On 21 May 2012, the Vetropack Group was awarded the title of best supplier for 2011 by Coca-Cola Hellenic, Europe’s biggest bottler of soft drinks. The prize was awarded during the “2011 Best Supplier of the Year Award” ceremony held in Athens.
The award is granted based on an assessment of the various suppliers from across all sectors and is presented to a company delivering exceptionally high levels of performance. The reasons put forward by Coca-Cola Hellenic for choosing the Vetropack Group include the following:
It has played a leading and proactive role in various lightweight glass initiatives.
It has always been transparent with regard to product properties.
It lent considerable support to ensure the “125 Years of Coca-Cola” project was a success.
It assumes corporate responsibility (Corporate Social Responsibility programme) through a deep commitment to recycling and energy-saving measures.
It passed the extensive audit and complies with all the Supplier Guiding Principles.
With its responsiveness and flexibility, it matches Coca-Cola Hellenic’s dynamism and meets its long-term needs.
Claude R. Cornaz, CEO, and Marcello Montisci, Head of Marketing, Sales and Production Planning, travelled to Athens to accept the award. Claude Cornaz expressed his great joy at winning the award, saying: “This is a wonderful way to recognise the work our employees do every day!”