Waterford scoops top award at Musgrave MarketPlace Region of the Year Awards

Musgrave MarketPlace Waterford was named ‘Region of the Year’ for the second year running at the sixth annual Musgrave MarketPlace Region of the Year Awards. The event took place on Friday, 9th March at the Galmont Hotel & Spa, Lough Atalia Rd, Co. Galway.

The annual awards acknowledge the excellent team effort that goes in to the running of Musgrave MarketPlace stores around the country as well as awarding individuals who have made exemplary contributions to the business.

This year’s event saw 16 award categories in total with 170 Musgrave Wholesale Partners colleagues in attendance. The Waterford branch received the top award due to its continued remarkable sales performance, QA audits, mystery shopper scores and employee engagement results over the course of 2017.

Commenting on this highly commended industry accolade, General Manager of the Waterford branch Brian Jacob said: “This is a truly tremendous achievement for all of us here at Musgrave MarketPlace Waterford and we are honoured to be recognised as Region of the Year for two years in a row! Our team is committed, hardworking and focused on the common goal of driving sales and wholesale excellence. I wish to thank each and every one of our staff for their dedication and passion in providing a first-class customer experience.”

Also speaking about the Region of the Year Awards, Paul Kerrigan, MarketPlace Director at Musgrave MarketPlace said: “I would like to congratulate Brian and his hardworking team at Waterford, as well as all our winners across the country on their achievements. The Region of the Year awards are a great way to celebrate a strong year as well as the teams and individuals that work so hard towards our goal of leading the future of food wholesaling and convenience retailing.” 

Other awards announced on the night recognised best employee initiatives for improving efficiency in the workplace, best customer service champion as voted for by Musgrave MarketPlace customers, and best central support and commercial colleagues.

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