The IoD has announced the island's 10 Directors of the Year for 2021.
The winners were revealed in a black-tie ceremony at the Royal Yacht on Friday, attended by the Chief Minister, Bailiff and Lieutenant Governor, with entertainment from comedian Rory Bremner.
They were selected by a judging panel chaired by Kevin Keen, sitting alongside John Henwood MBE, Brendan McMahon, Dr Lesley Dickie, Kate Wright, Kristina Le Feuvre, and Tom Hacquoil.
IoD Jersey Chair Lisa Springate also presented three Chair’s awards to former Jersey Hospitality Association CEO Simon Soar, Jersey Business CEO Graeme Smith and Digital Jersey CEO Tony Moretta in recognition of their work during the pandemic.
“The Chair usually only presents one discretionary award, but the last eighteen months have seen unprecedented challenges. All three of our recipients have demonstrated real leadership, helping to navigate their organisations and communities through the most difficult trading conditions in living memory,” she explained.
“They have inspired and led from the top, displaying the values, vision, and determination the IoD holds so highly.”
Director of the Year – Large Business: Mark Cox, Co-Op CEO
Director of the Year – SME Business: Dan Hare, Founder, MD, Continuum
Director of the Year - Family Business: Gavin Reid, MD, Randalls Limited
Director of the Year - Public Sector: Rebecca Sherrington, Head of Vaccination Programme, Government of Jersey
Director of the Year - Third Sector: Ruth Brunton, CEO, Brighter Futures Limited
Young Director of the Year: Lee Bosio, MD, Vaiie
Director of the Year - Start-up: Michelle Ryan, Commercial Director, True Limited
Non-Executive Director of the Year: Phil Male, Chairman, JT Group Limited
Director of the Year – Sustainability: Thomas Noel, Director of Corporate Affairs and Sustainability, JT Group Limited
Director of the Year - Diversity and Inclusion: Heather MacCallum, Co-Chair, The Jersey Community Foundation
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