SPAR NI retailer Peter McBride made an MBE

December 31, 2022 IN THE CATEGORY: Awards and prizes, People

Peter McBride, an independent SPAR retailer, has been recognised for services to the economy and the community in County Tyrone in Northern Ireland. He has been made an MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) in the New Year Honours List 2023. The New Year Honours List, published by order of King Charles III, marks the incredible public service of individuals from across the United Kingdom.

Commenting on this recognition, Tobias Wasmuht, Managing Director of SPAR International said: “Peter is a true SPAR ambassador internationally, a great retailer, a leader for the independent retail sector, and a local champion for the communities he supports. On behalf of the fellow board members of the International SPAR Guild of retailers on which Peter has served since 2019, I extend our appreciation and heartfelt congratulations to Peter and his family.”

Recipients in the New Year Honours List 2023 have been awarded for their outstanding contributions across all parts of the UK for their work on areas including sustained public service, youth engagement and community work.
The awards and their recipients are published in the London Gazette.

Source: RetailNI

Read more about Peter McBride and his nomination to the International SPAR Guild of retailers.