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The shortlist is here for the Australian Fraud Awards, Aug 29th 2019

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The shortlist is here
for the Australian
Fraud Awards,
Aug 29th 2019

Sponsored by

The shortlist is here for
the Australian Fraud Awards,
Aug 29th 2019

All of the entries are in and we are delighted to announce the final shortlist decided (see below)

Providing both national and international recognition for those nominated, shortlisted and ultimately chosen by our independent panel of judges, the Australian Fraud Awards 2019, sponsored by Sensormatic, celebrates the best in our profession, to inspire others to do even better – the rising stars, the successful collaborations and the outstanding teams.

The Australian Fraud Awards is fast becoming the “Oscars” of the annual Risk Management calendar in Australia. 

We are indebted to our headline sponsors, Sensormatic, for their support and once again making this unique and eagerly anticipated celebration of excellence possible.

Celebrate your success at the Fraud Awards Gala Dinner

On 29th August in the stunning ballroom at Pier One Sydney Harbour, the Awards winners will be revealed at the Australian Fraud Awards Gala Dinner. There guests will enjoy a champagne reception, followed by an outstanding four course meal with champagne and fine wines, before the Awards themselves get underway.

The night is invariably full of drama and excitement as Awards are received, speeches made and photographs taken. After the winners have been announced there is further time to enjoy the company of fellow professionals over a glass of wine… or two!

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THE AUSTRALIAN FRAUD AWARDS SHORTLIST 2019

BEST NEWCOMER

This award recognizes the most exciting new business or solution to enter the retail risk and loss prevention arena, supplying any part of the risk and loss prevention industry. To qualify the solution or business must have launched within the last two years.

The shortlist

LOXXYS Tag – FoxGuard

PINLESS STplus – Retailers Advantage

Focused People Screening – Thruvision

Verify – Appriss Retail

Crime Intelligence Platform – Auror

MOST INNOVATIVE PHYSICAL SOLUTION

Here judges are looking for innovative approaches to an existing, tried and tested solution or genre. The solution can be from a vendor, an in-house retailer solution, or a guarding/security team.

The shortlist

Concept Tag – Jacloc

LOXXYS Tag – FoxGuard

InFuzion Super Tags – Sensormatic

Prescriptive Analytics Software – Profitect

People Screening – Thruvision

MOST INNOVATIVE ONLINE SOLUTION

Here judges are looking for innovative approaches to an existing, tried and tested solution or genre. The solution can either be from a vendor, or be an in-house retailer solution.

The shortlist

Shrink Management – Sensormatic

Managed Targeted Detection – CyberInt

Emailage

Eliminator – Ethoca

Forter

ReD Shield with Stream Analytics Engine – ACI Worldwide

Risk Ready – Innovise

VENDOR OF THE YEAR

The judges will be looking for a vendor who consistently goes over and above the role of ‘just’ being a supplier. The Vendor of The Year Award will acknowledge those vendors who form tangible and lasting partnerships with their retail clients.

The shortlist

ACI Worldwide

Emailage

Ethoca

Ultimate Security Australia

Forter

BEST COLLABORATIVE SOLUTION

At one end of the spectrum we have Crime Partnerships, through to Commercial Data Sharing Partnerships and even Partnerships with local Police forces. At the other, a few neighbourhood retailers working together to combat crime. What the judges are looking for here is real, tangible business benefits resulting from genuine collaboration along with a clear ROI and an invaluable service. This category is open to both retailers and vendors.

The shortlist

Managed Targeted Detection & Mitigation Platform – CyberInt

The Fraud & Loss Prevention Network – Accent Group & Sensormatic

Organised Retail Crime Program 
– Coles & Auror & NSW Police

A Multi-Layered Solution to Fight Fraud – Ethoca

RISING STAR AWARD

The judges are looking to recognise the success of an outstanding individual who has made a positive contribution to the bottom line performance and overall loss prevention landscape within their place of work. This winner does not need to be working full-time in risk management. They could be from another discipline, but really ‘get’ risk and have made a significant difference, either financially or culturally, within their place of work. This category is open to both retailers and vendors.

The shortlist

Ser Pin Sim – CW Retail

Talisha Esho – JD Sports

Terri Keevers – Accent Group

REGIONAL RISK MANAGER OF THE YEAR

Often the unsung heroes of the Risk Team, here the judges are looking to recognise outstanding Regional or Divisional Heads who not only provide their stores with genuine support and guidance in the fight against retail risk and fraud but also get the bigger company-wide aims and objectives. As such they bring genuine value and benefit to their stores as well as the wider network.

The shortlist

Craig Brown – Cotton On Group

Deborah Myers – JD Sports

Mike Sandig – Accent Group

Mo Nagi – Lovisa

PROFIT PROTECTION TEAM OF THE YEAR

This Award recognises the Profit Protection team that undertook the difficult technology role out that was delivered in record time, or that enthused a whole company to ‘think shrink’. This Award is a real pat on the back for the whole team – the name says it all.

The shortlist

Loss Prevention Team – Accent Group

Team Profit Protection – JD Sports

Retail Risk Team Australia (Loss Prevention) – Cotton On Group

Global Loss Prevention Team – Swarovski

FRAUD AWARDS WOMAN OF THE YEAR

The purpose of this Awards category is to encourage gender parity and female advancement.

The judges are looking for women working in Risk Management as a retailer, vendor, law enforcement officer or academic, who has achieved their success against all odds. These female trailblazers have broken glass ceilings, worked hard to remove barriers for other women and are disrupting established industry norms through innovation.

The shortlist

Dawn Martin – Cotton On Group

Elisa Browning – Cotton On Group

Nikki Street – Amazon

Tara Connolly – Just Group

Veronica Denner – APG & Co

Victoria Burge Thomas – Target Australia

GROUP RISK MANAGER OF THE YEAR

The judges are looking for outstanding contribution from one individual. That could be in the face of difficult trading conditions, or the implementing of challenging new strategies and technologies. The winner of this prestigious award will be recognised by his or her peers as being at the pinnacle of modern retail risk and a leader in their field.

The shortlist

Andrew Booth – Cotton on Group

Joshua Gatt – Forever New Clothing

Mark Boyd – JD Sports

Veronica Denner – APG & Co

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