Quintiles wins 2016 Leadership Excellence Award
Quintiles has been awarded the HR.com 2016 Leadership Excellence Award for Innovation in Deployment of Leadership Programs.
HR.com, a global social networking and resource site for HR professionals, is committed to providing a deeper understanding of the HR function for over 250,000 members. For more than 33 years, they have identified and recognized the top organizations that develop their leaders. This year’s awards had more than 4,500 companies apply with 600,000 people voting on their programs to provide the most comprehensive ratings ever produced. These leadership awards salute the world’s best leadership practitioners and highlight their roles in the industry.
Quintiles has received the Innovation in Deployment of Leadership Programs award for the global deployment of its Leadership Key Talent Initiative. As part of the Quintiles’ global growth strategy, this program identifies key talent who demonstrate high levels of three distinguishing attributes:
- Aspiration to rise to senior roles
- Ability to be effective in more responsible and senior roles
- Engagement to commit to the organization and remain in challenging roles.
Participants are invited to join a global community to access a Harvard Business Review subscription, earnings call debriefs, online executive education courses and 360 assessment tools. Regional cohorts participate in structured learning journeys with executive-led sessions on critical topics including personal accountability, business acumen, strategy and execution. The opportunity for executives to teach our leaders using current business cases is incredibly valuable.
Acting Quintiles Chief Human Resources Officer Lisa van Capelle said, "We are so honored and proud to be recognized for our Leadership Key Talent initiative. Quintiles’ executives earn their leadership every day by giving back. They roll up their sleeves to do the work of sharing knowledge, teaching and equipping others who are going to take the company forward. It is about leaders teaching new leaders.”
“Effective leadership development programs and activities are a must in today’s business. Without leadership, all other resources are ineffective, whether you are operating a nonprofit, educational institution, government department, small business or a large corporation,” said Debbie McGrath, CEO of HR.com. “Programs recognized in the leadership Excellence Awards program have made significant contributions developing leaders.”