Naarden, 14 October 2022 – Zeeman has been awarded the title of ‘ABN AMRO Retailer of the Year of the Netherlands’ 2022-2023. Bike Totaal has been awarded the honorary title of “ABN AMRO Best Retail Chain in the Netherlands” 2022-2023 I’m waiting. Zooplus has been awarded the ABN AMRO Webshop in the Netherlands 2022-2023 win – win. Eric Jean Maris, CEO of Zeeman, won the ‘ABN AMRO Retail Executive of the Year’ award 2022-2023 Xenos management team was named “ABN AMRO Retail Management Team of the Year” 2022-2023. “Sustainable Retailer of the Year at ABN AMRO” 2022-2023 Bever won it this year. Finally, a special award was also presented: Keren Pons was thanked for his achievements in the sector with the “Retail Employment Award” 2022-2023. The awards were presented on October 13th during the “ABN AMRO Retail of the Year” gala at De Tinfabriek in Nardin.
This time around, the election was a special edition in more ways than one. This was not only the 20th edition of the “Retailer of the Year” election, but also the 10th that was organized in association with main sponsor ABN AMRO. So there was plenty of room to replay with the retailers in attendance. But they also looked forward: How can you continue to win in the future? To get an answer to this question, several top athletes from the Athletics Federation have told their inspiring story about putting in the best performances. Led by former athlete Gregory Seduce, Emma Ostrogel, Lara Bars, and Kimberly Van Alkmadi, among others, they looked forward to the Olympics in 2024.
ABN AMRO RETAILER OF THE YEAR 2022-2023 overall winners
In recent months, consumers have judged their favorite retailers for “ABN AMRO Best Retail Chain in the Netherlands” and “ABN AMRO Webshop Award the Netherlands”. Category award winners were announced on September 6th. These winners got a chance to win overall titles. Zeeman was elected “ABN AMRO Retailer of the Year of the Netherlands” 2022-2023, beating 37 other candidates. In the eyes of the consumer, Bike Totaal deserves the title of “ABN AMRO Best Retail Chain in the Netherlands” 2022-2023. Zooplus won the ABN AMRO Webshop Awards in the Netherlands 2022-2023.
ABN AMRO RETAILER OF THE YEAR 2022-2023 Trade Awards
Eric Jean Maris, CEO of Zeeman, won the “ABN AMRO Retail Executive of the Year” Professional Award 2022-2023. Here is an overview of the complete top 5:
Eric Jean Maris (sailor)
Hajar Hajji (Work)
Keren Pons (Vanharen)
Marit van Egmond (Albert Heijn)
Raymond Klostermann (ritual)
A special award was presented to Keren Pons, thanking him for his efforts and achievements in the retail sector. Although he did not receive the award for the best CEO of the year, he did receive the so-called “Retail Career Award”. This title was awarded on behalf of the Professional Awards Jury.
The Xenos management team won the most votes for the ABN AMRO Retail Management Team Professional Award 2022-2023. The full top 5 looks like this:
The winners were determined after a panel of retail experts was asked to nominate the best executives and management teams. Accordingly, the Top 5 Retail Executives and Retail Management Teams have been formed. During the “ABN AMRO Retail of the Year” gala, participants were able to cast their votes. The jury verdict set the award score at 50 percent. The remaining fifty percent is determined by votes. After collecting the votes of their peers, the winners were awarded the prizes.
Bever won the “ABN AMRO Sustainable Retailer of the Year” Professional Award 2022-2023. Here is an overview of the three candidates:
ABN AMRO Sustainable Retailer of the Year Award is the jury award within the concept of ‘Retailer of the Year in the Netherlands’. The jury, made up of representatives from ABN AMRO, MVO Nederland, Fairtrade Netherlands, Zeeman, Yoghurt Barn and Q&A, nominated three sustainable retailers in the Netherlands based on four criteria. At the “ABN AMRO Retailer of the Year” election gala, participants were given the opportunity via video presentation to influence the jury’s decision by voting for one of the three candidates. The jury verdict set the award score at 50 percent. The remaining fifty percent is determined by votes.
Photo Caption: All winners of the ‘ABN AMRO Retailer of the Year’ awards 2022-2023 From left to right Sieta Hoekstra (Bike Totaal), Jeanette Dekker (Zooplus), Erik-Jan Mares (Zeeman), Caroline van Turennout (Zeeman), Kerin Bons (VanHaren), Frank Quix (Q&A), and Linda Keijzer (Xenos), Christian de Jong (Bevier) and Fred Boss (ABN AMRO).
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