MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 11, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Now, compliance & ethics professionals are a regular part of the business senior management structure and government regulators and enforcement leaders have come to recognize the value of compliance & ethics within organizations and institutions. This did not happen overnight or without help. Many individuals, organizations, and corporate leaders have helped to shape and guide the profession, and provide an example for the compliance and business communities.
"Building strong and effective compliance and ethics program is always a struggle, despite the tremendous progress the profession has made," said SCCE Vice President of Membership Development Adam Turteltaub. "It's important that we take time to recognize the individuals and organizations that have done exemplary work in moving the profession forward."
On Monday, October 5, 2015, during the Compliance & Ethics Institute, the Society of Corporate Compliance & Ethics (SCCE) will host the 11th Annual International Compliance & Ethics Awards Dinner and honor:
- The FCPA Blog is being recognized for its contribution to education in the field of compliance & ethics.
- UN Global Compact is being recognized for its promotion of compliance and ethics internationally.
- Kim Lansford, Chief Compliance Officer, Shriners Hospitals for Children, Tampa, Florida, is being honored for the example she sets as a role model for the compliance profession.
- Odell Guyton, Corporate Vice President Head of Global Compliance with Jabil, Co-Chair of the Society Corporate Compliance and Ethics, and former Compliance Director, Assistant General Counsel with Microsoft, is being recognized for the contributions he has made to the compliance & ethics profession.
- TAMKO Building Products, Inc., located in Joplin, Missouri, is receiving this award for the example the company sets as a role model for leadership support for compliance.
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About the SCCE
The Society of Corporate Compliance & Ethics (SCCE), established in 2004, is headquartered in Minneapolis, MN. SCCE is a non-profit professional member association that serves more than 5,000 compliance and ethics professionals globally. The association provides resources and training to compliance professionals and champions ethical practices and compliance standards. Visit the SCCE website at www.corporatecompliance.org.
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