The founder of Beech Holdings was shortlisted for the category amongst other prestigious directors at the annual Institute of Directors (IoD) Director of the Year Awards 2017.
The North West’s top business talent was celebrated at the Awards Dinner on Thursday 30 March 2017 at The Midland Hotel in Manchester. Recognising the diverse achievements of the region’s most entrepreneurial and inspiring business leaders, the awards ranged from ‘Start-Up Director of the Year’ to ‘Director of the Year Award – International Company’.
Stephen Beech commented: “It is an honour for me to be shortlisted amongst such talented directors, and awards like this show how much strong entrepreneurial talent there is in the North West.”
Hundreds of business people attended the awards, which has gained its coveted reputation for highlighting the success of directors in the North West – from young businesses leading a small but driven team, to large corporations based regionally but overseeing operations throughout the world.
The IoD Director of the Year Awards recognises achievements in a whole host of sectors, including healthcare, hospitality, construction and marketing, demonstrating the rich, varied and thriving economy in the North West.
Claire Ebrey, North West Regional Director at the Institute of Directors said: “The awards embody the IoD’s philosophy of encouraging entrepreneurial activity and promoting responsible business practice for the benefit of the business community and society as a whole. The achievements of the above business leaders are a real celebration of this.”
For more information, please visit the IoD Awards website.