IoD West Midlands’ Director of the Year 2017 Applications open now. Please download your application form and apply today.
The award categories, listed below, have been chosen to reflect, recognise and reward the achievements of our West Midlands business leaders.
It is acceptable to put forward an individual for more than one category.
Open to directors of companies with an annual turnover of under £9.99M.
Open to directors of companies with an annual turnover of £10M-£99.99M.
Open to directors of companies with an annual turnover of over £100M.
Open to all directors in UK-based companies with overseas sales. The entrant must be able to show that a minimum of 25% of the company’s turnover comes from overseas sales and must be successful in exporting, and committed to continued growth in the international arena.
Open to directors under the age of 42 on the closing dates for entries, who are able to point to outstanding achievements over the past 12 months.
Open to directors in the second-generation or more family businesses and will have responded to the specific challenges that face directors in such well-established firms.
Leadership in CSR
Open to those directors who are able to demonstrate that, through their direct actions and leadership, their business has made a positive impact on the local community, wider society and/or the environment.
Open to directors in the public sector as well as those working in the third sector and other charitable or not-for-profit organisations.
Entrants will hold a non-executive director position within a company, public or third sector organisation and be able to highlight the role that they have played in its overall success and growth.
Download application form