Centra staff honoured at annual Pride of Centra awards
The fifth annual Pride of Centra Awards ceremony have taken place in the Cliff at Lyons in Co. Kildare, where outstanding Centra employees from stores all over Ireland were honoured for their passion and commitment shown in the workplace.
11 December 2018
52 employees were shortlisted in three categories at the recent Pride of Centra awards, with Nataliya Babyuk, store manager of Centra Curragh Camp, Co. Kildare, named as the overall Pride of Centra Award Winner 2018.
Nataliya was selected as winner from three category winners; Employee Award, Department Manager Award and Store Manager Award.
Commenting on the Pride of Centra Awards, Luke Hanlon, Human Resources Director of Centra, said the awards were established to recognise and celebrate the individuals who live by the Centra brand values in their work. “Centra stores operate in the heart of communities across the country,” Hanlon said, “and these awards not only provide the opportunity to showcase the amazing work that Centra staff do every day within the store, but also highlight the remarkable and selfless work they do within their local communities.
“Customers tell us time and time again that the number one driver of shoppers to Centra is our staff and we are proud and grateful for their dedication, commitment and passion for our brand,” he said.
Winners on the day included:
- Pride of Centra Overall Winner and Store Manager category winner: Nataliya Babyuk from Centra Curragh Camp, Co. Kildare
- Pride of Centra Department Manager Award: Noreen Hourigan, Centra Foynes, Co. Limerick
- Pride of Centra Employee Award: Suzanne Malone, Centra Raheen, Co. Limerick
The 52 finalists represented 19 counties; Dublin, Cork, Sligo, Waterford, Wexford, Donegal, Galway, Clare, Cavan, Leitrim, Limerick, Mayo, Laois, Tipperary, Kildare, Kilkenny, Kerry, Carlow and Offaly. All shortlisted candidates were recognised for their ongoing commitment to their work with community initiatives, charity organisations, customer service and engaging activities in-store.