Bestway Wholesale has announced the winners of The Bestway Performance Awards.
Unveiled at a ceremony at London’s Marriot Grosvenor Square Hotel, the awards are open to all employees within Bestway, with the nominees and winners selected by colleagues from across the Bestway business.
Store of the Year category was won by Costcutter Dunnington, with judges praising “its outstanding results and community work”.
The Store Colleague of the Year was won by Daniella Jordan, store manager of Costcutter Dawlish while taking home the award for ‘Head Office Colleague of the Year’ was accounts supervisor, Selvawani Thavanessan.
The Gold Depot of the Year was won by Batley’s Cardiff Hatfield Road while the Silver Depot of the Year was won by Bestway Nuneaton, and the Bronze Depot of the Year was won by Bestway Aintree.
Prizes were also awarded to ‘Unsung Hero’ Chris Cox, Team Leader of Depot Operations, ‘Field Colleague of the Year’ Jason McKay, Territory Sales Manager, and ‘Depot Colleague of the Year’ Ummar Choudhary, General Manager of Bestway Enfield.
Other winners included: category controller for Bestpets, Adam Moore, won the ‘We are one family’ Company Value Award; systems Administrator Vicky Colley won the ‘Everyone’s Voice Matters’ Company Value award; regional support manager Dawn Whitworth won the ‘Champion what is right’ Company Value Award and Muhammad Mayat won the ‘Be Proud of What you Do’ Company Value Award.
Bestway’s supportive suppliers were also recognised on the night, with Coca-Cola Europacific Partners awarded both ‘Supplier of the Year’ and ‘Best Use of Data’, JTI was awarded ‘Best Supply Chain Management and Stock Availability’ award, PepsiCo Walkers was awarded ‘Best Cash and Carry Initiative’ and Country Choice was awarded ‘Best Retail Initiative’
Bestway Wholesale managing director, Dawood Pervez, praised all of the staff in the business. “We have over 6,000 colleagues across over 60 sites, who continue to work hard to support our customers. Our colleagues are our greatest asset, and I’m incredibly proud of what they have achieved over the past year.”