Congratulations to our 2023 Deloitte Top 200 award winners. The winners for 2023 have been announced at the Top 200 awards and gala dinner on Wednesday 6 December 2023 at the Viaduct Events Centre in Auckland.
Amazon Web Services (AWS) 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, such as corporate reputation, approach to environmental management and others.
ServiceNow 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 they have contributed to that performance and the current strategy. Also important is the regard in which the winner is held by peers.
Tax Traders Chief Financial Officer of the Year
The Chief Financial Officer 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.
Forsyth Barr 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) they chair. Judges will also consider the regard in which the winner is held by peers.
The Sustainability Leadership award highlights businesses that are working towards creation of long term environmental, social and economic value. The judging criteria considers governance, long-term perspective, integration of ESG (Environment, Social, Governance) considerations and projects to support sustainable development.
2degrees Best Growth Strategy
The Best Growth Strategy award recognises an organisation’s outstanding growth performance. Criteria include the revenue and profit growth of the past year. 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.
BusinessNZ 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.
University of Auckland Business School
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.
Barfoot & Thompson 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.
Hobson Leavy Visionary Leader
Recipients of this award are recognised for their impactful contributions to the business world, irrespective of their affiliation with any particular Top 200 company. They are recognised for their visionary approach and exemplary leadership, setting a standard for excellence and innovation within the business community.