May 06, 2014 // Franchising.com // Rockledge, Fla. – Pirtek, an industry leader in fluid power system hose repair, has announced Jim Lager, a multi-unit Pirtek franchisee in Dallas, has won Multi-Unit Franchisee Magazine's 2014 Most Valuable Performer (MVP) Awards.
Jim Lager, received the Veteran Award, at the 13th annual Multi-Unit Franchising Conference in Las Vegas and was recognized on stage during a special session on Thursday, April 24. In addition, he will receive an exclusive profile in Multi-Unit Franchisee Magazine, a feature on mufranchisee.com, and an impressive award to display in his office.
"Jim continues to grow with Pirtek and has been a true asset to our franchise organization. He works with the corporate team on projects to improve the system and has spent weeks on-site at other Pirtek centers across the country to help fellow owners with their businesses," Vice President of Franchise Development, Gwyn O'Kane, said. "He understands his success is also dependent on other owners, and with his general franchising experience, he has become a great mentor to the Pirtek system. We are very pleased he has been recognized for these incredible accomplishments."
Multi-Unit Franchisee Magazine honors franchisee excellence with its annual MVP Awards by looking for the best and the brightest franchisees – the power operators, the innovators, the creative thinkers, who have demonstrated outstanding performance in growing both their organization and their brands.
"We're proud to recognize their hard work and dedication," says Therese Thilgen, CEO of Franchise Update Media. "Each year, I am amazed at the quality of the candidates, the support, and the accomplishments that these people bring to the franchise industry."
To be considered for a 2014 Most Valuable Performer Awards, multi-unit franchisees must have at least five (5) operating units, and have been in a franchise system for a minimum of two years. Multi-unit franchisees were able to nominate themselves or fellow multi-unit franchisees, while franchisors could nominate outstanding multi-unit franchisee performers in their systems.
Pirtek is the fluid power system leader in sales and service, the only brand of its kind in franchising in the United States. Pirtek boasts nearly 400 units in 22 countries around the world, and has more than 30 years of experience in the hydraulic and pneumatic hose-replacement space. Powered by an industry-leading approach to sales and service and backed by a corporate center passionate about its franchisees and customers, Pirtek offers unmatched service and logistics. For more information or for franchising opportunities, please visit www.OwnaPirtek.com.
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