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Today’s members nominated for nine FWD awards

Todays_FWDawards_964x360Today’s Group is proud to announce that nine of our member wholesalers have been shortlisted for the prestigious FWD Gold Medal awards.

Although the industry will have to wait until 27 November to find out who the winners of the 2014 FWD Gold Medal awards are, with such an impressive nominations list of Today’s wholesalers it is clear to see that our members are performing well ahead of their competition.

Bill Laird, Managing Director of Today’s Group said “I am absolutely delighted that so many of our member nominations have been shortlisted this year.  Our members were very successful at the awards last year, and to achieve a similar number of shortlisted nominations for 2014 is fantastic news – we are all looking forward to the 27th November to find out if any of our members are gold medal winners!”

Today’s Shortlisted Nominations are as follows;

Gold Medal for Customer Support

Des Brown, Thames Cash & Carry Ltd

Claire Buckel, D B Ramsden and Co Ltd

Gold Medal for Young Wholesaler of the Year

Sanjay Thakkar, HT and Co Ltd

Depot Team Manager

Ricky Johal, Crown Cash and Carry

Gold Medal for Wholesale Service (Retail)

Dhamecha Foods Ltd

Gold Medal for Wholesale Service (Foodservice)

Wanis Ltd

Gold Medal for Cash and Carry Manager

Atif Rashid, Alfa Wholesale Ltd

Gold Medal for Delivered Depot Manager

Simon Hannah, J W Filshill Ltd

Andrew & Steve Wild, Wilds of Oldham

The FWD associate members chosen to judge the awards  this year were Nikki Connor and David Visick from FWD; Mike McGee of The Whole Sale Company; Tom Lynch of CGA; Martin Janes, representing GS1 UK; Peter Bailey of eXPD8; HIM’s Jill Livesey, and John Lewis of Lewis Business Media, publisher of Wholesale News.

The awards up for grabs include Young Wholesaler of the Year and Cash and Carry Depot Manager of the Year. Other awards focus on specific branch team members and wholesalers who strive to give customers the best service.

The Gold Medal Awards presentation and dinner will take place at the HAC Royal Artillery Gardens, London, on November 27.

For more information, or to reserve your table visit the FWD website >>

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