By Patrick Avenell
Breville's Victorian sales team did something all Melbournites love doing, winning an award in Sydney at the company's national conference, held in early August.
In a double victory for Victoria, that state not only won the coveted State of the Year Award, but also dominated individual awards, winning three Sales Representatives of the Year gongs.
These awards were presented by Breville Australia GM Jeremy Sargeant and national sales manager Michael Aquilina.
In addition to these sales awards, Breville used its conference to highlight the positive contribution of its back office staff. Credit supervisor Kerry Isakka was the big winner here - named the inaugural 'Food Thinker of the Year' - quite an honour at a company that takes food for thought very seriously.
Breville staff celebrate with their golden appliance trophy: (from left) Julie Josephs, Marc Doherty, Donna Maishman, Gary Lawrence, Daniel Pritchett and Michael Aquilina.