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O.C. Tanner Named a Multiple Winner in the 2016 International Best in Biz Awards

Leading Employee Recognition Company Receives a Gold in the “Best Place to Work” Category and a Silver in the “Company of the Year – Large” Category

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (September 9, 2016) – O.C. Tanner, the world’s leading employee recognition company, has been named a multiple winner in the 2016 International Best in Biz Awards, receiving a gold in the “Best Place to Work” category and a silver in the “Company of the Year – Large” category.

O.C. Tanner has thousands of clients in over 150 countries, resulting in 35,000 people recognized daily and more than 12 million recognition moments annually. In helping organizations create exceptional work environments, the company also ensures that it is a great place to work for its own employees. O.C. Tanner strives to make its employees happy, from work anniversary gifts to bonuses for hourly employees to a care fund for employees in need and much more.

“At O.C. Tanner, we make a culture out of truly appreciating our employees, regardless of title or tenure. We know that happy employees perform their best, and we’re thrilled about the milestones we’ve hit recently because of their exceptional work,” said Dave Petersen, CEO of O.C. Tanner. “Receiving these awards recognizes and applauds these efforts, and we’re grateful to the Best in Biz Awards for this honor.”

More than 270 public and private companies hailing from all sectors of the global economy from more than 30 countries competed in Best in Biz Awards’ fourth annual International program. Best in Biz Awards 2016 International honors were once again presented in a range of categories, including Fastest-Growing Company of the Year, Most Innovative Company of the Year, Support Department of the Year, Most Innovative Product, Enterprise Product and Consumer Product of the Year.

Best in Biz Awards’ uniqueness stems, in part, from the composition of its judging panel. Only writers, journalists, and contributors to business, consumer, financial, trade and technology publications, as well as broadcast outlets and analyst firms, are invited to serve as judges each year. Structured this way, Best in Biz Awards is able to leverage the experience and expertise of an influential group of global opinion makers to determine award winners.

Winners in the 4th annual program were determined based on scoring from an international panel of judges from top-tier news, business, finance, and technology publications and media outlets from 15 countries and all continents. This year’s judging panel included writers and contributors to such publications as ARD (Germany), Australian (Australia), Bennett Business Connections (Canada), Computer Hoy (Spain), CTV (Canada), Gamers Intuition (United States), HT Mobile (Israel), IAA Magazine (United Arab Emirates), InBusiness (Cyprus and Greece), Irish Independent (Ireland), J Arnold & Associates (Canada), Khaleej Times (United Arab Emirates), PC Format (United Kingdom), PC Pro (United Kingdom), Radio Ngati Porou (New Zealand), Ventures Africa and (Nigeria), Vyapar (India) and Wirausaha & Keuangan (Indonesia).

For a full list of gold, silver and bronze winners in the 2016 International Best in Biz Awards, visit:

About O.C. Tanner
O.C. Tanner, number 61 on the 2016 FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For® list, helps organizations create great work environments by inspiring and appreciating great work. Thousands of clients globally use the company’s cloud-based technology, tools, awards and education services to engage talent, increase performance, drive goals and create experiences that fuel the human spirit. For more information visit

About Best in Biz Awards
Since 2011, Best in Biz Awards has been recognizing companies for their business success as judged by renowned members of the press and industry analysts. Best in Biz Awards honors are currently conferred in two separate programs: North America and International, and in more than 60 categories, including company, team, executive, product, and PR and media. Entries in the 6th annual Best in Biz Awards are currently being accepted from all companies based or operating in North America until the final deadline on September 16, 2016. For more information, visit:

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