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June 5, 2018 | Palo Alto, California: MetricStream, the independent market leader in governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) solutions, recognized customers and partners at the GRC Journey Awards ceremony, held at the GRC Summit 2018, on June 5, at the Marriot Waterfront in Baltimore, MD. The awards are held each year to celebrate and honor business partners, individuals, and organizations that have demonstrated commitment to their GRC journeys by leveraging well-executed GRC programs to achieve superior business performance.

The GRC Summit 2018 brought together GRC thought leaders, domain experts, practitioners, and independent analysts to debate and explore strategies and solutions to today’s most pressing business challenges, including cyber threats, third-party risks, and business continuity management

The GRC Journey Awards were presented in five categories: GRC Program Excellence, GRC Visionary, GRC Practice Leader, GRC Journey and GRC Partner.

The GRC Program Excellence Award recognized MetricStream customers who have built a world-class integrated GRC program across the enterprise that is pervasive – from the board and C-suite, down to the front lines. The awardees in this category were: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, Fannie Mae, and Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago (FHLBC).

The GRC Visionary Award recognized individuals who have a passion for GRC and a strong vision for their organization’s GRC journey. They are the driving force behind their organization’s GRC program, and they champion the cause of GRC across the business and industry. The awardees in this category were: Adam Leishman, Senior Vice President, Director of Operational Risk, TCF Bank; Betty Pun, VP, Operational Risk Management and Control Progras, Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC); Kristopher Rossfeld, Senior Director and Assistant General Counsel, Privacy, Anti-Corruption and Antitrust Compliance, Western Digital (WD); and Sandra Laughlin, EVP, Chief Risk Officer & Corporate Compliance Officer, MidCountry Financial Corp.

The GRC Practice Leader Award recognized individuals who are working diligently to ensure that GRC programs and technologies are implemented effectively across the organization. Backed by a deep expertise in GRC, the leaders understand the organization’s GRC vision, and spearhead its implementation. The awardees in this category were: Federica Stoppa,  Global Sourcing Program Leader, DuPont; Michael Jordan, Program Manager, AgFirst Farm Credit Bank; Shelby Stinson, Senior Risk Analyst, Hancock Whitney Bank.

The GRC Journey Award recognized customers who have a well-planned and thoughtfully implemented GRC program. These companies have made exceptional progress along their GRC journey with a clear vision of integrated GRC, a high level of GRC maturity, and strong processes to adopt GRC across the enterprise. The awardees in this category were: BlackBerry, Johnson Controls International plc, Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC), and Torchmark Corporation.

The GRC Partner Award recognized MetricStream’s business partners who have provided exceptional service and GRC expertise to our customers. Partners demonstrate a deep commitment to GRC, and work closely with MetricStream to provide hands-on assistance to clients for successful implementations of GRC programs. The awardees in this category were: PwC, KPMG LLP, Sila and Deloitte.

“As a GRC leader, it is important for us to recognize the individuals, organizations, and business partners that are committed to preserving integrity, protecting reputations, and driving exceptional business performance through their GRC programs,” said Mikael Hagstroem, president and CEO of MetricStream. “Their exceptional dedication towards GRC is inspiring, and demonstrates that a well-executed GRC program can deliver significant business value to organizations.”

About MetricStream

MetricStream is the independent market leader in enterprise cloud applications for governance, risk, compliance (GRC), and quality management. MetricStream apps and software solutions improve business performance by strengthening risk management, corporate governance, regulatory compliance, audit management, vendor governance, and quality management for organizations across industries, including banking and financial services, health care, life sciences, energy and utilities, consumer brands, government, technology, and manufacturing. MetricStream is headquartered in Palo Alto, California, with an operations and GRC innovation center in Bengaluru, India, and sales and operations support in 12 other cities globally.(www.metricstream.com).

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