Steven Antoine, Chief Security Officer (CSO) at Yum! Brands, Inc. and a Security Editorial Advisory Board member received the Leadership Award for the 2020 Critical Event Management Impact Awards, put on by critical event management software company Everbridge Inc. 

For the fourth consecutive year, the global program recognizes unique, innovative and inspiring use of the Everbridge Platform for life safety, global security and business continuity. Recipients range from global retail and consumer businesses, to state and local government agencies, universities, regional airports and healthcare organizations.

As CSO for Yum! Brands, Inc.a global restaurant company with over 50,000 KFC, Pizza Hut, Taco Bell and The Habit Burger Grill restaurants and more than 1.5 million employees in more than 150 countries and territories - Antoine is responsible for leading Yum! Brands’ life safety, duty of care, executive protection, employee travel and physical security strategies globally. He helps to educate, advise and support franchisee owners and operators to improve their capabilities in an everchanging marketplace. Antoine works with the Company’s businesses around the globe to leverage a culture of trust and safety to strengthen resilience, reduce risk and expand business, franchise and supplier opportunities. 

Congratulations Steve!

A complete list of 2020 winners for this year’s Impact Awards includes:

Individual Honorees

Leadership Award
Steven Antoine
Chief Security Officer
Yum! Brands, Inc.

Leading the Response to COVID-19
Leigh Ann Moffett
Director of Emergency Management
Southern Methodist University

Best Example of Adopting Technology
Tyler Swearingen
Emergency Preparedness Specialist
Dominion Energy

Best Example of Extending the Reach of Critical Event Notifications
Jennifer Jesty
Emergency Management Coordinator
Union of Nova Scotia Mi’kmaq

Best Example of Using Technology to Combat COVID-19
Jason Dempsey
Emergency Services Administrator
City of Costa Mesa, CA

Organizational Honorees

Innovation and Cost-Savings at the State Level
California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES)

City Resilience During Concurrent Critical Events
City of New Orleans

Going “Above and Beyond” Award
Rackspace Technology

Product Expert Award
Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport GIS Team

Best Example of Making an Impact on Business
Customers Bancorp
Corporate Security Group

Best Example of Making an Impact on People
Beaumont Health Senior Services

Best Example of Saving Critical Time
Edmonton International Airport

Operational Resilience Award
The Walt Disney Company
Global Crisis Management & Global Security

Best Critical Event Management Team
GSC and HT Business Continuity and Incident Management Team

Best Overall Response to COVID-19
Dentsu International

The CEM Automation Award
Federal Express

The CEM Communication Award
Saskatchewan Royal Canadian Mounted Police