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IoD West Midlands Chairman, Dr Jason Wouhra, awarded OBE

Sue Hurrell 24 Jul 2017
IoD West Midlands

Dr Jason Wouhra, Regional Chairman and Director of East End Foods has been awarded an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours for services to business and international trade.

A qualified lawyer, Jason is Chairman of the West Midlands Region of the Institute of Directors. He was the youngest person ever to be appointed as an IoD Chairman and also to hold the status of ‘Chartered Director’ which is the highest qualification the IoD can award. Jason is on the board of Aston University where he holds an honorary doctorate. Additionally, apart from his business life Jason has raised many hundreds of thousands of pounds for McMillan Cancer.

He was famously named ‘The Spice Man’ by HRH Price Charles for importing spice from India and very successfully sending it back to them! IoD West Midlands Regional Director, Calum Nisbet said: “ I was absolutely delighted to hear this wonderful news. Jason has been a fantastic advocate for hard working company directors in our region over many years. He is central to the running of East End Foods, a £200 million company based in the West Midlands. Jason is the most generous person I know and to my knowledge has never refused to help an IoD Member seeking help or advice”

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