National Training Awards 2020 winners

Abbott Ireland, Vascular Division scoop top prize at 2020 National Training Awards


Abbot Ireland’s Vascular Division scooped the top prize at the National Training Awards last week.


Abbott Ireland Vascular Division, which is based in Clonmel, County Tipperary, landed the Overall Excellence in Learning and Development Award in recognition of a consistently high standard in training and people development, and for offering site-wide qualitative learning and development opportunities to their employees.  This added to the company’s ability to future proof their organisation by supporting the talent pipeline and succession planning.


Congratulations to Rhona Howley and the team at Abbott's Clonmel site.


To watch the Awards ceremony again, click HERE.




Learning and Development Organisation of the Year Winner: Abbott Ireland, Vascular Division

Pearse Walsh Award, presented by Harvest Resources Winner: Musgrave, on behalf of SuperValu

Best L&D Org - Large (Over 500 Employees) Winner: Abbott Ireland, Vascular Division

Best Diversity & Inclusion Initiative Winner: The Food Institute, UCC and Taste 4 Success Skillnet

Excellence in Coaching or Mentoring Winner: EA Ireland

Best Talent Development Initiative Winner: Concern Worldwide

Best Consultancy Partnership Winner: ICSE & Inland Fisheries Ireland

Excellence in Digital Learning Winner: Coillte, supported by Cobblestone Learning

Best Leadership Development Initiative Winner: Glanbia

Best 'Not for Profit' Collaboration or Partnership Winner: Skillnet Ireland

Best Organisational Development Initiative Winner: Department of Justice & Equality

Best L&D Org -SME (up to 499 employees) Winner: Kuehne+Nagel

Outstanding Individual Contribution to L&D Winner: Justine Leigh (ICON plc)


Well done to all shortlisted nominees, and congratulations to our 2020 winners!


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