PepsiCo-Jordan received Pepsi-Cola International’s globally-renowned Donald M.Kendall (DMK) Award, under the category of Small Emerging Beverages Market, for the third time in five years. This prestigious Award recognizes excelling beverage companies based on a thorough evaluation process and specific criteria that cover quality standards, customer service, corporate social responsibility and growth scope, amongst others.
To mark this achievement, PepsiCo-Jordan held a celebratory event with its employees on Saturday 11th May, 2013, at the South Theater in Jerash. The event featured a dinner in honor of the Jordanian national football team - also known as Al Nashama. It was attended by the General Union of Food Industry President, Ahmad Abu Khadra, and Jordan Football Association (JFA) executive committee member, Munther Juneidi. Also present at the event were Al Nashama players, as well as JFA’s department heads. The celebratory event comprised performances by Jordanian singer Hussein Al-Salman and Jordanian artist Nabil Sawalha.
Over the course of the event, and in line with its ongoing efforts to support Jordanian football, PepsiCo-Jordan announced that it has made a financial donation to Al Nashama’s upcoming trip to Australia which marks their highly anticipated journey towards qualifying for the 2014 World Cup finals in Brazil.
During the event, PepsiCo-Jordan General Manager Eng. Nidal Hamam thanked the PepsiCo-Jordan team for their unwavering efforts which were key to receiving the Award. He went on to add, “It is with your dedicated efforts and teamwork that PepsiCo-Jordan has been recognized by Pepsi-Cola International’s DMKAwards. I am confident that with our unified goals and vision, we will continue to reach even greater heights of success.”
In turn, the attending employees congratulated PepsiCo-Jordan for receiving this well-deserved accolade and wished the Company continued success. They highlighted PepsiCo-Jordan’sproven track record as a socially responsible company that is fully aware of the importance of supporting its local community on various fronts and on different occasions.