Dell voted the CEO Choice Award
Dell who employ over 4,000 people in Limerick has been voted the CEO Choice Award as the most reliable desktop manufacturer.
The European-wide awards were presented by Frost and Sullivan, a global growth consulting company, and was voted by CEOs and company presidents· across Europe.
"Dell has shown itself to be a market leader when it comes to providing products that meet the needs of its customers.
"This award recognises the high esteem within which Dell is held by CEOs and company presidents across Europe," said Katerina Konstantinou, research executive at Frost and Sullivan.
The annual CEO Choice award programme recognises companies and products that have earned the preference of business lead. ers and .is valued for the influence that CEOs exert on husiness Dreferences.
As well as receiving the 2005 accolade for most reliable desktop manufacture~ Dell also gained the highest score in the following award categories for desktop computers-most reliable, best value for money, best overall quality and most pre-loaded software applications.
Fergus Murphy, the Head of Marketing Dell Ireland said that the company constantly focuses on customer's experience of Dell computers and also work to improve their standards based on that information:
"Dell's climb to market leadership is the result of persistent focus on delivering the best possible customer experience by directly selling standardsbased computing products and services and this award is in recognition of that," said Mr Murphy.
"Our direct contact with customers allows us to respond to customer requirements quickly and easily; all while providing products and services at best-value," he added.
Dell Limerick holds the EMEA Centre of Competency for Communications and Network Product Development. This is the centralised base of operations for high level support for server and storage customers and is the single point of accountability for Dell's global customers based in the EMEA region.
Dell Limerick is also home to a number of centralised European accounting functions including the EMEA Treasury Group who control all of Dell's bank accounts across the region, the EMEA Invoicing Group, which holds responsibility for customer invoicing for twenty one countries across the region and the EMEA Service Operations Finance who provide accounting and business solutions support to Dell Services-related activities across the region.