SHORTLIST FOR INAUGURAL BFFF PEOPLE AWARDS ANNOUNCED
The shortlist for the first BFFF People Awards, celebrating the best talent the frozen food industry has to offer, has been announced.
Over 40 high flyers from the industry are in contention for 10 awards in categories such as Technical Champion, Marketer of the Year and Factory Manager of the Year.
The first-of-its-kind awards was launched by BFFF to raise the profile of the unsung heroes of the frozen food industry. Nominations were submitted by the finalists’ manager or team leader and covered a wide range of job roles and experience.
The finalists are as follows:
Emma Meredith – Iceland Foods
Marie-Isabelle Clastres – CP Foods
Sharni Rigby – The Authentic Food Company Ltd.
Gillian Wallace King – Brakes
Louise Elsmore – Cargill Meats Europe
Health and Safety Champion
Clare McMahon – The Authentic Food Company Ltd.
Todd Hallam – Chalcroft Construction
Bryan Atkinson – Cargill Meats Europe
John Edwards – Brakes
Claire Guy – McCain Foods (GB) Ltd
Andrew Crawford – Brakes
Ann Rogers – JCS Fish Ltd
Brennan Green – Paramount 21 Ltd.
Shirley Duncalf – Bidfood
Karolina Fitzpatrick – Albert Bartlett
Gemma Young – Bidfood
Rachel Cook – Bidfood
Tim Matthews – Birds Eye
Marcel Obry – Brakes
Jason Ash – Greenyard Frozen UK Ltd
John Mellor – The Authentic Food Company Ltd
Mark Ditch – Iceland Foods Ltd
Adam March – Rick Bestwick Ltd
Michael Murphy – Whitby Seafoods Ltd
Ben Robinson – Aunt Bessie’s Ltd
Calum Kirk – The Co-op
Andy Breffit – Hopwells Ltd
Laura Marshall – Meal Creations (Kerry Foods)
Jane Marren – Company Shop Ltd
Supply Chain/Logistics Champion
Michael Round – Rick Bestwick Ltd
Kate Mackie – Iceland Foods Ltd
Dale Hickman – GMS Group Ltd
Derrick Curtis – Crantock Foods
Marketer of the Year
Ginny Durdy – The Ice Co. Ltd
Gail Bridgeman – Bidfood
Pete Johnson – Birds Eye Ltd
Greg Foster – McCain Foods (GB) Ltd
Mehdi Barani – The Authentic Food Company Ltd
Purchaser/Buyer of the Year
Michelle Galvin – The Authentic Food Company Ltd
Laura Manning – Bidfood
Lauren Metcalfe – Iceland Foods Ltd
Natasha Beaver – Laila’s Fine Foods Ltd
Katie Marsden – Aunt Bessie’s Ltd
Chris Healey – XPO Supply Chain UK
Adele Robinson – Aunt Bessie’s Ltd
Bradley Rodd – Bidfood
Ben Parsons – Greenyard Frozen UK Ltd
Colin Buckingham – Birds Eye Ltd
David Roberts – UK Foodhall Ltd
Adam Byrne – Rick Bestwick
Aaron Cooper – Iceland
David Wilkinson – The Authentic Food Company
Andy Small – Bidfood
Shahid Mohammed – Bidfood
The awards will be presented at a glittering event on the evening of 22 February 2018, at the Birmingham Hilton Metropole, following the BFFF’s Annual Business Conference. Finalists will be invited to an exclusive Finalists Reception before the awards dinner, where they will be able to celebrate their achievements among their peers.
To purchase tickets for the event, please visit http://bfffpeopleawards.co.uk/the-event/.