Jersey business leaders are finalists in national Institute of Director Awards – for third year running

| July 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

All six winners of this year’s Jersey Director of the Year Awards have been shortlisted in the national IoD Director of the Year Awards UK Final.

It is the third successive year that all of Jersey’s winners have gone through to the UK finals, which recognise and celebrate the exceptional achievements of individuals at director level within private, public and voluntary organisations across Britain.

Wendy Dorman, IoD Jersey Branch Chair, said: “The quality of entries we receive for our regional awards is consistently high and for the third year in a row, all the winners in the Jersey awards have made it through to the national UK finals. This is a fantastic achievement for our business leaders and reflects the talent that exists in Jersey’s business community.”

The finalists are:

Director of the Year (Large Company)

Mark Pesco, group managing director, First Names Group

Director of the Year (SME Company)

Claire Boscq-Scott, managing director, Claire Boscq-Scott Customer Services

Chris Clark, CEO, Prosperity 24.7

Young Director of the Year

Ben Davies, director, Sixbynine Ltd

Global Director of the Year

Mark Loane, CEO, C5 Alliance Group Limited

Public / Third Sector Director of the Year

John McGuinness, head teacher, Grainville School

The shortlisted Jersey contingent, along with another 60 of the UK’s most successful company directors from across England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales, will discover on Friday 24 October whether they have won a prestigious award at the IoD Director of the Year Awards UK Final ceremony, which will be held at the Lancaster London Hotel.

Last year, Eamonn Elliott, general manager of the Grand Jersey, won the UK title Young Director of the Year, and the year before that Eliot Lincoln, CEO of Greenlight, won the same award.

The winners of the Jersey Director of the Year Awards were announced at a black tie Awards dinner in May, hosted by writer, broadcaster, former MP and Government Whip Gyles Brandreth.

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