The Business & Finance Awards, in association with KPMG, have been recognising excellence in Irish business for over 40 years and is the longest running and most coveted business awards programme in Ireland. The 44th Annual Business & Finance Irish Business Awards took place on Thursday, December 13th 2018.
The awards reflect the views, not only of the award’s judging panel, but also of business leaders and entrepreneurs throughout Ireland’s leading companies. Each year the Awards are attended by over 800 CEOs and business leaders and supported by a select group of corporate patrons.
The 2018 Awards saw Former President of Ireland, Mary McAleese being honoured with the TK Whitaker Award for Outstanding Contribution to Public Life and former President of the European Commission José Manuel Barroso received the Sutherland Leadership Award.