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Star Employees Honoured at Annual Rip Curl Gala Awards

26 July 2019

The 2019 Rip Curl Awards Gala was a night to remember, with awards going to those who showed outstanding performance throughout the year.

It was a night to remember at the RACV Resort in Torquay, Victoria, the birthplace of Rip Curl and the home of its global Headquarters. Over 250 employees came dressed to impress for the 2019 Rip Curl Awards Gala, an annual event held to honour star employees across the Rip Curl group.

Voted by the crew in the weeks leading up to the event, 11 awards were presented across the company – from the Best Newcomer to Creativity and Innovation, all the way through to the coveted CEO Award.lations to our winners today, and a massive thanks to all of the kids and parents that came out to support the GromSearch at Perisher Parks.

The winners from the evening are as follows:

The Customer Award – Congratulations to Dan Jenkins!
For the crew member deemed to have shown an intense focus on our customers and thus, exceeding the expectations of all those Rip Curl customers on The Search.

The Creativity and Innovation Award – Congratulations to Jarrah McDiarmid!
For the crew member deemed to have shown willingness to go beyond the boundaries of conventional thinking and practice in all that we do.

The Committed Crew Award ¬– Congratulations to Adam Sharp!
For the crew member deemed to have shown they are living their Search in their day to day work life while making a powerful contribution to the future of Rip Curl.

The Community and Environment Award – Congratulations to Mark Flanagan!
For the crew member deemed to have shown to be actively contributing to our local community especially with respect to maintaining the local environment and/or providing a service to the local or Australian surfing community.

The Honesty and Integrity Award – Congratulations to Bek Best!
For the crew member deemed to have shown outstanding honest and ethical behaviour in all that they do.

The Best Newcomer Award – Congratulations to Graeme Innis!
For the crew member who has quickly shown professional excellence while understanding and living the company principles and values – winner must have been with the company no longer than 12 months.

The Retail MVP Award – Congratulations to Tarryn Munro!
Retail crew person of the year. Most outstanding and consistent performance from a retail crew person, on the frontline representing the brand, exceeding customer expectations and being an all-round retail superstar.

The Ozmosis MVP Award – Congratulations to Sammi Baldwin!
Retail crew person of the year. Most outstanding and consistent performance from a retail crew person, on the frontline representing the brand, exceeding customer expectations and being an all-round retail superstar.

The Distribution MVP Award – Congratulations to Dale Hose!
The crew member that went above and beyond to deliver to our customers.

The Unsung Hero Award – Congratulations to Cherrie Tan!
For the crew member deemed to have worked without fanfare behind the scenes actively contributing to Rip Curl’s success in an unsung way. The one we all love and need, but never gets recognition.

The CEO Award – Congratulations to Sophie Marshall!
The award for the person who the Group CEO recognises for their outstanding contribution over the past 12 months. Selected by the CEO.

Congratulations to all of the nominees and award winners at the 2019 Rip Curl Employee Awards Gala. See you next year!

 

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