Tech & Innovation

Voxpro wins Cork Company of the Year Award

By Business & Finance
07 February 2014

Cork Chamber, in association with Vodafone, today announced that Voxpro is the overall winner of the Cork Chamber/Vodafone Cork Company of the Year Award.

Other category winners include:

  • Emerging Cork Company was awarded to AnaBio Technologies: bringing patented technologies and bio-coated ingredients to specific locations in the human body
  • The Cork SME Company Award was won by Johnson & Perrott Motor Company: founded over 200 years ago, Johnson & Perrott Motor Company is a leading provider of automotive services, headquartered in Cork City
  • The Large Company Award was also won by Voxpro: a multilingual business process outsourcing provider, delivering customer contact solutions on behalf of more than 100 SME’s and multinational corporations

Speaking at the Cork Company of the Year Awards, Gillian Keating, president of Cork Chamber said: “The Cork Company of the Year Awards recognise the world class achievements of companies competing in the three main categories. Year after year, in tandem with our partner Vodafone, we reward excellence across every sector. The calibre of the entries this year was extremely high and the Awards highlight innovative companies who deliver products and services that drive growth and create jobs regionally, nationally and internationally. Our finalists and winners are passionate, knowledgeable and driven to succeed and enhance the reputation of the region across the globe.”

Anne O’Leary, CEO, Vodafone Ireland, sponsors of the Awards, commented: “I am delighted to yet again present these Awards to the ‘best in class’ businesses across the broad spectrum of well-established family-run businesses, through to young start-up companies who are breaking ground with new technologies and products. The Awards demonstrate that the standard and quality of entries here are extremely high. The incredible expertise and talent across our businesses, both large and small, maintain Ireland’s reputation on the international stage.”

Accepting the Cork Company of the Year Award on behalf of Voxpro, the founders of the multi-lingual business process outsourcing provider, Dan Kiely, CEO and Linda Kiely, director, said that they were “deeply honoured” to accept the prestigious award on behalf of the entire Voxpro team.“Voxpro has grown from humble beginnings to become an international brand that creates new business gateways into Europe for SME’s, multi-nationals and leading international blue-chip companies. We are very proud to accept this award from the Cork Chamber, which recognises the hard work and commitment of our highly skilled team, which numbers almost 500 people. Our business success is entirely due to the quality of our people and the excellence of our service to our customers in Ireland, Europe and the USA, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.”