The awards took place on Thursday 15th May at the Ballsbridge Hotel, Dublin and were hosted by Irish journalist, author, television & radio presenter Matt Cooper. The award was presented on the night to Version 1 Director Tom O’Connor.
Pictured above: Version 1 COO, Tom O'Connor and members of the Version 1 team collecting the Company of the Year award.
Now in its 14th year, this Awards programme recognises excellence not only in implementing tech solutions, but also in the business of marketing and implementing technology for business. Version 1 was delighted to receive this award which recognises the company’s outstanding business performance throughout 2013/2014 in terms of growth, profitability and market development.
Commenting on the presentation of the award, Version 1 Chief Operating Officer and Director, Tom O’Connor said, “As an established trusted advisor to our customers Version 1 is delighted to be recognised for our steadfast focus on operational excellence in everything we do. As a values-based company we have achieved exceptional results in terms of customer satisfaction and staff engagement, and that success is built on our values and our commitment to doing business by them.”
Tom O’Connor continued: “Delivering business benefit in a cost-efficient manner through excellence in service delivery, innovation and service improvement is what drives all our engagements. It is through this ethos that we can realise continued shared successes with our customers.”
Justin Keatinge and John Mullen founded Version 1 in 1996. The company has grown organically to become a trusted technology partner to major domestic and international customers across all industry sectors in the UK and Ireland.
Version 1 is one of the fastest growing IT services companies in Western Europe, having doubled both profitability and revenue over the last few years, while at the same time delivering consistent improvement in customer satisfaction and world-class employee engagement. We have a 500-strong workforce across the UK and Ireland focused on proving that IT can deliver real benefits to our customers’ businesses.
Version 1 have previously been recognised at the Tech Excellence Awards in the following areas;
2013: 'IT Team of the Year' with customer FBD for 'Smart Driver’ project
2012:'Project of the Year with customer Airtricity for work in developing solutions that drive excellence in the customer lifecycle
2011: 'IT Team of the Year' with customer Irish Life and partner ClaimVantage
2011: 'Company of the Year'