O.C. Tanner announced it was named the winner of a gold Stevie® Award for Great Employers in two categories: employee relations solution provider of the year and human resources executive of the year.

This marks the second consecutive year the company has been honored with a Stevie® Award for Great Employers.

This year, O.C. Tanner was recognized for its innovative approach to help thousands of companies improve workplace culture. Senior Vice President of People and Great Work Mindi Cox was awarded a Human Resources Executive of the Year Award for her efforts to improve O.C. Tanner's maternity leave policies, partner with a local nonprofit to educate and employ refugees in the U.S., and other employee wellbeing initiatives.

"It's an honor to be recognized—as an organization and as a professional—with a Stevie® Award," Cox said. "We work hard to provide a deep connection to purpose, not only for our clients and partners, but for our employees as well. I'm fortunate to be part of an organization that is deeply committed to its mission of helping employees thrive at work, starting with its own."

More than 550 nominations from organizations representing 21 nations were evaluated for this year's awards, which recognize the world's best employers and the human resources professionals, teams, achievements and HR-related products and suppliers who help to create and foster great workplaces.