Winners of operator’s annual business awards announced at Partner of the Year awards
Total, Active Digital, Carphone Warehouse Business, 2 Circles and Cellhire were the big winners at O2’s annual Partner of the Year Awards for 2012.
The event, held at the Grove Hotel in Hertfordshire, was hosted by O2 business director Ben Dowd and head of indirect sales Anton Le Saux.
B2B dealer Active Digital was named the operator’s Centre of Excellence (CoE) partner of the year, while Carphone Warehouse Business was named Distribution Partner of the Year.
Others included O2 Data CoE partner Total being named Wholesale Partner of the Year, and B2B dealer 2 Circles retained its Joined Up Communications Wholesale Partner of the Year award.
Special recognition was also given to international handset hire firm Cellhire for its work with the operator during last summer’s London Olympics.
Active Digital company director Richard Groves said: “This award confirms our place as one of the leading communications companies in Europe. A big thank you to our loyal team and ambassadors Steve Backley, Owen Farrell and Richard Wigglesworth for all of their support and hard work.”
Total managing director Stuart Baikie said: “Being named O2 Wholesale Partner of the Year is an absolute honour and a great reflection of the hard work and commitment of all the team here.”
2 Circles sales director Steve McConnell said: “It’s an honour to be recognised for the amount of business we have given to O2.”