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Best Managed Companies 2021  

Family Business Award in association with Family Business Network Ireland

The Family Business Award is a new addition to the Best Managed Companies Awards programme 2021. 

Family businesses make-up a large cohort of Best Managed Companies winners. This new award will honour a family business that has stood out in how they have demonstrated resilience, not only this year but throughout their years in business.

To help select the winner of the award, we are delighted to welcome Tommy Breen, former CEO of DCC to the judging panel. Tommy will join other members of the judging panel including Frank Ryan (Chair), Harry Goddard (Deloitte Ireland), Nikki Canavan (Bank of Ireland), Feargal Mooney (former CEO Hostelworld), Kate Malone (IMI) and Colm O’Reilly (Business Post).

With applications now closed, judging is currently underway. The official winner announcement will take place at the annual Best Managed Companies Awards Ceremony on Wednesday 8th September 2021.

For more information regarding the awards, please visit our website or contact us: iebmc@deloitte.ie

About Tommy Breen

Tommy Breen is the former CEO of DCC plc, one of Ireland's most successful businesses. During Tommy’s nine years as CEO, DCC grew substantially and generated TSR of in excess of 650% which ranked in the top 5 of FTSE 100 companies during the period. Since his retirement in 2017, DCC has continued to grow under the management team that he led for c.20 years. Tommy was given the Irish Business Person of the Year Award in 2015 by Business and Finance magazine and in June 2017 was made a Chevalier De La Legion d’Honneur by the French government in recognition of DCC’s significant business investment in France during his period as Chief Executive

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