Triple win for Today’s Group members at FWD Gold Medal Awards

The Federation of Wholesale Distributors (FWD) hosted the Gold Medal Awards last Thursday, a celebration of the channel’s best wholesalers and suppliers. Today’s Group members dominated the evening with ten nominations and three Awards. Bestway and Booker received two Awards each. The event was held as the HAC Royal Artillery Gardens in London. We’d like to congratulate all the winners and runners up, listed below.

Cash and Carry Manager (Independent)

Wholesaler Service to Retail

Wholesaler service to foodservice

Environmental Initiative in the Wholesale Channel

Green Wholesaler of the Year

Cash and Carry Manager (Multiple)

  • Winner: Alan Evans, Blakemore Newport
  • Shortlisted: Rob Butler, Booker Swansea, Steve MacDonald, Costco Farnborough
  • Read our profile of Costco Watford in the December issue of BW, out this week.

Cash and Carry Depot Team

Gold Medal Shop Floor Worker

  • Winner: Dan Brown, Booker Watford
  • Shortlisted: Nazaqat Ali,  Blakemore Birmingham, Mehul Patel, Dhamecha Wembley

Gold Medal for Delivered Depot Manager

  • Winner: Graham Barton, P&H Hemel Hempstead :
  • Shortlisted: Steve Jones, 3663 Manchester Sud Patel, Turner & Wrights Bolton
  • Read what Paul Hagon, group strategy and development director at P&H, said at our Wholesaler Roundtable in the December issue of BW, out this week.

Delivered Wholesale Driver

  • Winner: Anthony Beardsall, Creed Foodservice Ilkeston
  • Shortlisted: Keith Ball, P&H Saltash, Rob Hughes, P&H Birtley, Shane Weaver, 3663 Swansea

Young Wholesaler of the Year

Read the full FWD Gold Medal Awards report here

Image caption: Bill Laird (second from the right) accepts the Cash & Carry Manager of the year Gold Medal Award on behalf of winner Altaf Khanjra, who unfortunately couldn’t attend. 


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