Moy Park has been recognised for its best in class approach to people development, picking up the IGD John Sainsbury Learning and Development Award at the prestigious IGD Awards 2015. The IGD awards celebrate the best in the UK food and grocery industry, and are regarded as the ‘Oscars’ of the industry, staged at a glittering ceremony attended by 700 industry leaders.
On the night Moy Park was recognised by the judges for its fundamental commitment to business improvement by nurturing and developing its people, and were also commended for their passion and enthusiasm for learning.
Mike Mullan, Moy Park HR Director Europe said: “We are truly delighted to have won this award as it is a celebration of the terrific recognition of the whole Moy Park team on our journey of continual learning and development. Tangible results of our learning and development programmes include significant improvements in company performance, safety performance and overall employee engagement levels.”
Stuart Comer, Head of Learning & Development at Sainsbury’s, said: “Moy Park’s Leadership Development Framework brought the business together across countries, categories and functions; made a continued commitment over a number of years; transformed the business culture; achieved and sustained real tangible results; and built the support of a large number of passionate and enthusiastic participants.”