University of Auckland Business School
Young Executive of the Year Award
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 organisational 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.
Follow the button below to enter the award.
Entries for this award category are open
from 1 June until 5pm, Friday 18 August 2023.
Award finalists will be announced on Friday 27 October 2023, with the winner announced at the Deloitte Top 200 awards show and gala dinner on Wednesday 6 December 2023 in Auckland.
Only one application per organisation will be accepted for the University of Auckland Business School 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. The Top 200 indices can be found here if you’d like to confirm company eligibility.
Employed at their organisation 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 2023
Candidates need to be aged 40 years or less as of 1 January 2023 to be eligible for the award.
Judging process and shortlisting criteria
The Young Executive of the Year Award judging panel undertake a comprehensive review process to select three award finalists and a winner. The shortlisting criteria followed by the judging panel can be found here.
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