Musgrave has named the winners of its fourth annual Heroes awards, crowning Brian McGuirk, regional transport planning manager with Musgrave in Cork as the Overall Musgrave Superhero.
McGuirk also received the Customer Hero award for his 'outstanding contribution' at a recent gala dinner, that took place at the Powerscourt Hotel, Co Wicklow.
The Irish food retail, wholesale and food service company launched the awards in 2016 to 'honour its Overall Superhero and inspirational colleagues'.
The Heroes awards provide Musgrave employees across the business an opportunity to nominate a colleague whom they feel embodies and brings to life Musgrave’s values and culture in their everyday work, the group explained.
“At Musgrave, our people are key to our success and it’s important to recognise colleagues who consistently go the extra mile," said Noel Keeley, CEO of Musgrave.
"The Musgrave Heroes awards allow us to celebrate our dedicated, talented colleagues across a range of categories, whose commitment contributes to our ongoing success and ensures our continued growth.”
Hundreds of peer nominations were received from across the company, across six categories.
Candidates were selected by how they inspire their colleagues through their everyday actions and contribute positively towards making Musgrave a great place to work, the company said.
The Musgrave Hero Category Winners are:
Magical Thinking Brought to Life: Robert Gallagher, warehouse operations manager, Musgrave in Northern Ireland
Best Stretch Achievement: Sarah Faherty, payments specialist, Finance, Musgrave
Most Heroic Action: Christian Olari and Juan Carlos Goncalves, online team, Musgrave
Sustainability Champion: Carley Dennan, HR Manager, Musgrave
Customer Hero: Brian McGuirk, regional transport planning manager, Musgrave
Leading in the Community: Peter Slevin, IT program manager, Musgrave
Additionally, Musgrave employees were awarded prizes in five other categories , with colleagues honoured for exceptional contributions in sustainability and community categories.
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