Business Awards Double for Sodexo’s Slattery
November 30, 2016
Margot Slattery, country president for Sodexo Ireland, has achieved a unique double in winning two of Ireland’s most high profile awards for women in business in the same year.
Margot Slattery with Tricia Burke, senior brand manager at Cadbury Ireland, sponsors of the Business Award at Irish Tatler Women of the Year Awards 2016.
Earlier this month (5th) Margot was named Businesswoman of the Year at Irish Tatler’s Women of the Year Awards and this week (21st) received the title of CEO of the Year at the IMAGE Businesswoman of the Year Awards.
Now in its tenth year, the IMAGE Businesswoman of the Year Awards champions the trailblazing contribution of women to Ireland’s economy and their vital role within the Irish business community at home and abroad.
Melanie Morris, editor-in-chief, IMAGE, said, “Margot's outstanding performance as country president impressed our judging panel. Her broad-spectrum, inclusive management style has boosted Sodexo's business in Ireland, and has enhanced the at-work experience for her 2000+ team.”
The Irish Tatler Awards celebrates the outstanding achievements of women in business, entrepreneurship, music, literature, fashion, film and drama, sport, entertainment and public life.
The judges awarded Margot the Businesswoman of the Year award for her active advocacy of Diversity and Inclusion at work.
One of the judges was Gina Quin, president of the National College of Ireland, who said, “Margot Slattery is a fantastic example of a successful businesswoman who brings personal conviction to enhancing the world of work”.
Commenting on her wins, Margot said, “I am truly humbled to be honoured in this way by both Awards and also for the two wonderful evenings in the company of many top Irish women and men in business, entertainment and public life. They will long be remembered by me.”
Sodexo Ireland delivers services that improve the quality of life to clients in business and industry, education, financial services and healthcare. It employs approximately 2,200 staff in 200 locations across Ireland.