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RWTA reveals Australian Frank Vale winner 2023

Frank Vale Awards 2023 winner

Marianne Kintzel, Executive Officer of the RWTA, tells MHD about the new Australian Frank Vale Winner 2023, and why the Global NextGen Award is such a significant accolade.

The Refrigerated Warehouse and Transport Association of Australia Ltd (RWTA) announces the Australian Frank Vale Winner 2023, Stacey Cook of NewCold has won the GCCA NEXTGEN International Award in Scottsdale Arizona. 

In a recent triumph for the Australian cold chain industry, Stacey Cook of Newcold has clinched the 2023 GCCA NEXTGEN award in Arizona. This momentous recognition came during the 81st RWTA Conference and Exhibition where she had previously been honoured as the winner of the RWTA Frank Vale Award.

The Global NextGen Award is not just any accolade. It stands as a testament to the exemplary young professionals who drive innovation in the global cold chain sector. This win cements Stacey’s position among those who aren’t just leaders of tomorrow but are making waves today.

Upon being crowned the national winner of the coveted Frank Vale Award, Stacey earned her ticket to the international arena, representing Australia in Scottsdale, Arizona, at the GCCA’s Next Gen Award ceremony. 

Candidates have showcased excellence in their domain, insight into their organisation’s core values, and a potential to shine even brighter in the industry’s many facets

“The international competition this year was of the highest standard, making clear the impressive talent that this industry has to offer,” says Marianne Kintzel, Executive Officer of the RWTA.

She notes the selection process was rigorous, and each finalist underwent an evaluation by global industry stalwarts, focusing on their industry expertise, history of excellence, communication, and leadership prowess. They also presented their insights at the Convention’s general session.

Initiated in 1993, the Australian Frank Vale Award identifies and applauds young professionals under 35, who, with a minimum of three years in the cold chain industry, display leadership potential and a commitment to uplifting the Australian Cold Chain Industry’s standards.

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