The Awards recognise leaders across the private, third and public sectors who have set exceptional standards of leadership and demonstrated good corporate governance.
Large Company Director of the Year (annual turnover of over £100m) sponsored by First Trust Bank
Mark Nodder - Wrights Group Ltd
Mid-Market Director of the Year sponsored by the William J Clinton Leadership Institute
Brendan Mooney - Kainos Group plc
SME Company of the Year (annual turnover of under £10m) sponsored by Ulster University Business School
Paul McElvaney - Learning Pool
Family Business Director of the Year sponsored by BDO Northern Ireland
Brian McErlain CDir - Genesis Crafty
Highly commended in this category: Joanne Molloy - TS Foods
Young Director of the Year (under the age of 42) sponsored by First Trust Bank
Brendan McGurgan CDir - CDE Global Ltd
Public Sector Director of the Year sponsored by First Trust Bank and Capita Managed IT Solutions
Alastair Hamilton CDir - Invest Northern Ireland
Third Sector Director of the Year sponsored by First Trust Bank
Brian Murray - The Workspace Group
International Director of the Year sponsored by 4c Executive Search
Gareth Loye – M&M Contractors
Director of the Year for Leadership in Corporate Responsibility sponsored by First Trust Bank
Carla Tully – AES UK & Ireland
Non-Executive Director of the Year sponsored by Invest Northern Ireland
Colin Coffey CDir – Flint Studios
All the Northern Ireland winners will be nominated for the UK Director of the Year Awards which take place on 23 October 2016.
The Awards event was hosted by local writer and comedian,Tim McGarry.