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IoD East of England Director of the Year Awards 2016

As active members and supporters of the Institute of Directors in the East of England, we were delighted to attend the awards for the East of England Director of the Year Awards 2016 at the Jockey Club last week. 

Park City's Operations Director, and recent former Chairman of the IoD, Tim Price said that the awards were "a great way to recognise and promote the high quality of business leaders in our region" and offered his congratulations to both the winners and the highly commended candidates.


The highly commended candidates are as follows:

International Director:                     Christine Bhatt, Systematics International

Up to £10m Business Director:   Tom Fletcher, Jackson Fire and Security Solutions

CSR Director:                                         Gary Packham, Lord Ashcroft International Business School,                                                                                                                          Anglia Ruskin University

Young Director:                                    Helen Rudd, Prominent PR

Public & Third Sector Director:   Emma Thornton, Visit Cambridge and Beyond


The winners in each category are as follows:

£100m+ Business Director:                 Mark Abraham, Wilson James                  

Young Director:                                          Frederick Furber, F&M Cosmetics

CSR Director:                                               David Gill, St John’s Innovation Centre

Public & Third Sector Director:         Sean Kent, Freebridge Community Housing 

International Director:                           Oliver Lincoln, VestGuard UK

£10m - £99m Business Director:      Michael Swinhoe, Z-Tech Control Systems

Family Business Director:                    Andy Wood, Adnams

Up to £10m Business Director:        Claire Woodman, Poppy Nursing and Care Services

The overall winner for the Region is Oliver Lincoln of Vestguard UK.

The category winners of the East of England Awards will be put forward for the IoD Director of the Year Awards UK National Final later in the year. There they will compete with other winners from across the UK, culminating in a prestigious event in London.


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