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Reworked Announces 2022 Employee Experience Leader of the Year and IMPACT Award Honorees

The awards honor individuals and departments that exemplify the design and implementation of a superior employee experience strategy.

Reworked, the leading employee experience and digital workplace professionals community brought to you by Simpler Media Group (SMG), today announced the 2022 Employee Experience Leader of the Year and the full list of Reworked IMPACT Award recipients at the Digital Workplace Experience conference. The Reworked IMPACT Awards celebrate exceptional work in the fields of employee experience and the digital workplace. 

The most prestigious award is the Employee Experience Leader of the Year, which recognized Ann Marr, EVP, Global Human Resources at World Wide Technology (WWT). This award is presented to an individual who demonstrates excellence in evolving the overall employee experience, including workplace programs, management processes, technology and culture. 

Ann’s contribution and commitment to improving the employee experience helped to create a more positive and employee-centric workplace culture resulting in higher workforce productivity, job satisfaction and employee engagement. Judges were impressed with Ann’s commitment to fostering high-trust inclusive practices among global teams at WWT.

The finalists who received honorable mentions include Michelle Braden, Vice President, Global Talent Development at WEX Inc., and Mollie Smith, Executive Director of Child Care Answers. 

New to this year’s program are awards that recognize departments or teams. These awards include Employee Journey Innovation and Collaboration Excellence.

The 2022 honorees include:

  • Employee Journey Innovation: Mezmo
  • Collaboration Excellence: Comcast 
  • Collaboration Excellence: Dale Carnegie

Winners were chosen from qualified nominees who were required to be employee experience leaders or departments/teams that deployed superior employee experience initiatives or programs over the past year. Judging was completed by a panel of practitioners and editors, led by Reworked Editor-in-Chief Siobhan Fagan, with the winner and honorable mentions selected based on information provided through the nomination process.

All winners were honored through a virtual awards ceremony at Reworked’s Digital Workplace Experience conference on October 12- 13, 2022, which will be rebranded as the Reworked CONNECT conference for 2023. Learn more about the Reworked IMPACT awards.

About Reworked

Reworked is a popular native digital publication, produced by Simpler Media Group (SMG), with a mission to help leaders throughout all organizations manage workplace transitions. The publication caters to a global readership of employee experience, digital workplace, and leadership professionals, and is dedicated to covering the people, culture, technology, and infrastructure that make up our quickly evolving workplaces. Reworked is also the host of the Digital Workplace Experience Summit and Reworked IMPACT Awards.

Simpler Media Group (SMG) is a leading B2B technology publisher and a producer of high-impact research and events. What started as one publication (CMSWire) in 2003, transformed into a digital ecosystem with more than 7 million readers across North America and Europe. SMG is recognized for designing and conducting exemplary primary research, and producing compelling derivative works.