Ceridian Wins Multiple American Business Awards for Product Innovation and Leadership

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May 11, 2017

Ceridian, a global human capital management technology company, announces that its Dayforce Onboarding platform has been honored with an American Business Award for Best New Product or Service of the Year. Ceridian also won three other awards in multiple categories, including Gold for Marketing Executive of the Year for Chief Marketing Officer Kristina Cleary. The ABAs also honored Lisa Sterling, Chief People Officer at Ceridian, in the Human Resources Executive of the Year category, and Ceridian’s People Team in the Human Resources Department of the Year category.

The ABA judges praised Dayforce Onboarding as a “very strong tool” that offers “a great approach to maximizing a new hire’s contribution on Day One.” They also cited Ceridian’s marketing leadership, people leadership and people teams for making bold changes to significantly increase employee engagement, for shifting the way Ceridian empowers and engages high performance through its employees, and for instilling an award-winning and enviable workplace culture.

“I’m very proud of our teams and what we’ve been able to achieve together," says Kristina Cleary, Chief Marketing Officer, Ceridian. “We are an award winning cloud-technology company and with our innovative employees, we help businesses with outdated and disconnected payroll and scheduling systems.”

“Making new employees feel welcome on their first day and immersing them in company culture is an increasingly strategic activity for our customers, and for Ceridian,” says Lisa Sterling, Chief People Officer, Ceridian. “It’s great to see Dayforce Onboarding being recognized for the way it helps organizations make inroads in this area, with its focus on the cultural integration and engagement of new hires, an important but often overlooked aspect of settling into a new job or role.”

This is the second year in a row that Ceridian has been recognized with ABA awards. In 2016, Ceridian was honored in the Most Innovative Company of the Year category and its Dayforce TeamRelate platform received Gold in the Best New Product or Service of the Year category for Collaboration/Social Networking Solutions.

About The American Business Awards

The American Business Awards are the nation’s premier business awards program. All organizations operating in the U.S.A. are eligible to submit nominations – public and private, for-profit and non-profit, large and small. ABA competitions receive more than 3,600 entries each year. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevie Awards recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at

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