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We are delighted to announce that the GSS Superstar of the Month Awards for November and December 2018 go to…our colleagues, Protection Dog HandlerSeverino Cuzzolin and Detection Dog Handler – Nina Tanner.

Seve, who was worked for GSS for several years  now as a Protection Dog Handler on some of our highest profile client sites across the UK. Seve has received universal praise from clients for both his reliability and conscientiousness when on shift. Our office team view Seve has highly dependable and always willing to go the extra mile (figuratively and literally) to help out our operational efforts. Seve has also achieved over six months of KPI top marks during our site audits recording zero non-conformances in that time in relation to compliance or administrative aspects of his role.  

Nina has been with GSS for one year now, and like Seve, is both valued and praised by clients wherever she is deployed for us. The last year has seen Nina and her dogs Raymond and Bosco deployed at some of the UK’s most prestigious locations and a variety of different operating environments. She approaches each new task and challenge with warmth, positivity and professionalism. It’s has been our pleasure to provide Nina with the opportunities to develop her already exceptional skills as an Explosives Detection Dog Handler, delivering on a promise made at the outset of our relationship.

Speaking of the awards, Regional Operations Director – South, Kevin Wootton said “Recipients of these awards are always deserving but given some of the ‘above and beyond’ operational support Seve has provided us in the region over the last few months, it was a quick decision as far as we were all concerned for November. Similarly for December – Nina is an absolute delight to work with and has been since this time last year when we initially recruited her. She is highly respected by all members of our team and our clients highly value her effective and personable approach to her work. This award is actually recognition of a great first year’s work for GSS!”

The GSS Superstar Award has become an integral agenda item of our Monthly Senior Management Meetings, during which each member of our senior team puts forward a case for nomination. While the debate is constructive (and usually fun), the final selection is never easy, as there are always award-worthy examples given of our team members exceeding the standards expected of them. So, while we can only issue one award each month, we want to sincerely thank all members of our team for their continued support and hard work for our valued clients.