Business Executive of the Year 2014

North East Business Executive of the Year

The longevity of this event is testament that the North East Business Executive of the Year continues to retain its status as one of the most prestigious events in the region. The awards are organised by The Journal in Newcastle and its sister paper, The Gazette in Middlesbrough, and are in association with Brewin Dolphin. The awards dinner takes places on Thursday 13th November 2014 at the Newcastle Marriott Hotel, Gosforth Park. See below for booking information.

North East Business Executive of the Year Award winners from 2013

North East Business Executive of the Year shortlists announced

The waiting is over - the shortlist of finalists in one of the region's biggest awards is finally unveiled

Mike Matthews of Nifco

Business executive of the year warns on growing skills gap

Nifco boss Mike Matthews says firms must do more to address the growing skills gap in the North East

35 under 35: Meet the rising stars of North East business

35 under 35: Meet the rising stars of North East business

Entrepreneurs and young professionals make up our list of exciting new talent in the business world

Fastest 50, 2014

Fastest 50 businesses for 2014 revealed

The 2014 Ward Hadaway Fastest 50 contains businesses from a wide range of sectors, from construction and engineering to care homes and retail

North East Business Executive of the Year Awards 2014: Search for the Durham & Wearside champion

We speak to 2013 Durham & Wearside winner Peter Walls, Gentoo group chief executive, as we look to find his successor this year

John Dickson and Nicola Loose

The search for this year's Tyneside and Northumberland leading light

Run by The Journal in association with The Gazette on Teesside, the North East Business Executive of the Year awards celebrate the great role models of the business world

North East Business Executive 2014 Awards

Search begins for the North East Business Executive of the Year 2014

The North East Business Executive of the Year has long been one of the most prominent events run by The Journal in association with The Gazette

Mike Matthews

Reigning North East Business Executive of the Year - Mike Matthews, Nifco UK

Last year's North East Business Executive of the Year - Nifco UK European operations officer and managing director Mike Matthews

North East Business Executive 2014 Awards

North East Business Executive of the Year Awards 2014

Drive, dynamism and leadership - these are just some of the qualities the judges will be looking for in the 31st year of the North East Business Executive of the Year Awards

North East Business Executive of the Year Award winners from 2013

North East Business Executive of the Year 2014: Making a nomination

The awards are open to both the services and manufacturing sectors and will reward business excellence. Candidates must head companies which publish their results

North East Business Executive Awards 2014: The Judging Panel

North East Business Executive Awards 2014: The Judging Panel

Our panel of judges is made up of key professionals from the North East business community

Don't forget to book your table for the event!

North East Business Executive of the Year 2014: Book your table for the event

The North East Business Executive of the Year Awards dinner is always a key business networking event in the North East calendar

Winners of the North East Business Executive of the Year Awards 2011

North East Business Executive Awards 2014: The Roll of Honour

The North East Businessman of the Year Award, now known as the North East Business Executive of the Year, has been presented since the 1980's

North East Business Executive of the Year Awards 2013

Supplement: North East Business Executive of the Year Awards 2013

The North East Business Executive of the Year Awards 2013 took place on Thursday 14th November at the Newcastle Marriott Hotel in Gosforth, Newcastle

North East Business Executive of the Year Mike Matthews

North East Business Executive of the Year awards 2013: Nifco MD takes top honours

Mike Matthews, managing director of Nifco UK, was last night named winner of The Journal/ Evening Gazette Business Executive of the Year 2013

Guest speaker Caspar Berry updated

North East Business Executive of the Year shortlist revealed

The Journal can now reveal the names of region's top business people who have made it on to the shortlist for the North East Business Executive of the Year Awards

David Clipsham, the first winner of the non-exec award, receiving his prize from Marion Barnard

Non-Executive Director of the Year - the judges' view

When the Non-Executive Director of the Year award was established five years ago, the judges wanted to celebrate the special qualities needed to be a non-executive

Book a table for the event

North East Business Executive Awards: Book your table!

This is always a key business networking event in the North East calendar and with it being the 30 anniversary of the awards this year it’s definitely one not to be miss

Chris Fleetwood, winner of the Non-Executive Director of the Year award at The Journal's North East Business Executive of the Year awards

Search is on for the 'go to' Non-Executive of the Year

The current holder of the Non-Executive of the Year Award, Chris Fleetwood, is described by David Grailey a 'go to' guy

David Clipsham is a past winner of the award

North East non executives put the X factor in businesses

What is the role of the non-executive director? The good non-executive director is an essential part of the DNA of a successful business - they can take it from bootcamp to the finals and beyond

Journalists

David Whetstone
Culture Editor
Graeme Whitfield
Business Editor
Mark Douglas
Newcastle United Editor
Stuart Rayner
Sports Writer