The IoD’s East Midlands Director of the Year Awards just took place at the Crown Plaza in Nottingham. With 130 guests in attendance, the event celebrated the excellence, hard work and innovation of company directors in the region
Shahid Sheikh OBE, was named as the Overall Director of the Year. This was Shahid’s third award of the day as well as being Highly Comended for Global Director, sponsored by Department for International Trade.
Inclusivity Award, sponsored by East Midlands Business Link went to Shahid Sheikh OBE, MD of Clifton Packaging Group. He was praised by competition judges for running: “A truly multi-cultural company, employing people from many different nationalities.”
Innovation Award, sponsored by University of Lincoln was presented to Shahid Sheikh OBE. Judges said: “Shahid showed a great example of a truly market-orientated business, working in partnership with customers to develop and pioneer innovative packaging solutions.”
(L-R) Dominic Heale – Journalist and newsreader for the BBC, Garry Smith – Chairman, East Midlands, Shahid Sheikh OBE – Director Clifton Packaging Group, Ron Lynch – IoD East Midlands, Regional Director