Data#3 named overall winner in employer of choice award

Data#3, a leading Australian business technology solutions company, is delighted to announce that it has been named Australia’s Best Company in the 2016 Employer of Choice Awards for the Human Resources Director (HRD) Magazine. The award recognises companies that were rated by their employees across several different aspects of satisfaction.

Data#3 won the gold medal in the large category (500+ employees) and were followed by MYOB who received silver, and Johnson & Johnson who received bronze.

Data#3’s Chief Executive Officer, Laurence Baynham, commented, “This award is great recognition of the efforts of many people across the Data#3 group, and in particular our HR team. Our continued focus and investment in HR programs and community initiatives assist in making Data#3 a great place to work, and aligns tightly with our strategic goals.”


Nick Griffin, General Manager, Customer Development Northern, McMillian Shakespeare – sponsors, presenting the gold medal award for the 2016 HRD employer of choice to Data#3’s Tash Macknish, OD&HR and Laurence Baynham, CEO.


Baynham continued, “I’m extremely proud to receive this award on behalf of the Data#3 team. To compete against world-leading companies across a mix of industries and to take home gold, is a fantastic achievement!”

Data#3’s National Manager of Organisational Development & HR, Tash Macknish, commented, “We are thrilled to receive this award. Our people and industry contacts obviously feel that we are doing a good job living up to the high standards that we set ourselves. To have this achievement recognised in a forum such as this is outstanding. We pride ourselves on living our values and keeping our key stakeholders at the forefront of all our business decisions, which is instrumental in building this culture.”

Data#3’s culture is built on five core values; Honesty, Excellence, Agility, Respect and Teamwork (HEART). These values are integral to the way Data#3 works internally and externally with their customers. Research findings show that companies that invest in their people and in corporate social responsibility, have better and sustained financial performance.

“Our people shape our business, we are always seeking feedback and striving to improve,” concluded Macknish.

The Employer of Choice survey is conducted annually and the findings published in the Human Resources Director Magazine’s May issue.

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