E&J Gallo RECEIVES LEADERSHIP AWARD
E&J Gallo Winery was recently awarded the Dale Carnegie Training Leadership Award, making it the first organization in its category to receive this honor. The recognition was awarded to Gallo as an industry leader committed to the development of their employees. Accepting the award on behalf of Joseph E. Gallo, Co-Chairman, President and CEO for E&J Gallo Winery, was Steve Sprinkle, National Sales Vice President. The award was presented by Peter Handal, Chairman, President and CEO of Dale Carnegie Training during Gallo’s annual conference in Carlsbad, California. The Dale Carnegie Leadership Award is presented to companies dedicated to the philosophy that their people are as important to the overall success of their organization as any technology, patent or business strategy. These businesses are committed to improving their organizational performance by developing their people. The award criteria includes recognition as an industry leader or benchmark entity, having a strategic plan that includes driving performance via professional development, and sustaining that commitment for a minimum of 5 years. Established in 1985, this prestigious award has been presented to approximately 3OO organizations worldwide.