The fourth annual Pride of Centra Awards ceremony took place in the Cliff at Lyons in Co. Kildare recently where Centra employees from across the country were honoured for the passion and commitment shown in the workplace in 2017.

There was two representatives from Donegal who were shortlisted for the awards; Joe Joyce from Centra Clonmany (pictured) was nominated in the Outstanding Contribution category and Hannah Gibbons of Centra Buncrana was nominated in the Employee Award category.

Pride of Centra Awards.
Joe Joyce, Finalist, Centra Clonmany.
Iain White - Fennell Photography.

The Pride of Centra Awards were established to acknowledge staff who demonstrate passion and enthusiasm in cementing Centra as the number one convenience retailer at the heart of communities across the country. With 11,000 Centra employees across the country, it is a significant achievement to be nominated as a finalist of the Pride of Centra awards.

Commenting on the Pride of Centra Awards, Des O’Mahony, Interim Marketing Director of Centra, said; “These awards were established to recognise and honour the outstanding representatives who consistently embody the Centra brand values each and every day. The Pride of Centra Awards 2017 showcase the exemplary work undertaken by Centra staff members, who go above and beyond to ensure outstanding customer service. Our staff are at the heart of everything we do, and most importantly they are firmly cemented in each of their local communities where they make positive impact through their work.”

54 finalists attended on the day and represented 17 counties; Dublin, Cork, Sligo, Waterford, Wicklow, Donegal, Galway, Clare, Cavan, Limerick, Mayo, Tipperary, Kilkenny, Kerry, Carlow and Wexford. All shortlisted candidates were recognised for their ongoing commitment to their work with community initiatives, exceptional customer service and engaging activities in-store.

 

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