February 08, 2021

Two for two – Data#3’s Tash Macknish named as leader on HRD Global 100 for second year in a row

Leading Australian technology services and solutions provider, Data#3, is proud to announce that its Group Manager of Organisational Development (OD) and Human Resources (HR), Tash Macknish, has been named as a leader on the Human Resources Director Magazine (HRD) Global 100, for the second year running.

HRD described this year’s HR departments as integral strategic partners in helping companies to adapt to change as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Its annual Global 100 sought out only the best and brightest HR leaders from a mix of industries and sectors across six markets – the US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Asia-Pacific and the UK. This year’s winners were selected for their outstanding commitment to their companies and people over the past 12 months, demonstrating innovation in a constantly changing landscape.

“I’m honoured to receive this award and to be named alongside so many accomplished peers,” said Macknish. “Putting people first is woven into the fabric of all my actions and decisions. I am the voice of our people, who are core to Data#3, and I’m privileged to represent each and every one at executive and strategic level conversations. COVID-19 placed increasing reliance on the HR team, and I’m incredibly proud of my exceptional team and how we’ve handled this crisis.”

Data#3 Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, Laurence Baynham, commented, “Congratulations to Tash on achieving this well-deserved accolade. It’s no surprise to see her identified as a leader in her field. Data#3’s vision is to harness the power of people and technology for a better future and as such, our people are at the heart of everything we do. Data#3’s HR team, led by Tash, ensures that even in the most challenging of times our people at the forefront, balancing people needs with our business needs to deliver the best outcomes to our customers.”

Human Resources Director Magazine (HRD) is Australia’s only magazine written for and targeted purely at the most senior HR professionals and top corporate decision makers.