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The Awards in Sydney


The CEO Magazine’s Executive of the Year Awards is Australia’s most prestigious business awards event. The ceremony recognizes the individual excellence of senior executives and its commendations are some of the most hotly contested accolades for top leaders.

Prestigious Awards categories

  • CEO of the Year Banking, Financial Services and Insurance
  • CEO of the Year Healthcare
  • CEO of the Year Property & Real Estate
  • CEO of the Year Consumer & Entertainment
  • CEO of the Year Information Technology
  • CEO of the Year Not-for-Profit
  • CEO of the Year Public Sector
  • CEO of the Year Energy, Construction & Mining
  • Overall CEO of the Year

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All – New Categories
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Annual Awards
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Exclusive Award Categories

NEWS

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Events like The CEO Magazine’s Executive of the Year Awards are so important as they allow professionals across multiple industries to come together to network, share experiences and celebrate their hard work over the years. There are few platforms to do this and this is why the Executive of the Year Awards is so important and valued in the business community.

The association with The CEO Magazine allowed us to showcase our real competitive advantages. The unique ability and focused determination of our leaders, who with entrepreneurial stamina and commercial acumen drive bottom-line growth, inspire our teams to peak performance and cultivate profitable business relationships.

PAST WINNERS

Award winner

When John Winning founded Appliances Online at the age of just 21, he displayed all the signs of being an industry pioneer who could successfully guide a fourth-generation family business through the era of ecommerce. Today, Winning Group has four separate business entities and employs a workforce of about 700 across Australia, thanks to Winning’s unwavering commitment to customer happiness.

PAST WINNERS

Award winner

Nicky Sparshott’s commitment to being a force for good and ‘purpose-led’ underpins her daily work at the helm of Unilever ANZ. It has helped her to achieve professional recognition and she was awarded The CEO Magazine’s CEO of the Year – A$100m+ in 2022.

PAST WINNERS

Award winner

When Andrew Hume took on the role of CEO at Probe CX, he was determined that the Australian customer contact outsourcing company would grow to compete with the global players. His business acumen resulted in him taking out the prestigious honour of The CEO Magazine’s CEO of the Year – A$100m+ in 2021.

PAST WINNERS

Award winner

Paving the way for women in engineering, Louise Adams is living out her childhood dream of being a civil engineer, having been at Aurecon for the past 20 years. Now the company’s Group COO, she was awarded The CEO Magazine’s CEO of the Year A$20m-A$100m in 2020.

PAST WINNERS

Award winner

David Hackett’s achievements in transforming the underperforming MLC Life Insurance are formidable in steering the company toward a new structure, corporate culture and strategic focus on its customer base. His 2019 win as The CEO Magazine’s CEO of the Year was well deserved.

HIGHLIGHTS
Celebrate your success and network with fellow leaders

It’s your time to applaud your hard work. Toast your company’s success during an evening of celebration complete with excellent wine, dancing and a gourmet three-course meal.

AUDIENCE

Who’s in the room?

POWER PLAYERS DECISION-MAKERS ULTRA-HIGH-NET-WORTH INDIVIDUALS

The Awards attract Australia’s top decision-makers, influencers and highest income earners. There will be many opportunities for your brand to connect with our database through a mix of online and social campaigns.

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A$500k-1m+

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25-65

YEARS OLD

42%

FEMALE

58%

MALE

20%

COMPANY
FOUNDERS

60%

C-SUITE

20%

DIRECTORS

JUDGES
Judging panel soon to be announced…

Faced with the difficult task of filtering through all the finalists to agree on one winner in each category, every judge is a well-respected expert within their industry.

Sponsors

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LOCATION
About the Location

The Star Sydney welcomes you to a world of luxury, with five-star accommodation, the city’s finest restaurants, the coolest selection of bars, and a truly world-class spa and casino on offer.

PAST AWARDS
Previous Executive of the Year Awards

Celebrating 13 years of The CEO Magazine’s Executive of the Year Awards, we take a walk down our glitzy award lane to discover what new ventures our previous winners have set their sights on.

16 NOV 2023
Sydney, AUSTRALIA
In person
2023 Executive of the Year Awards

The best in business gathered at The Star in Sydney for The CEO Magazine’s 12th annual Executive of the Year Awards in 2023, celebrating another outstanding year of achievement, connection and excellence in the Australian corporate community.

9 NOV 2022
Sydney, AUSTRALIA
In person
2022 Executive of the Year Awards

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