GES Group receives award for Gold as one of Ireland’s Best Managed Companies 2021

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10th Sep 2021

GES Group receives award for Gold

GES Group has been named as one of Ireland’s Best Managed Companies. The awards programme is led by Deloitte Ireland, in association with Bank of Ireland. The company, which demonstrated superior business performance for the 5th consecutive year, was recognised at a virtual awards ceremony on Wednesday, 8 September.

25 companies have qualified for the first time this year. This year’s programme saw the highest number of new applicants in its thirteen-year history and culminated in a virtual symposium and awards ceremony this week. The winning companies represent 26 counties across the island of Ireland and come from a range of sectors. With this year’s new winners, there are now 139 companies that are recognised as Ireland’s Best Managed Companies. This network of companies has a combined turnover of €8.5 billion and employs a total of 40,000 people.

17 companies achieved Gold Standard at this year’s awards, having requalified for their fourth consecutive year and 12 companies were awarded Platinum Standard, requalifying for their seventh consecutive year.

Commenting on the award, David Moore, CEO, GES Group said: “It is my role as Chief Executive to drive vision and ambition with professional leadership throughout the entire company, with clarity of governance and compliance, and through the trust and ownership of my key management team. 

Being brought up in a business and engineering childhood, I quickly accepted and adapted the desire for training and development in a future career ahead. Ever more so today is Management and Leadership training a key driver of our competitiveness and success and it is important that that message travels wide across the whole company for continued development. I have witnessed substantial progress across the company that reinforce the investment that we have jointly participated, in professional development where individuals and their depts. perform better, and where all participants embrace challenges present by the ever-changing market and economy. There is no question that the vision, good leadership and management practices that we have fully embraced have a truly significant impact on our organisational performance, both now and for the future. Thanks to all the team for their hard work and well-earned success in gaining the prestigious Deloitte All-Ireland GOLD, Best Managed Companies Award ”.