MetricStream GRC Summit Awards 2019


July 11, 2019 | Palo Alto, California: MetricStream, a market leader in Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) solutions, today announced the winners of the 2019 GRC Journey Awards. Each year, the awards celebrate and honor business partners, individuals, and customer organizations who make significant strides on their GRC journey towards strengthening business performance. This year, there were 17 award recipients.

The awards ceremony was held at the GRC Summit, hosted by MetricStream, on June 2-5 in Baltimore, Maryland. Over 450 GRC practitioners, business executives, government leaders, board members, and industry analysts attended the summit to discuss and debate strategies and solutions needed to build better governed, more risk-aware, and compliant organizations.

“Congratulations to all the winners of the GRC Journey Awards,” said Mikael Hagstroem, CEO of MetricStream. “It’s a true privilege to honor these exceptional organizations and professionals who, through their dedication to GRC, have demonstrated what it really means to ‘Perform with Integrity™’ and witness how that has manifested itself in their overall success, improved stakeholder confidence, and, above all, exceptional customer trust.”

Awards
  • GRC Program Excellence Awards
    Recognizes MetricStream customers who have built a world-class, pervasive GRC program that extends from the board and C-suite, down to the front lines

    Winners:
    Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC)
    AgFirst Farm Credit bank
  • GRC Journey Award
    Recognizes customers who have made exceptional progress along their GRC journey with a clear vision of integrated GRC, a high level of GRC maturity, and strong processes to adopt GRC across the enterprise

    Winners:
    Merck & Co., Inc.
    CNH Industrial
  • GRC Visionary Awards
    Recognizes individuals who have a passion for GRC and a strong vision for their organization’s GRC journey

    Winners:
    Duaine Styles, Senior Vice President and Chief Security Officer, Globe Life
    William Onuwa, Chief Audit Executive , Royal Bank of Canada (RBC)
  • Practice Leader Awards
    Recognizes individuals who are working diligently to ensure that GRC programs and technologies are implemented effectively across their organization

    Winners:
    Jacqueline Bukaluk, Chief Operating Officer- Internal Audit & Credit Review, Royal Bank of Canada (RBC)
    Joseph Okonek, GRC Program Administrator, Globe Life
    Greg Hagopian, Division Director - Quality Assurance & Enterprise Risk, BAYADA Home Healthcare
    Laura Jones, Integrated Risk Management, Floor & Decor
    Jen Jensen, Quality Audits - Corporate Information Technology, Johnson & Johnson
    Emily Boylan, Senior QA Manager, ICON plc
    Isabelle Daoust, Risk Manager, ICON plc
  • Partner Awards
    Recognizes MetricStream’s business partners who have provided exceptional services and GRC expertise to customers

    Winners:
    KPMG: Global Partner of the Year
    Capco: Distribution Partner of the Year


MetricStream GRC Summit Awards 2018, London


December 4, 2018 | London, UK: MetricStream, the world's largest independent provider of governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) apps and solutions, recognized customers and partners at the GRC Journey Awards ceremony, held at the GRC Summit 2018, on November 12, at the Royal Garden Hotel in London. The GRC Summit 2018, the largest gathering of GRC thought leaders, domain experts, practitioners, and independent analysts provides a platform to debate and explore strategies and solutions to today's most pressing business challenges, including Brexit, UK Senior Manager's Regime, and emerging disruptive technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI) and blockchain.

The awards are held each year to celebrate and honor business partners, individuals, and organizations that have demonstrated commitment to their GRC journeys by leveraging well-executed GRC programs to achieve superior business performance.



"With consumer trust and shareholder value becoming increasingly dependent on integrity, it is critical that we recognize the individuals, organizations, and business partners who stand as beacons in the digital economy," said Mikael Hagstroem, CEO of MetricStream. "Their exceptional dedication to Perform with Integrity is inspiring and demonstrates that organizations can derive exceptional impact and reputational value from their GRC programs."

The GRC Visionary Award recognizes individuals who have a passion for GRC and a strong vision for their organization's GRC journey. The awardees were: Gregory Smith, Head of Sourcing Vendor Solutions, Swiss Re; Mark Gibb, Head of Safety and Standards, dnata.

The GRC Practice Leader Award recognizes individuals who are working diligently to ensure that GRC programs and technologies are implemented effectively across the organization. The awardees were: Gautam Mitra, Head of Internal Audit, Fitch Ratings; Mark Koutsogiannis, Security Compliance and Engagement Manager - IT Security, Coles; Stephen Pritchard, Chief Risk Officer, Hargreaves Lansdown.

The GRC Journey Award recognizes customers who have made exceptional progress along their GRC journey with a clear vision of integrated GRC, a high level of GRC maturity, and strong processes to adopt GRC across the enterprise. The awardee was: Bank AlJazira.

The GRC Partner Award recognizes MetricStream's business partners who have provided exceptional service and GRC expertise to our customers. The awardees were: HCL for the M7 customer success story, Profile Software for the Emerging Partner award, Deloitte CEE and Infosys for Partner Center of Excellence award and KPMG for the Partner of the Year award.

The GRC Program Excellence Award recognizes MetricStream customers who have built a world-class integrated GRC program across the enterprise that is pervasive – from the board and C-suite, down to the front lines. The awardee was: Crédito Agrícola Portugal.



MetricStream GRC Summit Awards 2017


MetricStream, the independent market leader in Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) Apps and Solutions, today announced the winners of the GRC Journey Awards ceremony, held on the evening of June 6, 2017 at the Gaylord National Resort in National Harbor, MD. The annual awards ceremony celebrates and recognizes individuals, customers, and partners who are leading their organization's GRC Journey, championing GRC programs, and achieving superior business performance through GRC.

The awards ceremony was part of the MetricStream GRC Summit, held June 4-7, 2017. Based on the theme, "GRC for High Performers," the summit brought together GRC thought leaders and domain experts to debate and explore strategies and solutions to today's most dynamic business challenges, including cyber threats, third and fourth-party risk, corruption, and business continuity.

The GRC Journey Awards were presented in five categories, recognizing the achievements of various individuals and organizations. Presenting the awards were Susan Palm, SVP of GRC Solutions at MetricStream and Yo Delmar, VP of GRC Solutions at MetricStream.




"It is our privilege to celebrate individuals and organizations who are truly leading the way with world-class GRC programs," said Shellye Archambeau, CEO at MetricStream. She continued, "Their leadership, vision, and perseverance are inspiring, and their GRC journeys are a testament to the performance gains and growth that a well-executed GRC program can deliver. Congratulations to all of the winners."

Awards
  • GRC Program Excellence Awards
    The GRC Program Excellence Awards recognize MetricStream customers who have built a world-class integrated GRC program across the enterprise. These customers understand that for GRC to be truly effective, it needs to be pervasive - from the board and C-suite, down to the front lines.

    Winners:
    Assurant, Inc., Sterling National Bank, TCF Financial Corporation (NYSE: TCF)
  • GRC Journey Award
    The GRC Journey Awards recognize customers who have a well-planned and thoughtfully implemented GRC program. These companies have made exceptional progress along their GRC journey with a clear vision of integrated GRC, a high level of GRC maturity, and strong processes to adopt GRC across the enterprise.

    Winners:
    The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC), Fannie Mae, First Citizens Group, Kohl's Corporation, Raymond James Financial, Salesforce
  • GRC Visionary Awards
    The GRC Visionary Awards recognize individuals who have a passion for GRC and a strong vision for their organization's GRC journey. They are the driving force behind their organization's GRC program, and they champion the cause of GRC across the business. They are also renowned thought leaders in the industry.

    Winners:
    Knute Ohman, Vice President, GRC Program Manager, TCF Financial Corporation (NYSE: TCF)
    Dr. Ram Mohan Rao, President, Aurobindo Pharma
  • Practice Leader Awards
    The GRC Practice Leader Awards recognize individuals who are working hard to ensure that GRC programs and technologies are implemented effectively across the organization. Backed by a deep expertise in GRC, practice leaders understand the organization's GRC vision, and lead its implementation.

    Winners:
    Akhenaton Marcano, Assistant General Manager, Group Operational Risk & Controls, First Citizens Group
    Hema Lakshminarayanan, Director - GRC & Security Analytics, Verisign, Inc.
    Lady Michelle Valdez, Senior Manager, Enterprise Risk Management, SunPower Corporation
    Sadhana Deot, Director of Quality, Reliability, & Regulatory, Trimble, Inc.
    Scott Beers, Vice President, Operational Risk Management, Sterling National Bank
    Sean Davison, Information Security Analyst, Great-West Life & Annuity Insurance Company
    Sundeep Chahal, Head of Group Operational Risk Shared Services, Barclays
  • Partner Awards
    The GRC Partner Awards recognize MetricStream's business partners who have provided exceptional service and GRC expertise to our customers. Partners demonstrate a deep commitment to GRC, and work closely with MetricStream teams to provide hands-on assistance to clients, and to ensure that GRC implementations are successful.

    Winners:
    GRC Journey Partner Award for Global Center of Excellence - KPMG
    GRC Journey Partner Award for Customer Engagement - PricewaterhouseCoopers
    GRC Journey Emerging Partner Award - Estuate and Protiviti


MetricStream GRC Summit Awards 2016


MetricStream, a market leader in Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) apps and solutions, hosted its annual GRC Journey Awards ceremony at the MetricStream GRC Summit 2016, which was held on the evening of April 26, 2016 at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in Washington DC. The GRC Journey Awards recognize individuals, customers, and partners who are leading their organization's GRC Journey, championing GRC programs, and achieving superior business performance with GRC.

Presenting the awards were MetricStream CEO, Shellye Archambeau, and MetricStream Executive Chairman, Gunjan Sinha. A total of 17 awards were given to honor the efforts and achievements of MetricStream customers, individual customer stakeholders, and partners.


Awards
  • GRC Journey Award
    Enterprise Customer GRC Journey Award Winner:
    A leading multi-national banking and financial services company

    Mid-Market Customer GRC Journey Award Winners:
    CareSource, Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago, MarketAxess
  • GRC Visionary Award
    Winners:
    Joseph Monks, Chief Risk Officer, MarketAxess
    Juan Verastigui, Director CRO Business/Data Solutions, United Services Automobile Association (USAA)
    Michael Cover, Manager, Compliance Technology and Support, Blue Cross Blue Shield-Michigan
    Mohammed Adil Aziz, Assistant Vice President, Head of IS Governance and Risk, Riyad Bank
    Tom Harper, Executive Vice President / General Auditor, Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago
  • GRC Practice Leader Award
    Winners:
    Rajesh Puthanmodom,
    Manager of Operational Risk Management, Neuberger Berman
    Shari Breiten, Operational Risk Director, Principal Financial Group
  • Partner Award
    Winners:
    GRC Implementation Partner of the Year - Wipro
    GRC Innovation Partner of the Year - HCL Technologies Ltd.
    GRC Emerging Partner of the Year - VirtusaPolaris
  • GRC Customer & Partner Success Award
    Winners:
    Axiom Bank and FISTM
    USAA and KPMG


MetricStream GRC Journey Awards 2015


MetricStream hosted inaugural GRC Journey Awards program on May 12, 2015, at the GRC Summit this year.

MetricStream's GRC Journey Awards recognizes organizations and individuals who have embarked on a GRC journey with the goal of achieving superior business performance. A total of ten awards, broadly categorized into three groups, honored MetricStream partners, customer organizations, and individual customer stakeholders. The awards were presented to the live GRC Summit audience by Gunjan Sinha, Executive Chairman of MetricStream, and Shellye Archambeau, Chief Executive Officer of MetricStream.

The winners were selected by an independent awards committee, chaired by French Caldwell, Chief Evangelist at MetricStream. For more information about the Awards program please contact: customerengagement@metricstream.com


Awards