution

  • Between 25,000 and 100,000 Employees.
    Standard Bank
  • Under 25,000 Employees.
    Criteo SA

Most Innovative and Creative Plan Design

  • Under 25,000 Employees.
    Prudential plc

Pioneer Awards

  • OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION
    IN SUPPORT OF GEO

    Nicholas Greenacre

GEO Stars

  • RE-EMERGING CHAPTER
    OF THE YEAR
    Toronto
  • DEVELOPING CHAPTER OF THE YEAR
    Spain
  • OUTSTANDING CHAPTER LEADER
    OF THE YEAR
    Sheila Frierson, Southern California

  • CHAPTER LEADERSHIP
    TEAM OF THE YEAR
    Northern California

  • CHAPTER OF THE YEAR
    Netherlands
  • OUTSTANDING SUPPORT OF GEO
    Sophie Altaf
  • OUTSTANDING SUPPORT OF GEO
    Hannah Cahill
  • OUTSTANDING SUPPORT OF GEO
    Victoria Gan

  • OUTSTANDING SUPPORT OF GEO
    Stephanie Greenwald

  • OUTSTANDING SUPPORT OF GEO
    Nathalie Hellio
  • OUTSTANDING SUPPORT OF GEO
    Marc Muntermann

  • OUTSTANDING SUPPORT OF GEO
    Pat Sims
  • OUTSTANDING SUPPORT OF GEO
    Sami Toutounji

* The GEO Stars and Pioneer Awards are awarded by the GEO board and staff.

 

 

 

 


2014 GEO Award Recipients details

GEO Awards
2014 Judges

  • Peter Newhouse
    Global Head of Rewards, Unilever
  • Dennis Paalman
    Global Head Compensation & Benefits, Royal Ahold
  • James Stoudt
    Vice President Global Compensation Services, GlaxoSmithKline
  • Jean Wong
    Director, Stock Plan Services, Gilead Sciences

The Judges' Award 2014

  • Mary Ann Beyster

Best Use of Technology

  • Over 125,000 Employees.
    General Electric
  • Between 75,000 and 125,000 Employees.
    Amazon.com Inc.

Best in Financial Education

  • Between 25,000 and 75,000 Employees.
    Baker Hughes
  • Under 10,000 Employees.
    Riverbed Technology, Inc.

Best Use of Video Communications

  • Rio Tinto

Best Use of an Employer Share
Plan in a Corporate Action

  • Between 75,000 and 125,000 Employees.
    Nokia
  • Between 10,000 and 25,000 Employees.
    Merlin Entertainments plc

Most Creative Solutions

  • Between 10,000 and 25,000 Employees.
    Technicolor
  • Under 10,000 Employees.
    Kofax Limited

Most Innovative and Creative
Plan Design

  • Between 75,000 and 125,000 Employees.
    Royal Dutch Shell plc
  • Under 10,000 Employees.
    Kinross Gold Corporation

Best Plan Communication

  • Over 125,000 Employees.
    Siemens AG
  • Between 25,000 and 75,000 Employees.
    Rio Tinto
  • Between 10,000 and 25,000 Employees.
    Pearson plc

Best Plan Effectiveness

  • Between 25,000 and 75,000 Employees.
    State Street Corporation
  • Between 10,000 and 25,000 Employees.
    Amadeus IT Holding, S.A.

Pioneer Awards

  • OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION
    IN SUPPORT OF GEO

    Maoiliosa O’Culachain

GEO Stars

  • NEW CHAPTER OF THE YEAR
    Southern California
  • REEMERGING CHAPTER
    OF THE YEAR
    Australia Region
  • CHAPTER OF THE YEAR
    New York City
  • CHAPTER LEADERSHIP
    TEAM OF THE YEAR
    United Kingdom and Channel Islands

  • OUTSTANDING SUPPORT OF GEO
    Marleen Elias
  • OUTSTANDING SUPPORT OF GEO
    Mike Evans
  • OUTSTANDING SUPPORT OF GEO
    Jennifer George

  • OUTSTANDING SUPPORT OF GEO
    Don-Tobias Jol

  • OUTSTANDING SUPPORT OF GEO
    Richard Morales
  • OUTSTANDING SUPPORT OF GEO
    Carla Rupp

* The GEO Stars and Pioneer Awards are awarded by the GEO board and staff.

 

 

 

 


2013 GEO Award Recipients details

GEO Awards
2013 Judges

  • Ralph Beidelman
    Vice President of Total Rewards, Discovery Communications
  • Philip Hessen
    Global Head for Total Rewards and the Executive HR department, OSRAM
  • Helen Jackson
    Executive Reward Director, Diageo
  • Dennis Paalman
    SVP Compensation & Benefits, Royal Ahold

The Judges' Award 2013

  • Facebook, Inc.

Best Use of Technology

  • Between10,000 and 50,000 Employees.
    Google, Inc.
  • Under 10,000 Employees.
    Synopsys, Inc.

Best Use of Video Communications

  • Red Hat, Inc.
  • COMMENDATION
    Invesco Ltd.

Best in Financial Education

  • GlaxoSmithKline plc

Most Creative Solutions

  • Under 10,000 Employees.
    Gilead Sciences, Inc.
  • Over 50,000 Employees.
    Bilfinger SE

Most Innovative and Creative Plan Design

  • Pfizer, Inc.

Best Plan Effectiveness

  • Under 10,000 Employees.
    Edwards Group Limited
  • Between 10,000 and 50,000 Employees.
    Smith & Nephew plc
  • COMMENDATION
    Outotec Oyi

Best Plan Communication

  • Between 10,000 and 50,000 Employees.
    Colgate-Palmolive Company
  • Under 10,000 Employees.
    Henderson Global Investors Limited
  • Over 50,000 Employees.
    GlaxoSmithKline plc

Pioneer Awards

  • OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION
    IN SUPPORT OF GEO

    Lindsey Doud

GEO Stars

  • NEW CHAPTER OF THE YEAR
    Nordic
  • EMERGING CHAPTER
    OF THE YEAR
    Toronto
  • CHAPTER OF THE YEAR
    DACH
  • OUTSTANDING
    LEADERSHIP TEAM
    Northern California

  • OUTSTANDING SUPPORT OF GEO
    Jennifer Lopez
  • OUTSTANDING SUPPORT OF GEO
    Team hkp/// group
  • OUTSTANDING SUPPORT OF GEO
    Team Siemens

  • OUTSTANDING SUPPORT OF GEO
    Sophie Altaf

  • OUTSTANDING SUPPORT OF GEO
    Beatrice Hackett

* The GEO Stars and Pioneer Awards are awarded by the GEO board and staff.

 2013 GEO Award Winners

2012 GEO Award Recipients details

GEO Awards
2012 Judges

  • Maurice Fenton
    Vice President for HR Policy, Process and Systems, Shell International
  • Maliya Price
    VTB Bank, Interim Reward Director
  • Bettina Gohm
    Vice President Executive Compensation & Benefits, Siemens AG, DE
  • Ward Kraemer
    Senior Vice President of Total Rewards, Ahold USA, Inc.
  • Frederic Barge
    Independent Consultant

The Judges' Awards 2012

  • Brad Anderson
    Best Buy Inc.

Best Use of Technology

  • Mobility Solution
    Google Inc.
  • Employee Facing and Back Office Solutions
    Vodafone Group
    Services Ltd.
  • COMMENDATION
    Coty Inc.

Best in Financial Education

  • Abbott Laboratories

Best Plan Effectiveness

  • With less than 30,000 employees.
    Gamesa
  • With more than 30,000 employees.
    Skanska

Best Plan Communications

  • Vodafone Group
    Services Ltd.
  • COMMENDATION
    Discovery Communications

Most Innovative
and Creative Plan Design

  • BSkyB Inc.

Best Outcome for Employees Share Plans in a Corporate Action

  • bwin.party

Pioneer Awards

  • OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION
    IN SUPPORT OF GEO

    John Bagdonas , CEP
    Global Shares (US)

GEO Stars

  • NEW CHAPTER OF THE YEAR
    Washington, D.C.
  • EMERGING CHAPTER
    OF THE YEAR
    Milan, Italy
  • CHAPTER OF THE YEAR
    Northern California, US
    (San Francisco & Silicon Valley Chapter
  • OUTSTANDING
    LEADERSHIP TEAM
    Boston, US
  • GEO STAR
    Bernice Toy
  • GEO STAR
    David Geake
  • GEO STAR
    Michele Holly


* The GEO Stars and Pioneer Awards are awarded by the GEO board and staff.

 

2011 GEO Award Recipients details

GEO Awards
2011 Judges

  • Dennis Paalman,
    Global Head of Compensation & Benefits, Royal Ahold (NL)
  • Maurice Fenton,
    Head of HR Policy, Shell International (UK)
  • Dr. Joseph Blasi,
    George Beyster Professor of Employee Ownership, Rutgers University (US)

The Judges' Awards 2011

  • Siemens

Best Use of Technology

  • ConocoPhillips
    MOBILITY SOLUTIONS
  • Microsoft
    BACK OFFICE SOLUTIONS
  • Telefonica
    EMPLOYEE FACING SOLUTIONS

Best in Financial Education

  • Intel

 

 

 

Best Plan Effectiveness

  • BT

Best Plan Communications

  • UniCredit
  • COMMENDATION
    eBay Inc.

Most Innovative
and Creative Plan Design

  • For Farmers Group
    Companies with more that
    5,000 employees
  • ING Investment Management Group
    Companies with less that
    5,000 employees

Best Outcome for Employees Share Plans in a Corporate Action

  • AON Hewitt
  • COMMENDATION
    Norwegian Air Shuttle

 

 

 

 

 

Pioneer Awards

  • OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION
    IN SUPPORT OF GEO

    Janet Cooper
    Linklaters (UK)

GEO Stars

  • OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION TO GEO IN A VOLUNTEER CAPACITY
    Hilary Williams
    E*TRADE Corporate
    Services (US)
  • OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION TO GEO IN A VOLUNTEER CAPACITY
    Dennis Paalman
    Royal Ahold (NL)
  • OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION TO GEO IN A VOLUNTEER CAPACITY
    Paul Jackson
    Howells Consultancy
  • OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION TO GEO IN A VOLUNTEER CAPACITY
    DACH Chapter Leadership Team
  • CHAPTER OF THE YEAR
    Franc
  • EMERGING CHAPTER OF THE YEAR
    New York, US

* The GEO Stars and Pioneer Awards are awarded by the GEO board and staff.

2011 GEO Award Recipients

2010 GEO Award Recipients details

GEO Awards
2010 Judges

  • PAUL JACKSON,
    HEAD OF REWARD, HSBC GROUP INSURANCE (UK)
  • MIKE NAMIE, SENIOR COMPENSATION CONSULTANT, GLOBAL STOCK, INTEL CORPORATION (US)
  • DENNIS PAALMAN,
    GLOBAL HEAD, COMPENSATION & BENEFITS, ROYAL AHOLD NV (NL)

The Judges' Awards 2010

  • Google

Best Use of Technology

  • Yahoo!
  • COMMENDATION
    Lafarge

Best in Financial Education

  • Google
  • COMMENDATION
    Yahoo!

Best Plan Effectiveness

  • eBay Inc.
  • COMMENDATION
    Siemens

Best Plan Communications

  • Siemens
  • COMMENDATION
    Genworth Financial

Most Innovative
and Creative Design

  • Lafarge
  • COMMENDATION
    Investor AB

Best Outcome for Employees in a Corporate Action

  • Delta
  • COMMENDATION
    eBay Inc.

 

 

 

Pioneer Awards

  • OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION
    IN SUPPORT OF GEO

    Judith Greaves
    Pinsent Masons (UK)

GEO Stars

  • OUTSTANDING SUPPORT OF GEO
    Mike Namie
    Intel Corporation (US)
  • OUTSTANDING SUPPORT OF GEO
    Robert Head
    Pearson PLC. (UK)
  • OUTSTANDING SUPPORT OF GEO
    Kim Reifel
    Consultant (US)
  • OUTSTANDING SUPPORT OF GEO
    WorldatWork
  • CHAPTER OF THE YEAR
    UK and Chanel Islands
  • EMERGING CHAPTER OF THE YEAR
    Boston, US

* The GEO Stars and Pioneer Awards are awarded by the GEO board and staff.


2009 GEO Award Recipients details

GEO Awards
2009 Judges

  • Debbie Tsoi-A-Sue, CEP
    YAHOO! Inc. (US)
  • Susan Jane Mellors
    Diageo plc. (UK)
  • Paul Jackson
    HBOS Insurance (UK)

The Judges' Awards 2009

  • Pearson PLC
  • ifs ProShare

Best Use of Technology

  • COMPANIES WITH 30,000 TO 75,000 EMPLOYEES
    Logica
  • COMPANIES WITH FEWER THAN 30,000 EMPLOYEES
    Google
  • HONORABLE MENTION
    Freescale Semiconductor

Best Plan Effectiveness

  • Royal Ahold
  • Royal Dutch Shell

Best Plan Communications

  • COMPANIES WITH MORE THAN 75,000 EMPLOYEES
    BAE Systems
  • COMPANIES WITH 30,000 TO 75,000 EMPLOYEES
    Serco Group
  • HONORABLE MENTION
    Hewlett- Packard

Most Innovative
and Creative Design

  • Publicis Groupe

 

 

 

Pioneer Awards

  • OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION
    IN SUPPORT OF GEO

    Anthony M.D. Kirwan
    The Law Firm Network, Ireland

GEO Stars

  • OUTSTANDING SUPPORT OF GEO
    Debbie Tsoi-A-Sue, CEP
    YAHOO! Inc. (US)
  • Exceptional Merit for
    Support of GEO Activities
    – Australian Regional Events

    Sandra Buth
    Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu
  • CHAPTER OF THE YEAR
    The Netherlands
  • EMERGING CHAPTER OF THE YEAR
    Atlanta, United States

* The GEO Stars and Pioneer Awards are awarded by the GEO board and staff.


2008 GEO Award Recipients details

GEO Awards
The Judges' Awards 2008

  • Corey Rosen, Ph.D., NCEO
  • Celtel International BV

Best Use of Technology

  • COMPANIES UNDER 20,000 EMPLOYEES
    Spansion
  • COMPANIES BETWEEN
    20,000 AND 75,000 EMPLOYEES

    Sun Microsystems
  • COMPANIES OVER 75,000 EMPLOYEES
    Royal Dutch Shell plc

Best Plan Effectiveness

  • COMPANIES UNDER
    20,000 EMPLOYEES

    Celtel International BV
  • COMPANIES BETWEEN
    20,000 AND 75,000 EMPLOYEES

    CEVA Logistics
  • COMPANIES
    OVER 75,000 EMPLOYEES

    Intel Corporation

Best Plan Communications

  • COMPANIES UNDER 20,000 EMPLOYEES
    Hormel Foods Corporation
  • COMPANIES BETWEEN
    20,000 AND 75,000 EMPLOYEES

    Linde AG
  • COMPANIES OVER 75,000 EMPLOYEES
    BT Group plc.

Most Innovative
and Creative Design

  • COMPANIES UNDER 20,000 EMPLOYEES
    Google
  • COMPANIES BETWEEN
    20,000 AND 75,000 EMPLOYEES

    Diageo plc.
  • COMPANIES
    OVER 75,000 EMPLOYEES

    ABB ltd.

Best in Financial Education

  • COMPANIES BETWEEN
    20,000 AND 75,000 EMPLOYEES

    CBS Corporation
  • COMPANIES
    OVER 75,000 EMPLOYEES

    Starbucks Coffee Company

2008 Judges

  • Debbie Tsoi-A-Sue, CEP
    YAHOO! Inc. (US)
  • Hans Muench
    Swiss Reinsurance Company (CH)
  • Derek Steptoe
    BHP Billiton (AU)

Pioneer Awards

  • Edward Burmeister

GEO Stars

  • Exceptional Merit for
    Support of GEO Activities

    Australian Regional Events
    Emmi Foster
  • Outstanding Contribution for Support of GEO
    Stephen Fackle
  • Outstanding Contribution for Support of GEO Activities
    French Chapter Events
    Veronique Jap
  • Outstanding Emerging
    Chapter Development

    Hong Kong Chapter
  • Outstanding New Chapter
    French Chapter

* The GEO Stars and Pioneer Awards are awarded by the GEO board and staff.

 

 


2007 GEO Award Recipients details

GEO Awards
Best Use of Technology

  • COMPANIES UNDER 50,000 EMPLOYEES
    ANZ
  • COMPANIES OVER
    50,000 EMPLOYEES

    UBS

Most Innovative
and Creative Design

  • COMPANIES UNDER
    50,000 EMPLOYEES

    Syngenta
  • COMPANIES OVER
    50,000 EMPLOYEES

    HSBC

Best Communications

  • COMPANIES UNDER
    50,000 EMPLOYEES

    bhp billiton
  • COMPANIES OVER
    50,000 EMPLOYEES

    Vodafone

Pioneer Awards

  • Fred Whittlesey
  • Hans Muench

GEO Stars

  • Outstanding Contribution
    Regional Events
    Michael Bendorf
  • Outstanding Contribution
    London Regional Event
    Lisa O'Connell
  • Outstanding Contribution
    Hong Kong Regional Event
    Andrew Lui
  • Outstanding Contribution
    Hong Kong Regional Event
    Andrew Lui
  • Exceptional Merit for Support
    GEO Activities
    Lisa Brook
  • Outstanding New Chapter Development
    Barcelona
    Juan Bonilla
    Mike Pewton
  • Exceptional Merit for Chapter Development
    US Midwest Chapter
    Mary Samsa
    Aimee Soodan
    Doug Wilson

* The GEO Stars and Pioneer Awards are awarded by the GEO board and staff.

2007 JUDGES

  • Diane Hay
    (UK)
  • Jule Torre
    (US)
  • Allen Powley
    (UK)

2006 GEO Award Recipients details

Best Use of Technology

  • MORE THAN 100,000 EMPLOYEES
    Accenture
  • BETWEEN 30,000 - 100,000 EMPLOYEES
    Microsoft

Best Plan Effectiveness

  • MORE THAN 100,000 EMPLOYEES
    BT
  • LESS THAN 30,000 EMPLOYEES
    Agilent Technologies

Most Innovative
and Creative Design

  • BETWEEN 30,000 - 100,000 EMPLOYEES
    Novartis
  • LESS THAN 30,000 EMPLOYEES
    Smith & Nephew

Best Communications

  • MORE THAN 100,000 EMPLOYEES
    Starbucks Coffee Company
  • BETWEEN 30,000 - 100,000 EMPLOYEES
    Vodafone
  • LESS THAN 30,000 EMPLOYEES
    Diageo

Pioneer Awards

  • Jeff Lees
  • Nigel Mason

GEO Stars

  • Outstanding Contribution
    GEO Awards Event
    Claudia Bogris
  • Outstanding Contribution
    Regional Events, UK
    Damian Carnell
  • Outstanding Contribution
    Regional Events, India
    Harshu Ghate
  • Outstanding
    Chapter Coordinator
    US
    Saundra Genoni
  • Outstanding
    Chapter Leader
    NL
    Rik Stikkelbroeck
  • Exceptional Merit
    Chapter Development
    Dublin Chapter

* The GEO Stars and Pioneer Awards are awarded by the GEO board and staff.

 

 

 

 

GEO Awards

2006 Judges

  • Diane Hay
    (UK)
  • Robert Head
    (UK)
  • Stan Veliotis
    (US)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


2005 GEO Award Recipients details

The Judges' Award 2005

  • Charlie McCreevy
    THE EUROPEAN COMMISSIONER
    FOR INTERNAL MARKETS AND SERVICES

Most Innovative
and Creative Design

  • LESS THAN 30,000 EMPLOYEES
    SMIC
  • OVER 30,000 EMPLOYEES
    Roche

Best Communications

  • OVER 30,000 EMPLOYEES
    Vodafone

Best Plan Effectiveness

  • LESS THAN 30,000 EMPLOYEES
    Reuters
  • OVER 30,000 EMPLOYEES
    ABB

Best Use of Technology

  • LESS THAN 30,000 EMPLOYEES
    Agilent Technologies
  • OVER 30,000 EMPLOYEES
    BP, plc

 

GEO Stars

  • Outstanding
    Chapter Leader

    Nicholas Greenacre, UK
  • Outstanding
    Chapter Leader

    Stacy Fox, US
  • Outstanding
    New Chapter Leader

    Mary Samsa,
    Midwest, US
  • Outstanding
    Chapter Development

    Simon Sloan,
    Ireland
  • Exceptional Merit For
    Chapter Development

    DACH Chapter
    (Deutschland, Austria and Switzerland Chapter)
  • Outstanding Contribution
    One Day Events

    Warren Miles &
    Chris Galway, Australia
  • Outstanding Contribution
    2005 GEO Awards

    Kate Berry, UK

* The GEO Stars are awarded by the GEO board and staff.

 

 

GEO Awards

2005 Judges

  • Jeff D Grady
    Director, Global Compensation of VNU, Inc. in New York (US)
  • Diane Hay
    Senior tax official with extensive knowledge of share plans (UK)
  • Debi O'Donovan
    Editor of the UK-based Employee Benefits magazine (UK)

 


2004 GEO Award Recipients details

The Judges' Award 2004

  • Professor Joseph Blasi

Most Innovative
& Creative Plan Design

  • OVER 60,000 EMPLOYEES
    Roche

Best Use of Technology

  • LESS THAN 10,000 EMPLOYEES
    (OPERATIONAL)

    Axcan Pharma
  • 10,000 - 60,000 EMPLOYEES
    Best Use of Technology
    (COMMUNICATION)

    Astra Zeneca
  • OVER 60,000 EMPLOYEES
    Best Use of Technology
    (ADMINISTRATION/OPERATIONAL)

    GlaxoSmithKline
  • OVER 60,000 EMPLOYEES
    Best Use of Technology
    (COMMUNICATION)

    UBS

2004 Judges

  • Andy Hodges
    Aviva plc
    (UK)
  • Maoilíosa Ó Cúlacháin
    Eircom (IR)
  • David Tuch
    KPMG
    (UK)
GEO Awards

GEO Stars

  • Creative Contribution
    "GEO Glossary of Terms"

    Peter Howells
    and
    Nick McKenna
  • San Diego Chapter Coordinator
    Lisa Murzic
  • European Outreach and Development
    Rik Stikkelbroeck
  • US West Coast One Day Coordinator
    Fred Whittlesey
  • Outstanding Chapter
    DACH Chapter
    Deutchsland, Austria and Switzerland Chapter

* The GEO Stars are awarded by the GEO board and staff.


Best Plan Communications

  • 10,000 - 60,000 EMPLOYEES
    Agilent Technologies
  • OVER 60,000 EMPLOYEES
    HBOS plc

Best Plan Effectiveness

  • UNDER 10,000 EMPLOYEES
    Xansa
  • 10,000 - 60,000 EMPLOYEES
    Imperial Tobacco
 

2003 GEO Award Recipients details

Communication Category

  • LESS THAN 35,000 EMPLOYEES
    Xansa
  • 35,000 – 75,000 EMPLOYEES
    Abbott Laboratories
  • OVER 75,000 EMPLOYEES
    Michelin Group

Plan Effectiveness Category

  • OVER 75,000 EMPLOYEES
    Procter & Gamble

Use of Technology Category

  • LESS THAN 35,000 EMPLOYEES
    Cisco Systems
  • 35,000 – 75,000 EMPLOYEES
    Nokia
  • OVER 75,000 EMPLOYEES
    International Paper

Innovative and Creative Plan Category

  • 35,000 – 75,000 EMPLOYEES
    HBOS plc
  • OVER 75,000 EMPLOYEES
    Michelin Group

GEO Awards

2003 Judges

  • Ed Carberry
    Cornell University (US)
  • Maoilíosa Ó Cúlacháin
    eircom (IR)
  • Nigel Turner
    BP plc (UK)
  • Mark van Beusekom
    PS Participation Solutions (NL)

2002 GEO Award Recipients details

The Judges' Award 2002

  • Gordon Brown
    UK Finance Minister
    House of Commons

Communication Category

  • LESS THAN 15,000 EMPLOYEES
    PerkinElmer
  • OVER 15,000 EMPLOYEES
    BP

 

Innovative and
Creative Plan Category

  • LESS THAN 15,000 EMPLOYEES
    Swiss Re
  • OVER 15,000 EMPLOYEES
    BP
    Pearson

Plan Effectiveness Category

  • OVER 15,000 EMPLOYEES
    Cisco Systems

 

GEO Awards

2002 Judges

  • George Greenham
    HR Consultant
  • Corey Rosen
    National Center for
    Employee Ownership (US)
  • Mark van Beusekom
    PS Participation Solutions (NL)

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