The 2019 Grocery Management Awards is here!

The 2019 Grocery Management Awards take place on May 22 at the Citywest Hotel in Dublin
The 2019 Grocery Management Awards take place on 22 May at the Citywest Hotel in Dublin

The stage is set, the nominations are in and the adjudication is complete, and that can mean only one thing: the 2019 Grocery Management Awards are here!

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21 May 2019 | 0

Tonight’s the night! Ireland’s grocery and convenience industry will gather at Dublin’s Citywest Hotel this evening for the annual Grocery Management Awards 2019, honouring exdcellence in the industry across a range of roles and categories.

The ShelfLife Grocery Management Awards is the only management awards scheme devoted exclusively to recognising the best managers in all sectors of the Irish grocery retail sector. It’s also a terrific social occasion for friends and colleagues in the industry.

Tickets are still available for this wonderful event. For inquiries, contact client manager Mark Morgan by email on markmorgan@mediateam.ie or by telephone on 01 294 7767. 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 full list of awards, sponsors and nominees are below, and along with ShelfLife publisher John McDonald, editor Gillian Hamill and MC Shay Byrne, we look forward to welcoming all guests, nominees and winners!

 

CASH & CARRY MANAGER OF THE YEAR sponsored by BANK OF IRELAND

Patrick Farrell, Cox’s Cash & Carry/Stonehouse, Newbridge, Co. Kildare

Anthony Nolan, Musgrave MarketPlace, Sallynoggin, Co. Dublin

Ann Reilly, Value Centre, Cavan

Martin Loughran, Value Centre, Clonmel, Co. Tipperary

Tom Ryan, Value Centre, Kilkenny

 

LARGE C-STORE OF THE YEAR, sponsored by REACH RETAIL SERVICES

Grzegorz Kuderski, Herlihy’s Centra, Millstreet, Co. Cork

Kieran O’Shea, Gala Blennnerville, Tralee, Co. Kerry

Thomas Cashin, Noone’s Centra, Annacotty, Co. Limerick

James Dobbs, Cullen’s Gala, Adamstown, Co. Wexford

Donnie Christian, Londis DCU, Glasnevin, Dublin 9

Majella Hennessy, Gala Kilmeaden, Co. Waterford

Mandy McGuire, Gala Mounthawk, Tralee, Co. Kerry

 

MEDIUM C-STORE OF THE YEAR, sponsored by VALEO FOODS

Dean Hand, Daybreak, Clerihan, Co. Tipperary

Ciaran O’Brien, SPAR Ardee, Co. Louth

Lisa Kenny, Daybreak Drumgoold, Co. Wexford

Dewald Groenwald, Londis Sandyford Beacon, Dublin 18

David Moore, Londis Sandyford Kram, Dublin 18

Simon McCarty, Londis Fonthill Industrial Estate, Dublin 22

Krish Martin, Centra Kilmoon Cross, Ashbourne, Co. Meath

Colm Beattie, MACE Sandymount, Dublin 4

 

SMALL C-STORE OF THE YEAR, sponsored by THE SUNDAY BUSINESS POST

Ian Leahy, Herlihy’s Centra Grand Parade, Cork City

Abdullah Saghir, Londis Grafton Street, Dublin 2

Fergal Mangan, Daybreak, Claremorris, Co. Mayo

Imran Isfaq, Londis Lower O’Connell Street, Dublin 1

Ciaran Conway, Merrin’s Gala, Naas, Co. Kildare

Stephanie O’Keefe, Herlihy’s Centra, Oliver Plunkett Street, Cork

Baysa Nyamtseren, Londis St. James Hospital, Dublin 7

 

CUSTOMER SERVICE MANAGER OF THE YEAR, sponsored by EXCEL RECRUITMENT

Fiona Murphy, Pettitt’s SuperValu St. Aidan’s, Co. Wexford

Rachel Stritch, SuperValu Sundrive, Kimmage, Dublin 12

Joyce Kinsella, Pettitt’s SuperValu, Arklow, Co. Wicklow

Julie Touchard Dunne, Pettitt’s SuperValu, Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford

Ger Mullahy, Casey’s Londis, Dock Road, Co. Limerick

Lisa Rafferty, Smith’s SuperValu, Kinsale, Co. Cork

Lesley Wilson, Pettitt’s SuperValu Gorey, Co. Wexford

Emer Byrne, SuperValu/MOPI, SuperValu Sutton, Dublin 13

 

SMALL DELICATESSEN/FOOD-TO-GO MANAGER OF THE YEAR, sponsored by ALLIED POINT OF SALE

Madhvee Goolijar, Griffin’s Londis, Westmoreland Street, Dublin 1

Tatiana Samolia, Griffin’s Londis, Nassau Street, Dublin 2

Alina Aleksejeva, Griffin’s Londis, Parkwest, Dublin 12

Daniella Cosmino, Griffin’s Londis, Fonthill, Dublin 22

Aedín Gibbons, XL Salthill, Galway

Margaret McKenna, Lynch’s Gala, Killydoon, Co. Cavan

Helen Taylor, Daybreak Dungarvan, Co. Waterford

Eoin Crosbie, Daybreak Rustic Castlerea, Co. Roscommon

Patricia O’Donnell, Daybreak Cahir, Co. Tipperary

Teresa Walsh, Gala McCurtain Street, Cork City

Melinda Papai, Griffin’s Londis, Sandyford, Dublin 18

 

LARGE DELICATESSEN/FOOD-TO-GO MANAGER OF THE YEAR, sponsored by ALLIED POINT OF SALE

Fiona O’Brien, SPAR Ardee, Co. Louth

Kathleen Dalton, Centra, Central Park, Leopardstown, Dublin 18

Denise Cummins, Herlihy’s Centra Fermoy, Co. Cork

David Neville, SuperValu Knocklyon, Co. Cork

Claire Lynam, SuperValu Castletroy, Co. Limerick

Lorraine Molloy, Pettitt’s SuperValu Arklow, Co. Wicklow

Ernesta Juozapaviciene, Pettitt’s SuperValu, Gorey, Co. Wexford

Jenna Downes, SuperValu Finglas, Dublin 11

Zlata  Vacova, Herlihys Centra, Grand Parade Cork City

 

SMALL FORECOURT STORE MANAGER OF THE YEAR, sponsored by SEATTLE’S BEST COFFEE

Kevin O’Donnell, Gala Glenties, Co. Donegal

Jerry Brady, King’s Gala Ashbourne, Co. Meath

Matthew Monaghan, XL Salthill, Galway

David Jacob, King’s Gala, Gorey, Co. Wexford

Sean Keegan, Centra Merrion Gate, Dublin 4

Ela Oczachowska, Bracken’s Gala, Portlaoise, Co. Laois

Nicola Tyrell, Gala Straffan, Co. Kildare

Martin Lambe, Mannion’s MACE, Tuam, Co. Galway

 

LARGE FORECOURT STORE MANAGER OF THE YEAR, sponsored by SEATTLE’S BEST COFFEE

Brian Joyce, SPAR, The Galway Plaza, Athenry, Co. Galway

Colm Mulrooney, SPAR, Barack Obama Plaza, Moneygall, Co. Offaly

Kevin Forde, Daybreak Dungarvan, Co. Waterford

Ger Kelly, MACE Cloughanover, Headford, Co. Galway

Martina Menton, Londis KCR, Dublin 6W

Trevor Kearns, Campus SPAR Express, East Wall, Dublin 3

 

FRUIT AND VEG MANAGER OF THE YEAR, sponsored by SHELFLIFE.IE

Dusan Zapletal, SuperValu Blackrock, Co Dublin

Nafiz Akbulut, Smith’s SuperValu, Kinsale, Co. Cork

Ciara Owley, Pettitt’s SuperValu, Gorey, Co. Wexford

Tomas Jureviciue, SuperValu, Kimmage, Dublin 12

 

HR MANAGER OF THE YEAR, sponsored by EXCEL RECRUITMENT

Stephen Kenny, SuperValu Sutton, Dublin 13

Carley Dennan, SuperValu Blackrock, Co. Dublin

Jessica Maher, SuperValu Lucan, Co. Dublin

Nicola Deere, SuperValu Castletroy, Co. Limerick

Christine Dinneen, Smith’s SuperValu Kinsale, Co. Cork

 

IN-STORE BAKERY OF THE YEAR, sponsored by EXCEL RECRUITMENT

Gary Swanton, SuperValu Lucan, Co. Dublin

Declan Dempsey, Pettitt’s SuperValu St. Aidan’s, Co. Wexford

Jayson Plazo, Griffin’s Londis, Grafton Street, Dublin 2

Valerie Mooney, SuperValu Knocklyon, Dublin 16

Bernadette O’Callaghan, Herlihy’s Centra, Fermoy, Co. Cork

Christina Keating, King’s Gala Kiltale, Co. Meath

 

C- Store Off-Licence Manager of the Year sponsored by Gilbeys

Paul Coleman, Londis KCR, Dublin 6W

Karen Bentley, Donohoe’s SuperValu, Co. Leitrim

Paul Casey, Daybreak Dungarvan, Co. Waterford

 

Supermarket Off-Licence Manager of the Year sponsored by Gilbeys

Peter Hamilton, Pettitt’s SuperValu St. Aidan’s, Co. Wexford

Gareth Hamilton, SuperValu, Charlesland, Greystones, Co. Wicklow

Ben Murphy, Pettitt’s SuperValu Arklow, Co. Wicklow

Robert Mooney, SuperValu, Sutton Cross, Dublin 13

Niall Murphy, SuperValu, Rathgar, Dublin 6

Alan Kenny, SuperValu, Bunclody, Co. Wexford

Daniel Byrne, Pettitt’s SuperValu Gorey, Co. Wexford

Mary Murphy, Pettitt’s SuperValu Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford

 

Protein/Provision Manager of the Year sponsored by EIQA

Terry Walker, Pettitt’s SuperValu, Gorey, Co. Wicklow

TJ Wrafter, SuperValu Parkside, Portlaoise, Co. Laois

Stephen Owens, Pettitt’s SuperValu, Arklow, Co. Wicklow

Dominic Kelleher, Herlihy’s Centra, Fermoy, Co. Cork

Marc Ryan, Pettitt’s SuperValu, Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford

Jason McDonagh, SuperValu/MOPI, Lucan, Co. Dublin

 

Provincial Store of the Year sponsored by Bank of Ireland

Alan O’Donnell, Daybreak, Cahir, Co. Tipperary

Marcin Rokosz, Brosnan’s Centra, Schull, Co. Cork

Simon Champ, Herlihy’s Centra, Fermoy, Co. Cork

James Conway, O’Sullivan’s Centra, Innishannon, Co. Cork

Luke Flood, Herlihy’s Centra, Bishopstown, Co. Cork

Fiona Reilly, Donohue’s Centra, Belturbet, Co. Cavan

Michael McGovern, Donohue’s SuperValu, Ballinmore, Co. Leitrim

David O’Reilly, O’Reilly’s SuperValu, Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford

 

Supermarket Manager of the Year sponsored by Valeo Foods

Eileen Armstrong, Marks & Spencer Frascati Shopping Centre, Blackrock, Co. Dublin

Pamela Maxwell, Tesco Express, Malahide, Co. Dublin

Eamon McCarthy, Ryan’s SuperValu, Kilmallock, Co. Limerick

Jason Carroll, SuperValu Northside, Co. Dublin

Tom Worrall, Dunnes Stores, St Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2

 

Superstore Manager of the Year sponsored by Food Surplus Management

Pat Halpin, Tesco, Bray, Co. Wicklow

Darren Dunphy, Dunnes Stores, Swords, Co. Dublin

Andrew Collie, Tesco, Ardkeen, Co. Waterford

Aidan Doyle, Pettitt’s SuperValu, Gorey, Co. Wexford

Ronan Doyle, Dunnes Stores, The Square, Tallaght, Dublin 24

David Howell, SuperValu, Swords Pavilions, Co. Dublin

 

Retail Team of the Year sponsored by Bank of Ireland

SuperValu, Kinsale, Co. Cork

Kings Gala, Ashbourne, Co. Meath

SuperValu/MOPI, Charlesland, Co. Wicklow

Daybreak, Dungarvan, Co. Waterford

SuperValu/MOPI, Sutton, Dublin 13

Brodericks SPAR, Croom, Co. Limerick

Centra Batterstown, Co. Meath

Pettitt’s SuperValu, Gorey, Co. Wexford

Marks & Spencer, Omni Park SC, Santry, Dublin 11

SuperValu/MOPI, Lucan, Co. Dublin

Griffin Group, Dublin

 

Brand Sales Team of the Year – Sponsored by Advantage Group

Gilbeys

Payzone

Bord na Mona

Unilever Ireland Ltd

Tayto Snacks

Heineken

Mondelez

Coca-Cola HBC Ireland

Aryzta Food Solutions

John Player

 

Brand Marketing Team of the Year – sponsored by BWG Foods

LR Suntory

Premier Lotteries Ireland

JTI/Logic.pro

Fulfil

An Post

Heineken

Coca-Cola HBC Ireland

Mondelez

Diageo

Mars

 

Retail Trading Team of Year – Sponsored by Shopper Intelligence

Dunnes Stores

Tesco Ireland

Musgrave

Lidl

BWG Foods

 

Field Marketing Team of the Year (i.e. – In-store merchandising, category management, in-store demos etc.) sponsored by Bank of Ireland

FMI

CPM

Crossell

eXPD8Ireland

Lite Group

 

 

 

 

 

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