Press Release: 23 March 2020

2020 Platinum Requalifier!

Television Mobiles Ltd is delighted to announce it has been named as one of Ireland’s Best Managed companies once again in the Deloitte Best Managed Companies Awards programme, in association with Bank of Ireland. The company, which demonstrated superior business performance is now an eighth time recipient of the award and was recognised at a gala awards dinner in Dublin on 6 March. As a Platinum Requalifier for the 2020 awards this is the eighth year TVM has been in receipt of the Deloittes Best Managed Company Award.

Nine companies have qualified for the first time in the 2020 Best Managed Companies Awards programme. They join a network of 130 companies representing 27 counties across Ireland, with a combined turnover of €11.4 billion, over €3 billion in annual export sales and providing 42,000 jobs.

2019 saw TVM maintain its busy schedule of events covering the GAA League, the All Ireland Hurling and Football Championships, Heineken Champions Cup, 6 Nations, UEFA Euro 2020 Qualifiers, League of Ireland, World Para-Swimming Championships in London, The Open Golf in Portrush, President Trump’s visit to Ireland, Party Political Conferences, NYE Show from Dublin and Galway, Other Voices, Snow Patrol gig from Bangor Park, Hozier’s gig at the 3 Arena, Today with Maura and Daithi as well as many more. A feast of events using the most advanced technology and highly skilled, experienced staff working with our clients to delivery top quality programming and capturing special moments and memories for TV viewers.

Commenting on the award, Bart Arnold, CEO of TVM said: “In the present extraordinary world we are living in with the impact of COVID-19, it is ever more important to highlight the fantastic team at TVM. Every single person has shown the care, commitment and resilience that is the hallmark of this family business”.

Anya Cummins, Lead Partner for the Best Managed Companies Awards Programme at Deloitte said: “We are consistently impressed by the organisations that qualify and requalify for our Best Managed Companies Awards programme, and the contribution that this important cohort of the economy make is highlighted by the turnover and employment numbers of the winning companies. While Irish companies across all sectors navigate issues such as talent acquisition and retention, continuing uncertainty around Brexit and regulatory challenges, the management teams of the winning companies have demonstrated their razor-sharp focus on their objectives, an agility to adapt in a disruptive market place and to innovate and use technology as a real differentiator for them.

“The fast pace of disruption in the current marketplace makes it critical for organisations to maintain holistic, integrated strategies and seek long-term growth opportunities. Through the Best Managed Companies Awards Programme, we are working with applicant companies to help them focus on strategies that will drive sustainable growth for them into the future. We are celebrating 130 companies that are not afraid to be challenged on their strategies – in fact want to be challenged – and that have risen to the challenge.”

Nikki Canavan, Senior Director, Bank of Ireland Corporate Banking said: “The Best Managed Companies programme is a unique opportunity for organisations to not only examine and improve upon their overall performance, but importantly to celebrate the hard work that their teams put in all year round. The programme has supported numerous indigenous Irish companies to re-evaluate and strengthen their business strategies and their growth and development plans. It is inspiring to watch such a vast number of companies requalify for this prestigious award and retain their position in this impressive and growing alumni of best managed companies in Ireland.”

The members of this year’s judging panel were: Frank Ryan, Chair of the Judging Panel; Harry Goddard, CEO, Deloitte; Nikki Canavan, Senior Director, Bank of Ireland Corporate Banking; Siobhan McAleer, Commercial Director, IMI; Rose Hynes, Chairman, Shannon Group Board and Origin Enterprises; Feargal Mooney, former Chief Executive Officer of HostelWorld; and Colm O’Reilly, CEO, Business Post.

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