Prestigious business award for Mannok
Mannok named as one of Ireland’s Best Managed Companies in premiere business awards programme
MANNOK were named as one of Ireland’s Best Managed Companies at a virtual awards ceremony which took place earlier this month.
The prestigious awards programme, led by Deloitte Ireland in association with Bank of Ireland, is renowned as the premier business management awards scheme across the island of Ireland and is part of the global Best Managed standard.
Mannok were recognized for the first time at this year’s awards, having demonstrated superior business performance, strong leadership, resilience, organizational excellence, and an entrepreneurial approach.
Ireland’s Best Managed Companies Awards programme promotes and recognizes excellence in Irish/Northern Irish-owned and managed companies and is the only awards scheme on the island of Ireland that considers a business’ performance from every perspective.
Entrants to the programme compete for the designation in a rigorous process that evaluates the calibre of their management abilities and practices in addition to their strategy, capability, innovation, culture, and financial performance.
Commenting on the award, Mannok chief executive officer Liam McCaffrey said: ‘We are very proud to be recognized as one of Ireland’s Best Managed Companies, particularly given the unprecedented challenges of Covid and Brexit over the last 18 months.
‘Our agility in dealing with such trials has undoubtedly contributed to our award success, and this is down to the excellence of our team of 830. With their resilience and innovative spirit, they continually demonstrate that our people are our greatest strength, and we are extremely thankful to every one of them.
‘Despite the uncertainty, we have continued to progress with our strategic development plans, investment, and innovation. Amid the pandemic, and with Brexit on the horizon, we undertook a rebrand…and invested millions in industry-leading technology to support our growth plans.
‘We have further developed our digitization and skills development programmes, extended our educational partnerships, and actively scaled up our environmental and biodiversity initiatives.
‘It is this dedication to growing a sustainable business for the benefit of our local region and communities, and the entrepreneurial ‘can do’ spirit ingrained in our very fibre, that has helped us achieve recognition among the very best.’
Now in its 13th year, the awards programme saw record entries from a range of sectors, with the list of winners representing 26 counties across the island of Ireland. Mannok were one of 25 companies to qualify for the first time this year, bringing the total number of businesses recognized as Ireland’s Best Managed Companies to 139.