Our annual Yorkshire & North East Director of the Year Awards has grown over the years to represent the pinnacle of leadership and business excellence highlighting the significant contribution business leaders can make to society and the economic prosperity in our region. Directors from diverse regional businesses have been recognised at these prestigious awards.
The event will provide you and your team with an exceptional hospitality opportunity at the awards ceremony, taking place on Thursday 5th July 2018 at the Principal York
Celebrate with our 2018 regional finalistsDirector of the Year - Global David Langworth Chairman NM GroupRavi Sharma Director Pet Brands LimitedDirector of the Year - SME Duncan Oakes Sales Director ClearPoint Recycling LtdAdeem Younis Chairman Penny AppealSunny Sharma Director Pet BrandsDavid Winton Chief Executive Officer The Energy CheckSunny Sharma Director Paramount Retail GroupLaura Bartlett Director House of Coco LtdDirector of the Year - Family Naveen Ahmed Managing Director The Parklane GroupJames Biggin Managing Director Steel City Marketing LtdJason Mace Managing Director Gala Tent LtdDirector of the Year - Start-Up Simon Edwards Co-founder & Operations Director LightStartAhmad Akhtar CEO The Scan Room Ltd Ben Maughan Managing Director Epic Social LimitedClaire Shakespeare Founder & Director Butterfly TreeBen Barker Managing Director Artemis Brew LtdDirector of the Year - New Dr William Beer Managing Director Tunley EngineeringSally Hart Operations Director George F White LLPNicholas Oates Director Fabricom Offshore ServicesLisa Harvey Marketing Director GRO Marketing LtdJason Taylor Managing Director PugataDirector of the Year - Public / Third Sector Kathryn Lavery Chairman Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS TrustTracey Moore Group Development Manager PNE GroupKash Singh Founder, Director & CEO One Britain One Nation OBONAdeem Younis Chairman Penny AppealPatricia Alexander Managing Director Shared Interest SocietySimon Wallis Director The Hepworth WakefieldClaire Malcolm Chief Executive New Writing NorthJan Garrill Chief Executive Two Ridings Community FoundationDirector of the Year - Non-Executive Kathryn Lavery Chairman Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust,Colin Glass OBE Partner WGN Business Advisors and Chartered AccountantsJo Haigh CEO FDS Director ServicesPaul Bolton Non-Executive Director Relate Mid-YorksDirector of the Year - Innovation Aldo Monteforte CEO & Founder The Floow LtdDaniel Lee-Bursnall Commercial Director Incremental Solutions LtdAlex Foreman Managing Director Total Recycling ServicesAidan Sunter Director Epic Social LimitedProfessor Gary Green Chief Technology Officer York InstrumentsJacqui Hall Managing Director CNG ltdCharles Fawcett Founder & Managing Director Twisted AutomotiveAlan Dempsey Managing Director Green Frog GenovateDaniel Gill Founder & Creative Director Dine DeliveredLorraine Aikhanizadeh Marketing Director Kavendor LtdMartin Port Founder & CEO BigChangeProfessor Adam Beaumont Chief Executive Officer aqlDirector of the Year - Inclusivity Tracy Wray Director of HR and Communications The University of SheffieldSharon Needle Managing Director Needle PartnersAdeem Younis Chairman Penny AppealDirector of the Year - CSR Kate Krachai Director Quality ContextGeoff Shepherd Managing Director iSource Group / The Yorkshire MafiaJo Barnes Director Sewell Investments / Managing Director Shared Agenda Sewell Group (includes Sewell Investments Ltd & Shared Agenda Solutions Ltd)Clair Challenor-Chadwick Managing Director Cause UKMartin Port Founder & CEO BigChangeChairman's Award for Excellence in Director and Board Practice Heidi Mottram CEO Northumbrian WaterRichard Harpin Founder & CEO HomeServe plc The winner for each category will be named at the black-tie Awards Dinner at the Principal York hotel on 5 July and will go forward to represent the region at the national Director of the Year finals later in the year.
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