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Learning Pool announced as one of Ireland’s Best Managed Companies

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Leading e-learning provider, Learning Pool, has been named as one of Ireland’s ‘Best Managed’ companies in the Deloitte Best Managed Companies Awards for superior business performance.


The Deloitte Best Managed Companies Awards Programme, in association with Barclays Bank Ireland, recognises indigenous Irish companies across Ireland which are operating at the highest levels of business performance.

Learning Pool’s CEO, Paul McElvaney, attributed this success to its high performing team: “We have spent a lot of time in the last nine years recruiting, building and nurturing our people. They are the engine behind Learning Pool and the key reason for our sustained growth and success.”

Paul continued, “The future for Learning Pool is incredibly bright with a competitive cost base, well respected brand and innovative products. Gaining this recognition is a timely endorsement of our strategy of investing for growth and this trend is set to continue well into the future.”

Managing Partner of Deloitte and judging panel member, Brendan Jennings commented: “Congratulations to all of the companies, who have demonstrated the level of superior business performance needed for this recognition. The 'Best Managed' programme recognises the overall success of a company, including management strength, ability to innovate, strategic initiatives and financial performance – all of which have contributed to their success.”

Sasha Wiggins, CEO of Barclays Bank Ireland, commented “Each company has demonstrated the ability to apply best practice management across a wide range of business areas. On behalf of everyone at Barclays, I would like to congratulate them on this wonderful achievement.”

Learning Pool was awarded the honour at an event on March 4th in Dublin’s Convention Centre, marking the eighth year of the awards programme.

This is the latest in succession of awards for Learning Pool, who recently were listed in The Sunday Times 100 Best Small Companies to Work For 2016, as well as receiving a major accolade in the customer care industry, the Customer Focus Award from the Institute of Customer Service.