MQI staff rewarded for driving company growth

A leading automotive dealer rewarded workers for their role in driving the company’s growth.

MQI Employee of the Year for 2014 Coreen Grant (left) being congratulated by Jerome Borde, Chairman of the ANSA Automotive Sector.

MQI Employee of the Year for 2014 Coreen Grant (left) being congratulated by Jerome Borde, Chairman of the ANSA Automotive Sector.

McEnearney Quality Inc. (MQI) has recognised members of its team for their exceptional performance and long service during 2014 at an awards reception held in its BMW showroom in Wildey recently.

Cortez Pilgrim (right), who has amassed 40 years with MQI, receives his award from Manager, Celeste Spencer.

Cortez Pilgrim (right), who has amassed 40 years with MQI, receives his award from Manager, Celeste Spencer.

Diana Farrell, outgoing Accounts Payable Supervisor was acknowledged for her 33 years of service to MQI and thanked for her loyalty and dedication.

“It has been an enjoyable time here,” she said. “I’ve been through the phases of change and transition but I’ve enjoyed it. It was a rewarding experience; working with different people of different minds and characters.” As for being recognised at the reception, Ms. Farrell said, “it was great!”

Accounts Payable Supervisor, Diana Farrell (left) was acknowledged for her 33 years of service. Here she’s congratulated by MQI CEO Alex MacKenzie.

Accounts Payable Supervisor, Diana Farrell (left) was acknowledged for her 33 years of service. Here she’s congratulated by MQI CEO Alex MacKenzie.

Other employees recognised for long service included Maureen Toppin, Parts Sales Representative (20 years), Joey Worrell, Timekeeper (25 years) and Cortez Pilgrim, Warranty Advisor (40 years).

Maureen Toppin (right), who has spent 20 years with MQI,  was congratulated by Manager, Spencer Gill.

Maureen Toppin (right), who has spent 20 years with MQI, was congratulated by Manager, Spencer Gill.

With regard to performance, the Top Sales Performer Award was won by Michael McClean, Sales Executive in the New Vehicles Sales Department while Coreen Grant, Administrative Assistant in the Parts Department copped the MQI Employee of the Year for 2014.

Ms. Grant, who has worked with MQI for 36 years, said she felt “very good” about her award.

“When one’s effort is recognised, appreciated and rewarded it is a very good feeling.” She added that she worked with a committed team and was looking forward to continuing to “work to the best of my ability and to grasp any opportunity for promotion.”

Debbie Taylor, MQI’s Human Resources Manager said that employees came out in support of their friends and co-workers who were recognised. “It was a wonderful evening of celebrating our staff,” she noted.

Top Sales Performer Michael McClean (left) was congratulated by Margaret Hoyte, Sales and Marketing Manager, MQI.

Top Sales Performer Michael McClean (left) was congratulated by Margaret Hoyte, Sales and Marketing Manager, MQI.

Also attending the reception were Jerome Borde, Sector Head for the Automotive Division, as well as Directors of the Company. MQI represents major automotive brands including BMW, Ford, Kia, Mazda and Mini and it is a wholly owned subsidiary of ANSA McAL (Barbados) Ltd.

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