2021 Shortlist

The Operational Excellence Awards 2022 shortlist will be announced in the weeks after the entry deadline has passed.

In the meantime, please browse the 2022 shortlist below and view our past winners here.

Overall Operational Excellence Award

  • Genuity Science (winner)

Operations Team of the Year

  • Ardmac   

  • Comfort Keepers Ireland   

  • Dublin Ops Team - Evo Payments   

  • Exolum Aviation Ireland   

  • GPS team - Glanbia Ireland   

  • HSEQ Team - ISS Ireland (winner)

  • Lidl Ireland    

  • Tosara Pharma (Part of Teva)

Operations Manager / COO of the Year

  • Ibon Ibarrola Armendariz - Exolum Aviation Ireland   

  • Jason Casey - Ardmac (winner)

  • Lisa Hughes - ISS Ireland

Operational Excellence in Manufacturing

  • EJ   

  • Hovione   

  • ISHKA Irish Spring Water   

  • Polar Ice   

  • Tosara Pharma (Part of Teva)   

  • Viatris Little Island (winner)

Operational Excellence in Food & Beverage

  • BaxterStorey Ireland

  • ISHKA Irish Spring Water

  • Kerrygold Park (winner)

Operational Excellence in MedTech

  • Genuity Science (winner)

  • STERIS Tullamore

Operational Excellence in Transport

  • An Post   

  • Exolum Aviation Ireland   

  • Fastway Couriers (winner)

  • Polar Ice

Operational Excellence in Utilities

  • CES Cahir Environmental Services   

  • ESB Customer Solutions   

  • LotusWorks (winner)

Operational Excellence in Hotel & Leisure

  • Aillwee Cave and Birds of Prey Centre   

  • Trigon Hotels (winner)

Operational Excellence in Public Sector

  • An Post (winner)

  • ESB Customer Solutions   

  • National Shared Services Office

ISS Facility Services

Operational Excellence in Finance & Banking

  • Danske Bank (winner)

  • Dublin Ops Team - Evo Payments   

  • eCOMM Merchant Solutions

Operational Excellence in Construction

  • Ardmac (winner)

  • Mastertech

Operational Excellence in Facilities Management

  • Bidvest Noonan   

  • Exolum Aviation Ireland   

  • ISS Ireland   

  • Winters Property (winner)

COVID-19 Crisis Response Award

  • Automatic Plastics   

  • Bidvest Noonan   

  • Cheshire Ireland (winner)

  • Comfort Keepers Ireland   

  • Compass Group Ireland   

  • Exolum Aviation Ireland     

  • ISS Supplies    

  • OpFit Programme - St. James' Hospital   

  • Ventac

Innovation in Operations

  • Alexion Global Supply Chain Team   

  • BloomHQ   

  • eCOMM Merchant Solutions (winner)   

  • LotusWorks   

  • Polar Ice

ISS Facility Services

Best Use of Technology in Operations

  • Access Hospitality 

  • Keeping Connected in a Virtual World - Danske Bank (winner)