Musgrave has been named Graduate Employer of the Year at the prestigious annual gradireland Graduate Recruitment Awards for 2021.
The food retail, wholesale, and foodservice company scooped a total of three accolades at this year’s Awards, including Graduate Employee of the Year, which was claimed by Musgrave Data Scientist, Max Darby.
“Having joined Musgrave as an Analytics intern in 2016 and progressing to the company’s Graduate Programme in 2018, I was thrilled to be appointed as a data scientist with the business in September of 2020," Darby commented.
"I am currently part of the Insight and Analytics team in our retail business unit, which is responsible for the SuperValu and Centra brands, totalling approximately 700 stores, across the Republic of Ireland," he said.
Musgrave also took home silver in the Best Graduate Training and Development Programme – Business/Management category.
Commenting on the awards, Matt O’Callaghan, CHRO, Musgrave said, “Being recognised as Graduate Employer of the Year is something everyone at Musgrave is extremely proud of."
"Our graduates form a core part of our business and are valued colleagues that make a significant contribution to Musgrave each and every year. They are the lifeblood of our company, and with exceptional talent like Max Darby, winner of Graduate Employee of the Year, the future of our business is in very safe hands,” he said.
According to Musgrave The purpose of the Graduate Programme is to attract new talent and develop them into future leaders of the business.
As part of the programme, Musgrave recruits graduates for careers in Buying/Trading, Finance, Marketing, Supply Chain, Insight & Innovation, IT and Operations.
The programme is two years in duration for all functions except Finance, which is three years.
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