Recognising the leaders of tomorrow
The Young Executive of the Year Award honours a standout individual who is prepared to go beyond perceived limitations to strive for personal and organisation excellence. The award provides an opportunity to recognise young executives from within New Zealand’s largest companies and identify the leaders of tomorrow who will continue to drive our business community forward.
Only one application per organisation will be accepted for the Young Executive of the Year Award. Applications must be supported by the Human Resources Leader (or another senior leader) within the candidate’s organisation and contact details for this leader must be supplied to verify details of the submission (if required).
Candidates for the Young Executive of the Year Award should meet the following requirements:
Be in a role where they actively influence strategy and business growth
Candidates need to be in a role where they can actively influence their company or business unit strategy and provide direction on business growth and opportunities.
Employed by a company placed on the Deloitte Top 200 indices
Candidates must be employed by a company placed on one of the Deloitte Top 200 indices. This includes the Top 200, Top 30 financial institutions or Top 10 Maori business index. The Top 200 indices can be found in the Dynamic Business Publication if you’d like to confirm company eligibility.
Employed at company for 18 months or more
Candidates should have been employed at their current company for at least 18 months.
Be aged 40 years or less as at 1 January 2021
Candidates need to be aged 40 years or less as of 1 January 2021 to be eligible for the award.