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BCI North America Awards presented

The BCI’s annual North America Awards for outstanding contributions to the business continuity and resilience profession were presented on Tuesday 24th March at the DRJ Spring World Conference in Orlando.

The BCI North America Awards consist of eight categories, seven of which are decided by a panel of judges with the winner of the final category (Industry Personality of the Year) being voted upon by BCI members from all over the United States and Canada.

The winners of the Awards were:

Continuity and Resilience Consultant 2015
Roberta Atabaigi MBCI, KPMG

Continuity and Resilience Professional (Private) 2015
Cheryl Hirst, Erie Insurance Group

Continuity and Resilience Newcomer 2015
Garrett Hatfield, MetLife

Continuity and Resilience Team 2015
ETS Enterprise Resiliency Department, Educational Testing Service

Continuity and Resilience Provider 2015
Strategic BCP

Continuity and Resilience Innovation 2015
Send Word Now

Most Effective Recovery

Industry Personality 2015
Christopher Duffy

Brian Zawada FBCI, chairman of the US Chapter of the BCI; said: “Congratulations to all the winners who have shown themselves to be an asset to the profession. The high caliber of entries to these awards demonstrates the capability that exists within the business continuity and resilience industry, meaning that many C-Suite executives need not worry about whether their organization can manage a crisis, they can worry about other things instead.”

The BCI North America Awards are one of seven regional held by the BCI and which culminate in the annual Global Awards held in November during the Institute’s annual conference in London, England. All winners in the BCI North America Awards are automatically entered into the Global Awards.

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