Dr Nik Kotecha OBE, Chief Executive Officer of Morningside Pharmaceuticals Ltd, Leicestershire was named as the Institute of Directors (IoD) East Midlands Director of the Year at an awards event on Friday 23rd June 2017.
Praised by the judges for his vision of “making quality healthcare an affordable and accessible reality throughout the world” Nik Kotecha not only won the Overall Award but also the Corporate Responsibility and Large Company categories in the regional competition. He was presented with the Director of the Year Award by Mike Carr, Pro Vice-Chancellor of Nottingham Trent University.
Introducing the awards, Ron Lynch, IoD East Midlands Regional Director, said: “They recognise excellence on the part of directors in the East Midlands. Those who have done something special and achieved something very significant. All our entrants deserve praise for their achievements in a challenging business environment.”
The winners were revealed at the East Midlands Director of the Year Awards 2017 presentation lunch at Nottingham Conference Centre, Nottingham Trent University. It was hosted by BBC East Midlands presenter Dominic Heale. A range of local businesses and organisations supported the awards: Nottingham Trent University, Lloyds Bank, Nottingham Business School, Rachel Hargrave Consulting, Nelsons, Department for International Trade, Chamber Media Services and Loughborough University.
Winners of these coveted regional awards will go on to the IoD’s National Awards The National Director of the Year awards will be announced on 22nd September at the Lancaster London Hotel.
Applications were received from Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire and Nottinghamshire for the region’s top awards scheme, which recognises excellence and enterprise in the boardroom.
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