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The winners of the 2016 Business Continuity Awards

CIR Magazine's 2016 Business Continuity Awards were presented on June 9th at a ceremony the London Marriott Hotel. The winners were:

Student of the Year
Roger Payne, Buckinghamshire New University

Business Continuity/Resilience Team of the Year

Most Effective Recovery of the Year
Direct Line Group
Highly commended: Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Highly commended: Sungard Availability Services

Business Continuity Consultant of the Year
Toby Marriner, Senior Manager, Resilience, PwC

Industry Personality of the Year
Ahmed Riad Ali, Managing Partner and Principal Consultant, Estmrarya Consulting

Transformation Award

Most Innovative Solution of the Year

Business Continuity Management Planning Software of the Year

Most Innovative Product of the Year
Crises Control

Best Contribution to Continuity & Resilience

Cloud-Based Services

Incident Management Award
Deutsche Bank

International Award
Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation (RCBC)

Resilience in Infrastructure & IT Service Delivery

Industry Newcomer of the Year
Elodie Huet, Business Continuity Consultant, Arup

Business Continuity/Resilience Strategy of the Year
Royal Mail Group

Specialist Company of the Year
 Business Continuity Transport

Initiative of the Year

Business Continuity/Resilience Strategy through Partnership
 Glen Abbot and Scottish Power

Lifetime Achievement
Bill Crichton, Managing Director and Principal Consultant, Crichton Continuity Consulting

Business Continuity/Resilience Manager of the Year
Russell Williams, Head of Group Business Continuity, Shop Direct

Winners’ press releases

Press releases issued by winners of the Business Continuity Awards can be found below, published verbatim:

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