UK - Moy Park Chief Executive Janet McCollum has been recognised as ‘Outstanding Businesswoman of the Year’ at the fourth annual Women in Business Northern Ireland Awards.
Moy Park is a top 15 UK food company and has been headed up by Janet McCollum since January 2014, after a successful 20-year career with the company. Moy Park is now a £1.4-billion turnover business, headquartered in Northern Ireland.
Ms McCollum said, “I am absolutely thrilled and delighted to win this award. We have so many wonderful women in business right across Northern Ireland, contributing to the economy, and I’m so greatly honoured to receive this recognition.
“To win this award is truly a great accolade for the Moy Park team - to such great people right across our company with such passion and energy who continually go above and beyond to ensure Moy Park is the successful and growing business it is today.”
The judges commented: “A genuine trail-blazer in a globally-interfacing company, Janet is a leader who has truly demonstrated the world-class quality of women entrepreneurs in Northern Ireland. Janet is an outstanding business woman in every sense of the word.”ThePoultrySite News Desk