CDE receives gold standard accolade at Deloitte Best Managed Companies Awards
- 15 March 2012
- Company & Industry News
CDE has been named as one of
The Deloitte Best Managed Companies Awards Programme, in association with Irish Life Corporate Business, recognises indigenous Irish companies across the
This is the fourth year of the awards programme. Those companies that have been recognised as a Best Managed Company in all four years were awarded with a special ‘gold standard’ accolade. In total 16 companies achieved this success this year.
Commenting on the award, Brendan McGurgan, Managing Director, CDE said: “We are delighted to receive the award for the fourth year running and to be recognised as one of
Brendan Jennings, Managing Partner, Deloitte and judging panel member commented: “Huge congratulations must go to all the winners of this year’s programme. The judging panel were extremely impressed with the innovative strategies that are being adopted by Irish management teams. From diversification strategies to a particular focus on foreign expansion and overseas markets, Irish companies are exploiting new and exciting opportunities to ensure growth in their companies.”
“What’s more, it is really encouraging that after four years of the programme, we are now seeing a strong network of Best Managed Companies emerge. The contacts and relationships that are formed as a result of the networking opportunities that the programme facilitates have proved extremely valuable, and is a real added benefit of taking part in the programme.”
An independent judging panel, chaired by Liam O’Mahony, measured company performance by looking at a broad range of criteria including strategy, capability, commitment, financials and management performance across all key functions of the business.
David Harney, CEO, Irish Life Corporate Business, and fellow judging panel member said: “
The Deloitte Best Managed Companies Awards Programme is open to companies from all 32 counties on the
The ’Best Managed’ designation is an important marketing tool for the winning companies – but, perhaps most importantly, the award provides a reason to celebrate the efforts of the entire company.