Listowel Company wins Gold Standard Award


H2 Group, a Listowel based retail company, has won the Gold Standard Award and been named as one of Ireland’s Best Managed companies for the 4th year in a row at the Deloitte Best Managed Companies Awards. The company, which demonstrated superior business performance, was recognised at an awards gala dinner in Dublin on March 15th which was attended by over 800 from the Irish business community.

H2 Group own and operate a network of Spar Service Stations and convenience stores in Ireland across 9 locations and currently employ over 220 people nationwide. The company own and operate two Spar outlets in Listowel in addition to its having head office in Clieveragh, Listowel. Commenting on the award, Sean Heaphy, Managing Director, said: “We are delighted to have received this award and honoured to join a select list of Gold Standard companies. It is a huge achievement for all our team and gives recognition to our continuous hard work and dedication to the highest standards.’

Commenting, Deloitte Partner, Anya Cummins said:
“2018 marks the 10th year of the Deloitte Best Managed Companies Awards. The programme represents companies from different industries with many industry-specific challenges but also common characteristics such as adaptability, innovation and ambition. Their stories are the stories of Irish business this past decade, and they are stories of resilience, recovery and confidence.”

The Deloitte Best Managed Companies programme, in association with Bank of Ireland, promotes and recognises excellence in Irish/Northern Irish owned and managed companies. It is the only awards scheme on the island of Ireland that considers a business’ performance from every perspective. Picture Jason Clarke