The final countdown has started to the 2021 Director of the Year Awards for Yorkshire and the North East.
We are delighted to be staging our prestigious awards after a very challenging time for everyone in business.
The winners will be revealed at a virtual awards ceremony on 18 November hosted by IoD regional chair Delroy Beverley and Rashmi Dube, who was recently appointed IoD national spokesperson for policy and governance.
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Congratulations to all the directors who have made the finalists’ roll of honour. The shortlist represents the spectrum of business and industry across Yorkshire and the North East, from young entrepreneurs to experienced chief executives.
View the 2021 awards finalists here
Our judges faced the difficult task of selecting this year’s finalists and winners and have done an outstanding job. The judging panel was chaired by Simon Walton, managing partner of Berwick Partners/Odgers Berndtson, Leeds. He was joined by Ian Dormer of Rosh Engineering; Margaret Wood, ICW (UK); Diane Cheesebrough, Bloom/V4 UK Holdings; and Keith Jackson, Brandon Medical.
A special mention also to our awards partners, the North East Local Enterprise Partnership and Sparq.
The countdown has started. There’s not long to wait. Join us live on 18 November to see this year’s winners crowned!