Coca-Cola Europacific Partners Australia is thrilled to share our talented team recently took out the title of Liquor Supplier of the Year and placed finalist for Total Supplier of the Year at the Australian United Retailers Gala Awards night.
The awards ceremony, held at Centrepiece in Melbourne Park recognised suppliers who have driven growth in the market, provide excellent field activation and support AUR’s growth initiatives and programs.
The Australian United Retailers is a support office for independently owned Supermarkets, Convenience and Liquor retailers, with 190+ bottle shops and over 500+ grocery members. CCEP’s partnership with the AUR has gone from strength to strength, most recently with the AUR’s successful expansion into the NSW market.
Luke Yeomans, State Business Manger accepted the award on the night.
“I am delighted CCEP has been recognised by AUR as ‘Liquor Supplier of the Year’ and finalist for ‘Overall Supplier of the Year’. These awards are testament to the elite service and support CCEP wide, paired with strong strategy & stakeholder alignment.” Luke said.
Ryan Chard, National Business Manager, Australian United Retailers said:
"CCEP is a valued business partner of AUR. In 2023 they've worked closely with our off premise liquor team & AUR Liquor members to deliver outstanding results. The category-first approach, use of market insights and strong planning have been highlights within this success. We look forward to delivering another strong year together in 2024," Ryan said.
Mitch Lenaghan, General Manager, Licensed at CCEP, similarly said the award highlights the strength of CCEP’s customer service and demonstrates how we’re partnering with our customers to grow.
“I’m incredibly proud of the team behind this award and I can’t wait to see what’s in store for us in 2024,” Mitch said.