ProShare Awards

ProShare 2021 Award Winners

ProShare Annual Awards 2020

Congratulations to all of our winners

Best Employee Share Plan Outcome Following a Major Corporate Change

  • Rolls-Royce Holdings Plc

Best International Share Plan

  • Danone S.A.

Best New Share Plan

  • Ocado Group plc

Most Effective Communication of an Employee Share Plan: 501 – 5,000 Employees

  • St. Modwen Properties PLC

Most Effective Communication of an Employee Share Plan: 5,001 – 50,000 Employees

  • William Hill Plc
  • The Sage Group plc - Commended

Most Effective Communication of an Employee Share Plan: 50,000+ Employees

  • BT
  • M&S - Commended

Best Overall Performance in Fostering Employee Share Ownership: 501 – 5,000 Employees

Joint winners:
  • Apache Corporation
  • Croda International Plc

Best Overall Performance in Fostering Employee Share Ownership:5,001 – 50,000 Employees

  • Sky

Best Overall Performance in Fostering Employee Share Ownership: 50,000+ Employees

  • BAE Systems

Award for Services to Employee Share Ownership

  • Louise Drake

Awards Judges

Chris Mowatt

Chris Mowatt

Chris is a seasoned share plan professional, having been in the industry for over 20 years. In that time, he has worked in various roles at Sedgwick, Mercer, Mourant, HBOS, Morgan Stanley and most recently Barclays. He is also a member of the GEO Board and the ProShare Advisory Panel.

In his 9 years as a Director at Barclays, he oversaw the set up and subsequent growth of the GS&RS business, providing share plan administration to over 45 corporate clients, including 5 in the FTSE100. Following the successful sale of the Barclays business to Shareworks by Morgan Stanley in December 2020 , Chris is currently enjoying some time out as he searches for his next challenge.

Janet Cooper OBE

Janet Cooper OBE

Janet has over 30 years’ experience of advising on global executive and employee share plans, first developing and leading the employee incentives team at Linklaters, where she was a partner for over 20 years, and then co-founded specialist law firm, Tapestry, the ownership of which was transferred to an EOT for the employees and she left at the end of 2020. Janet was involved in founding ProShare 30 years ago and is on ProShare’s Advisory Panel. Janet is Deputy Chair of RNLI (Lifeboats) and Vice Chair of Roehampton University.

Jeremy Mindell

Jeremy Mindell

Jeremy is a Director of Primondell Ltd, a consultancy company specialising in taxation, share scheme advice, reward, and lecturing. He is also a member of the ProShare Advisory Panel Previous to this, Jeremy worked for Henderson for 9 years, leading the Share Schemes team for part of this time, and before that, spent 16 years specialising in tax at three of the “Big Four” accountancy firms.

Away from work, Jeremy likes cricket history, skiing, tennis and gardening. He gives lectures on history which helps keep his presentation skills fresh.