Influential Businesswoman Awards 2023

Acquisition International - Influential Businesswoman Awards 2023 69 ay back in February 2018, The Muff Liquor Company was forged. With humble beginnings that started with Laura’s grandfather, Philip McClenaghan, this small business rapidly evolved in terms of both its award-winning spirits, and its drive to make a lasting impact on the lives it touched. By re-inventing old products for the modern customer, Laura has defied all odds, whilst still honouring the heritage of her luxurious liquor brand. Though the alcohol and spirits industry is a typically male dominated sphere, Laura has never once let this intervene with her pursuit of delivering her dream to people around the globe. Her steadfast attitude and kind persona has equipped her with all of the means to succeed without having to view men as her competition, and the result is a brilliant business that’s only thrived since its inception five years ago. Her passion shines through each and every product The Muff Liquor Company provides, resulting in a truly undeniable sense of unity within the business. As a result of her entrepreneurial background, Laura has followed in the footsteps of both her father and grandfather to create something truly special. It’s thanks to growing up around strong, ambitious, and determined people that she was able to shape herself into the woman she is today, resulting in a resound work ethic that really shows throughout The Muff Company’s success. Partner this with Laura’s overwhelming love for the team around her, and you’ve got a businesswoman who is defined by the hard work and dedication that she’s showcased again and again throughout her lifetime. However, despite her personal progression within the industry, Laura makes it abundantly clear that she couldn’t have accomplished any of it alone. She values every individual that has contributed towards the success of the business, and holds each and every staff member underneath The Muff Liquor name in high regard. It’s Laura’s job to play to her employee’s strengths, which is sure to lead towards her cultivating the business leaders of tomorrow. Not only has she mastered the craft of her business, but she’s an expert in fostering talent growth in a way that’s incredibly inspiring. Though The Muff Liquor Company has already garnered an immense amount of success, Laura has high hopes for the future. Her love W for both the company and the team is unrelenting, and it’s sure to herald a multitude of results in the years to come. The Muff Liquor Company is currently building its distillery in Muff, creating its retail shop, and designing a spirit experience to be opened next summer. We’re very proud to award her with the title of Handcrafted Spirits Business Leader of the Year 2023 (Western Europe), and we simply can’t wait to see what the rest of the year has in store for The Muff Liquor Company. Contact: Laura Bonner Company: The Muff Liquor Company Web Address: Producing award-winning potato based Irish spirits, The Muff Liquor Company has devoted itself towards delivering a one-of-a-kind drinking experience for patrons across the world. And with investments from the likes of Ed Sheeran, Russell Crowe, Jimmy Carr, and Ronan Keating, The Muff Liquor Company has made a name for itself as a spirits business that needs to be seen to be believed. Of course, none of this would be possible without its brilliant business leader, Laura Bonner, and her talented team. Handcrafted Spirits Business Leader of the Year 2023 (Western Europe): Laura Bonner Contact: Laura Bonner Company: The Muff Liquor Company Web Address: May23068