Selecta awarded the 2019 Operational Excellence prize by MEDEF

Cham, Switzerland, January 31, 2019: Selecta, the leading unattended self-service coffee and convenience food provider in Europe, has been awarded the 2019 Prize for Operational Excellence by MEDEF (Mouvement des entreprises de France) in partnership with AFQP (Associ-ation France Qualité Performance).

The prize recognises Selecta’s operational performance in France, including: the company’s approach to customer service, partnerships and commercial excellence; technological innova-tions; and the successful integration of Pelican Rouge.

David Flochel, CEO of Selecta Group, commented: “We are very proud to have received this prestigious award, which recognises the hard work from all of our employees during the recent transformation of the business.”

Anthony Giron, Managing Director Region France, Selecta, said: “We are delighted with the progress that we have made in France over the last year. This prize is an acknowledgement of our continued commitment to excellence and focus on customer relationships.”

MEDEF is a French employer federation, which supports the spirit of enterprise around the world. It works with organisations in civil society to promote job creation and economic growth.

The Association France Qualité Performance (AFQP) brings together 1,850 public and private sector stakeholders from across France. It fosters dialogue to establish areas of commonality and best practice.

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About Selecta Group

Headquartered in Switzerland since 1957, Selecta is a European leader in unattended self-ser-vice coffee and convenience food, operating in 16 European countries. An annual turnover of EUR 1.5 billion is a testament to the passion and dedication of more than 9,000 highly skilled Selecta employees, providing great quality coffee brands and convenient food and beverages concepts for the workplace, on-the-go as well as hotels, restaurants and cafes (“HoReCa”). For further information, please visit