Members of the 450 strong team of The Gleneagle Group gathered together in the INEC on Wednesday for the highly-anticipated Gleneagle Group Employee Awards.
The awards made a welcome return after a two-year absence due to the pandemic. Speaking at the ceremony Gleneagle Group CEO Patrick O’Donoghue said: “Our last Employee Awards took place back in February 2020, little did we know then what the next two years had in store. I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for all we achieved in this time, despite the many challenges our industry faced.”
The Gleneagle Group Employee Awards aim to appreciate and celebrate the hard work and dedication of the whole team with nominees chosen from across 2020 and 2021.
The top accolades of Employee of the Year were awarded to Pat Sheehan from The Gleneagle Hotel, Leopoldina Jancarova Nyvltova from The Maritime Hotel and Aaron McCann from The Gleneagle Group.
In The Gleneagle Hotel categories Serge Nimzuk won Manager of the Year, Chido Mukambi won Best New Starter, Nora Carroll won the Leadership Award, Neda Glavis won World’s Best Colleague and Con O’Connor won the Excellence in Customer Service Award. Tamir Ishmend, Teresa Collum and Rossana Guiao all received special recognition awards.
In The Maritime Hotel categories, Noel O’Donovan won Manager of the Year, Elvis Apenitis won Best New Starter, Zsuzsa Marjai won the Leadership Award, Roisin Daly won World’s Best Colleague and Pauline Murray won the Excellence in Customer Service Award. Alan Brooks, Philly Spillane and Krzysztof Chojna all received special recognition awards.
In The Gleneagle Group categories Orla Steinbeck won the Leadership Award and Clare Grimes won the Excellence in Customer Service Award. Fiona O’Connor, Sheena Cahill, Cariosa Fleming and the entire Call Centre team all received special recognition awards.