boss recognised at IOD Scotland Awards
on: March 7, 2008, 4:06 am
Release Author: BIGMOUTHMEDIA
Release Summary: Bigmouthmedia CEO Steve Leach has scooped the prize
for Regional Director of the Year in his first year as a nominee
at a prestigious event organised by the Institute of Directors in
Release Body: Bigmouthmedia CEO Steve Leach has been named
Regional Director of the Year at a prestigious annual event organised
by the Institute of Directors in Scotland.
the prize in his first year as a nominee, the founder of Europe's
largest digital marketing
agency edged ahead of a shortlist of Scotland's best entrepreneurial
talent to walk out a winner from a packed presentation dinner. Accorded
the honour by a judging panel consisting of some of the country's
most influential business figures, the award represents the fourth
major accolade he has picked up in the last 12 months.
absolutely delighted. Scottish Awards have always
been very important to us because while we may have become a rapidly
expanding international organisation, our UK headquarters is still
in Edinburgh and we are extremely proud of the roots that made the
company what it is today," said Leach.
in their fourth year, the prizes for IoD Scotland's Director
of the Year Awards were presented at a ceremony in Glasgow's
Crowne Plaza last night.
event marks the start of an exciting month for Leach and the bigmouthmedia
team. Already short listed for a raft of major accolades, March
will see the company competing for gongs at the Revolution
Awards, Fast Growth Business Awards and the UK Technology and Innovation
Notes to Editor:
in 1997, bigmouthmedia are leaders in digital marketing,
with a team of over 200 staff across 13 offices in 10 countries
on 3 continents the company maximizes return and exposure for major
brands online through a variety of fully integrated digital marketing
Engine Optimisation, Pay
Per Click Management, Display Advertising, Affiliate
Marketing, Social Networking, Brand Monitoring, Online PR and
services big-brand customers globally including: Adidas,
Hilton, British Airways, Tesco, Aer Lingus, BP, Barclays, Castrol,
Conrad International, Dorling Kindersley, Early Learning Centre,
easyCar, Fasthosts, Jumeirah, Canon, Samsung, Starbucks, Top Man,
Debenhams, Which?, Lacoste, Euler Hermes and Wall Street Institute.
is a Deloitte Fast Growth winner and a 2007 FT
Best Place to Work. 2007 saw the company celebrate its
tenth anniversary and global CEO Steve Leach celebrated
a unique hat-trick of major business awards; UK Entrepreneur of
the Year title at the National Business Awards and National
Business Awards for Scotland, as well as UK Entrepreneur
of the Year at the prestigious CBI-backed Growing
Launched in 2004, the IoD Scotland Director of the Year
Awards Scheme was created to recognise and celebrate the
exceptional achievements of individuals at director level from a
whole spectrum of the business community in Scotland. The
IoD firmly believes that it is important for business leaders
in Scotland to be recognised for their achievements. We think it
fitting that their leadership and the contribution it makes to business
success and Scotland's prosperity is publicly acknowledged.
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