Friday evening noticed the winners of the second annual Finance Awards Wales – backed by Recruit 121 Finance and Accounting – discovered at a glittering ceremony held at Cardiff’s City Hall and hosted by using Timothy Rhys-Evans MBE founder and musical director of the choir Only Men Aloud! , Only Boys Aloud and youngsters’ choir Only Kids Aloud.
The Awards had been set up to comprehend and have a good time the achievements of Wales’ expanding Finance region – the quickest developing inside the UK and domestic to a number of the most exciting and revolutionary players in the enterprise.
With 400 people in attendance at the night, 13 awards were passed out with Principality Building Society triumphing the Financial Services Team of the Year award.
Leekes Retail and Leisure Group scooped the award for Medium/Large Finance Team of the Year, while Marc Davies of Flexicare, prevailing Chief Financial Officer/Finance Director of the Year of an employer over £25 million. The brilliant contribution to Finance in Wales this yr went to Frank Holmes Founding Partner Gambit Corporate Finance LLP.
Matthew Hyde, dealing with the director of Finance Awards Wales, stated:
“In a changing global, and in particular in times of uncertainty, one element is certain. That humans are the difference. Finance Awards Wales celebrates the proficient finance experts of Wales and realize the crucial position they play inside the Welsh economy and in the companies they constitute.
“The fashionable and wide variety of entries handed expectations and people who walked away with their awards are deserved winners.”
Che Hooking, managing director of headline sponsors, Recruit 121 Finance and Accounting, stated:
“We are extremely joyful to had been concerned in these awards and to have the opportunity to play a part in celebrating the very pleasant Finance agencies and individuals in Wales.
“By shining the spotlight on the numerous achievements in the area over the last three hundred and sixty-five days, our wish is that an increasing number of people will realize the extraordinary contribution of the Finance zone which in turn will spur its persisted boom over the following three hundred and sixty-five days and beyond.”
The awards recognized the one’s organizations and people who’ve loved substantial fulfillment during the last one year and made a vast contribution both to the Finance area and to the broader Welsh economic system itself.
On the launch of the 2019 Awards, Ken Skates, Wales’ Economy & Infrastructure Cabinet Secretary, stated:
“I welcome this 2nd year of the Finance Awards Wales and applaud the organizers’ ongoing work to show off the talented experts who make up our flourishing Finance quarter..”
The Winners of the Finance Awards Wales 2019 are:
Rising Star of the Year subsidized by Blake Morgan
Kerry Burger from Burns Pet Nutrition
Independent Practice of the Year backed by Grant Stephens Family Law
Allchurch and Co
Accounts Assistant of the Year subsidized via Bluegg
Craig Radford from NewLaw Solicitors
Financial Services Finance Team of the Year sponsored through Hodge Bank
Principality Building Society
Accountant of the Year subsidized by Bibby Financial Services
Angela England from LexisNexis Risk Solutions
Corporate Finance Team of the Year backed by Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales
Gambit Corporate Finance LLP
Small Finance Team of the Year sponsored via Towergate coverage Brokers
Finance Controller of the Year sponsored by using Robert Ingram Wealth Management
Nick Bellew from Arcadis UK
Medium/Large Finance Team of the Year sponsored by means of The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants
Leekes Retail and Leisure Group
Chief Financial Officer/Finance Director of the Year of a company up to £25 million Sponsored with the aid of Grant Thornton
Ali Saigar from Kagool
Young Finance Director of the Year sponsored by way of Assurance Accountancy
Joseph Towler from Zenith Print Group
Chief Financial Officer/Finance Director of the Year of an organization over £25 million Sponsored by Grant Thornton
Marc Davies from Flexicare Medical
Maria Goddard from Awen Cultural Trust
Robert Price from JoJo Maman Bébé
Robbie Brotherton from Principality Society
Louise Frampton from Thames Valley Construction