PMI announces 2015 Professional Awards Winners



12 October 2015 – Philadelphia, PA and Orlando, FL, USA – Project Management Institute (PMI), the world’s largest association for project managers, has announced the recipients of its 2015 Professional Awards at its annual gala preceding PMI® Global Congress 2015—North America. Since 1974, the PMI Professional Awards Program has honored practitioners who achieve the highest standards of performance in project management and make a lasting impact in their field.

“Every year, PMI leads the project management profession in recognizing the industry’s most outstanding accomplishments,” said Mark A. Langley, president and CEO of PMI. “We commend all the recipients on their achievements, and take inspiration from their significant contributions to the profession.”

The 2015 PMI Professional Awards recipients are:

PMI Project of the Year Award

  • El Segundo Refinery Coke Drum Reliability Project (winner)
  • Oregon Transportation Investment Act III State Bridge Delivery Program (finalist)
  • River Corridor Base Scope Project (finalist)

PMI Community Advancement Through Project Management Award

  • Jessica Berrada, PMP
  • Dell PM4LIFE

PMI Fellow Award

  • Brian Hobbs, PMP
  • Eric S. Norman, PMP, PgMP

PMI Continuing Professional Education Product of the Year Award

  • IBM Innov8 PM

PMI Continuing Professional Education Provider of the Year Award

  • Hewlett-Packard

PMI Eric Jenett Project Management Excellence Award

  • Ginger Levin, DPA, PMP, PgMP, OPM3 Certified Professional
  • Michel Thiry, PhD, PMP, PMI Fellow

Distinguished Contribution Award         

  • Frank P. Saladis, PMP, PMI Fellow

James R. Snyder International Student Paper of the Year Award

  • Linda Agyapong

Donald S. Barrie Award

  • Ermal E. Hetemi

The Kerzner Award

  • Sarina Arcari, PMP

PMI Research Achievement Award

  • Ralf Müller, DBA, PMP, BI

Project Management Journal Paper of the Year Award

  • Bent Flyvbjerg, PhD, for paper titled “What You Should Know About Megaprojects and Why: An Overview”

PMI Award for Project Excellence

  • Mobitel Privet Limited (Asia Pacific Region)
  • Proyecto METAS, implemented by Education Development Center, Inc. (Latin America Region)
  • University Health Network (North America Region)

The Project Management Institute is the world’s leading not-for-profit professional membership association for the project, program and portfolio management profession.  Founded in 1969, PMI delivers value for more than 2.9 million professionals working in nearly every country in the world through global advocacy, collaboration, education and research. PMI advances careers, improves organizational success and further matures the profession of project management through its globally recognized standards, certifications, resources, tools academic research, publications, professional development courses, and networking opportunities. As part of the PMI family, Human Systems International (HSI) provides organizational assessment and benchmarking services to leading businesses and government, while ProjectManagement.com and ProjectsAtWork.com create online global communities that deliver more resources, better tools, larger networks and broader perspectives. Visit http://www.pmi.org/www.facebook.com/PMInstitute and on Twitter @PMInstitute.

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Source: Project Management Institute