AWARD WINNERS: Pictured are the winners at The Gleneagle Group Employee Awards 2020. Photo: Don MacMonagle

 

Staff members from right across The Gleneagle Group gathered together in the INEC on Wednesday for the annual employee awards.

 

With over 500 employees, the annual awards aim to appreciate and celebrate the hard work and dedication of the whole team.

 

“It has been an incredibly busy year across the group and I would like to take this opportunity to thank you all for your dedication to your work,” CEO Patrick O’Donoghue said at the awards.

 

The top accolades of ‘Employee of the Year’ were awarded to Edyta Napierala from The Gleneagle Hotel, Michal Nowak from The Brehon, Clodagh Lynch from The Maritime Hotel, and Carol O’Leary from The Gleneagle Group.

 

In The Gleneagle Hotel categories Vova Bilokhvost won ‘Manager of the Year’, Chouaib Badji won ‘Best New Starter’, Luckas Bariak won the ‘Leadership Award’, Emese Losonc won the ‘Back of House’ award, and Vedran Cegrlj won the ‘Excellence in Customer Service’ award. Micheal Lynch and Martin Lyne both received special recognition awards.

 

In The Brehon categories Mariusz Kasparzak won ‘Manager of the Year’, Melissa Iommi won ‘Best New Starter’, Dan Moynihan won the ‘Leadership Award’, Patrick McHunu won the ‘Back of House’ award, and Suthathip Iewkimju won the ‘Excellence in Customer Service’ award. Stephanie Hurley and the Front Office Team received special recognition awards.

 

In The Maritime Hotel categories Helen O’Shea won ‘Manager of the Year’, Shane O’Mahony won ‘Best New Starter’, Rita Botos Rozsane won the ‘Leadership Award’, Eoin Schwarz won the ‘Back of House’ award, and James Gingell won the ‘Excellence in Customer Service’ award. Christine O’Sullivan and Irina Filimonova both received special recognition awards.

 

In The Gleneagle Group categories Ann Shanahan won the ‘Leadership Award’ and Alex Gotowski won the ‘Excellence in Customer Service’ award. Orla Steinbeck, Niall Doherty, Jacqui Koschan and Andrew Spillane all received special recognition awards.

 

Special tribute was also paid to the members of the ‘Creative Company’ team that have submitted a piece of bespoke sculpture to the ‘Creative Company’ competition currently running on TG4. Team members include; Tom Moriarty, Ally O’Riada, Sharon O’Keeffe, Ebony O’Dwyer, Sean McDermott and Aoife Lynch.