The Progresiv Awards 2016 competition has announced the winners of the Progresiv Awards Gala held at the Sinaia Casino, on the evening of March 17.
The grand winner of the Progresiv Awards 2016 was Mega Image who went home with two trophies for Best Retailer and Best New Retail Concept. Albalact, Heineken and Coca-Cola are the other three companies that went home with precious trophies, while George Stefanescu, General Manager of Whiteland Import-Export, won the title of ”Outstanding Leadership” after a close race. First place for the ”Best Entrepreneur in Retail” category went to Dorina Mutu, the owner of Annabella, Ramnicu Valcea.
In addition to the seven categories submitted for nomination and voting, Progresiv also decided to offer a special award called "Rising Star" to Razvan Rusu from Dulceata lui Razvan.
BEST FMCG SUPPLIER
BEST NEW RETAIL CONCEPT
56%Mega Image Concept Store Baneasa
21%Gusturi Romanesti (Mega Image)
7%La Doi Pasi - new concept (Metro)
6%1 Minute (Lagardere Travel Retail)
BEST PRODUCT INNOVATION
16%Doncafé Greenactive (Strauss)
14%Omo Ultimate (Unilever)
6%Floriol Gourmet (Bunge)
BEST BRAND INITIATIVE IN RETAIL
43%Coca-Cola campaign "Kiss and Win"
18%Category management project run by Ursus in Carrefour
16%Edenia campaign "Showcase with ideas" (Macromex)
12%Caroli campaign "Carolino napkin invites you to the journey of win"
12%Agricola campaign "Tables story"
36%George Stefanescu, General Director Whiteland
32%Irina Mandoiu, Commercial Director Albalact
13%Marius Melesteu, General Manager Strauss SCE
11%Sorana Georgia, CEO Billa Romania
8%Marian Andreev, Owner Prutul S.A.
BEST ENTREPRENEUR IN RETAIL
39%Dorina Mutu, Annabella Ramnicu Valcea
27%Marius Tudosiei, Bacania Veche Bucuresti
19%Feliciu Paraschiv, Paco Supermarket Focsani
Dan Sarmasan, Agras Alba Iulia
5%Ludovic Barta, franchise CBA Nord-Vest
Stay tuned for the Progresiv Awards 2020 finalists