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Our CEO is awarded Director of the Year Award

Our Chief Executive, Derek Robertson scooped the Fife & Central Scotland, Regional Director of the Year Award, at the Institute of Directors awards event on 23 March.

The Director of the Year Awards, organised by the Institute of Directors celebrates individuals’ business achievements during 2016.  At a ceremony, held at the Crown Plaza Hotel in Glasgow, Derek won the Regional Director of the Year, Fife and Central category. 

Derek was nominated by the Scottish Council for Development & Industry in recognition of his leadership of our charity.

The judges said, "Derek recognises that success is about motivating people – customers and partners, his colleagues, and most of all himself. By awarding him the Regional Director of the Year award for Fife and Central Scotland we applaud Derek for his tireless commitment to organisational improvement.”

Fifteen top executives collected Director of the Year Awards, honouring the best in business across nine key director categories and six regional categories, after a record number of nominations were received.

The Awards reflect the diversity of business life in Scotland, with categories for big business, SMEs, charities and the public sector and applaud those individuals whose creativity, leadership or innovative business practices have led to success for their organisation and the communities they serve.

Derek Robertson commented: "I am flattered to have won this award from the Institute of Directors Scotland.  It is a reflection of the great team effort of all at Keep Scotland Beautiful as we work to make Scotland clean, green and more sustainable."

Cabinet Secretary for Economy, Jobs and Fair Work, Keith Brown MSP, said: “The Scottish Government is committed to supporting sustainable business growth, and fostering a fairer and more prosperous Scotland.  The Institute of Director’s Scottish Awards provides an annual opportunity to showcase the innovation and excellence of Scottish companies that underpins growth in our economy and which I see regularly as I visit companies across Scotland. It is only right that we continue to celebrate their achievements and I congratulate all those nominated tonight.”

 

24 March 2017

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