Shortlist announced for ShelfLife Grocery Management Awards 2015

Logo for 2015 ShelLife Grocery Management Awards. Awarding excellence in the grocery retail industry.

Brent Pope to MC this year's event on 10 September where the cream of the crop in Irish grocery management will be revealed



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19 August 2015

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The shortlisted candidates for this year’s ShelfLife Grocery Management Awards have been announced. The 2015 finalists will find out who has scooped the top accolades for grocery retail managers at an awards presentation and gala evening dinner held on Thursday, 10 September in the Royal Marine Hotel, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin.

ShelfLife is delighted to announce that rugby analyst Brent Pope will MC the prestigious awards ceremony. For tickets for this event, contact Ian Mulvaney by email on or telephone on 01 294 7766.

The Grocery Management Awards is the only management awards scheme devoted exclusively to recognising the best managers in all sectors of the Irish retail grocery sector. This is an opportunity to be there to congratulate the best managers in the business and to meet the decision makers from all aspects of the Irish retail industry.

The shortlisted finalists are as follows:

Delicatessen/Food to Go Manager of the Year 2015
• Carol O’Callaghan, Smiths Centra, Long Quay, Kinsale
• Rachel Cotter, Herlihys Centra, Grand Parade, Cork
• Heather Condon, Herlihys Centra, Oliver Plunkett Street, Cork
• Colm Allen, Costcutter, Phibsboro, Dublin
• Colette McNulty Brogan, Tuffys Service Station (Gala), Ballina, Mayo
• Marian McGarigle, Tobins Service Station (Spar/Topaz), Letterkenny, Donegal
• Emmanuel Maher, Cappinily Service Station (Topaz), Thurles, Tipperary
• Hayley Wasser, SuperValu, Lucan, Dublin
• Holly Byrne, Pettitts SuperValu, Gorey, Wexford

In-Store Bakery Manager of the Year 2015
• Shane Smith, Fallon & Byrne, Dublin
• Mark Ryan, SuperValu, James Street, Kilkenny
• Gareth Lougheed, SuperValu, Swords, Dublin

Off-Licence Manager of the Year 2015
Simon Champ, Herlihys Centra, Fermoy, Co. Cork

Piotr Tomczynski, SuperValu, Charlesland Shopping Centre, Greystones, Wicklow
Remi Ciutys, SuperValu, Swords, Dublin
Francis O’Leary, Conways Spar, Rathoath, Meath
Thomas Newman, O’Brien’s, Dalkey, Dublin
Phristim Coman, O’Briens, Celbridge, Kildare
Jason Fox, Holland Fine Wines (Next Door), Bray, Wicklow

Protein & Provisions Manager of the Year 2015
• Barry Flynn, SuperValu, Ballinamore, Co. Leitrim
• Declan Gilmore, SuperValu, Kilbarry, Waterford
• Damien Healy, Caulfields, SuperValu, Bandon, Cork
• Michael Collins, Dunnes Stores, Newbridge, Kildare

Fruit & Veg Manager of the Year 2015
• Micheal Keane, SuperValu, Swords, Dublin
• Ernesta Juozapaviciene, Petitts SuperValu, Gorey, Wexford
• Neil Clancy, SuperValu, Blackrock, Dublin
• Eileen Bergin, Caulfields SuperValu, Loughboy, Kilkenny
• Lyndsey Eccles, Dunnes Stores, North Earl Street, Dublin
• Erin O’Driscoll, Tesco, Portlaoise, Laois

News Department Manager of the Year 2015
• Katie O’Toole, Easons Balbriggin, Dublin
• Anne Reynolds, Kennedys Eurospar, Swinford, Mayo
• Claudette Kavanagh, Easons/Newsrail , Bridgewater Centre, Arklow, Wicklow
• Sylvia Quain, Smith’s Supervalu, Rivervillage Monksland, Athlone, Roscommon

Customer Service Manager of the Year 2015
• Amy Duke, Caulfields SuperValu, Merchants Quay, Cork
• Jacqui O’Connell, Caulfields SuperValu, Riverview Shopping Centra, Bandon, Cork
• Sharon Land, SuperValu, Knocklyon, Dublin
• Sandra Kiely, SuperValu, Swords, Dublin
• Maria Irwin, Junction 14 (Spar Express/Texaco), Monasterevin, Kildare

Supermarket 20,000 sq. ft. + Manager of the Year 2015
• Ian Lynam, SuperValu, Lucan, Dublin
• Lorcan O’Hanlon, SuperValu, Swords, Dublin
• Ken O’Toole, SuperValu, Knocklyon, Dublin
• Niall Brougham, SuperValu, Blackrock, Dublin
• Eamon Cancy, Caulfields SuperValu, The Hypercentre, Waterford
• Peggie Moore, Marks & Spencer, Dundrum, Dublin
• John Conway, Dunnes Stores, Newbridge, Kildare

Supermarket 10,000 – 20,000 sq. ft. Manager of the Year 2015
• Robert Ward, Kane & McCartney SuperValu, Killester, Dublin
• Dwayne Hunt, Smith SuperValu, Kinsale, Cork
• Trevor Kearns, Caseys SuperValu, Lusk, Dublin
• Aidan Doyle, Pettitts SuperValu, Gorey, Wexford
• Catherine Ronayne, Dunnes Stores, Longford
• Annie Dowling, Tesco , Naas, Kildare

C-Store 6,000 to 10,000 sq. ft. Manager of the Year 2015
• David Cussen, Keatings Londis, Cobh, Cork
• Brian Treanor, SuperValu, Grandard
• Kate Walsh, Herlihys Centra, Fermoy, Cork
• Sean O’Callaghan, Smiths Centra, Kinsale, Cork
• Mariusz Godlejewski, Mortons, Dublin

C-Store 2,000 to 6,000 sq. ft. Manager of the Year 2015
• Greg Kuderski, Herlihys Centra, West End, Millstreet, Cork
• Marie Walsh, Cronins Centra, Ballylickey, Cork
• Arsalan Akhter, Butt Retail Ltd T/A Mace Boyne Centre, Drogheda, Co. Louth
• Chris McVeigh, Casey Quickstop (Centra), Ballina, Mayo
• Aoife Cooke, Spar, Rathoath, Meath

C-Store 2,000 sq. ft. and under Manager of the Year 2015
• Brian Dorgan, Herlihys Centra, Grand Parade, Cork
• Stephanie O’Keeffe, Herlihys Centra, Oliver Plunkett St., Cork
• Monika Dunphy, Centra, Kinsale, Cork
• Patrick Farrell, Mace, Mountmellick, Co. Laois
• Mohammad Chishty, Londis, Westmoreland Street, Dublin
• Pat Towey, Toweys Spar Express/Topaz, Balaghaderreen, Mayo

Forecourt Manager of the Year 2015
• Dave Tyner, Centra, Innishannon, Cork
• Michael Kelly, Candys Gala/Top, Arklow, Wicklow
• Pat O’Neill, N4 (Mace) Service Station, Ballinalack, Westmeath
• Ger Coughlan, Spillanes Mace/Maxol, Ballincollig
• Gillian Coonon,Topaz Manor Stone, Junction 3, Laois
• Jurgita Dulkyte, Applegreen, Maynooth Road, Celbridge, Kildare
• Mantas Ambraziejus, Applegreen, Ballyclare, Antrim
• Keith Ennis, Applegreen, Coynes Cross, Wicklow
• Dave McClean, Applegreen, Lusk, Dublin
• Matthew Monaghan, XL/Texaco, Salthill, Galway

Best Team Performance 2015
• Fallon & Byrne, Dublin
• Centra, Belturbet, Cavan
• Centra, South Douglas Road, Cork
• Judges Daybreak/Top Filling Station, Ballina, Mayo
• Musgrave, MOPI
• Pettitts SuperValu, Athy, Kildare
• Caseys SuperValu, Lusk, Dublin
• SuperValu, Blackrock, Dublin

Cash & Carry Manager of the Year 2015
• Martin Loughrane, Value Centre, Clonmel, Tipperary
• Kieran Barron, Value Centre, Letterkenny, Donegal
• Jonathon Aylward, Value Centre, Little Island, Cork
• Tony Nolan, Musgrave Marketplace, Tuam Road, Galway
• Keith Lane, Value Centre, Drogheda, Co. Louth

Supplier Brand Sales Team 2015
• Cuisine de France
• Glanbia
• Largo Foods
• National Lottery
• Britvic Ireland

Field Marketing Team of the Year 2015
• LR Suntory (Lucozade)
• Cuisine de France
• EM News



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