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

 

 

1984: Ian Gregg, chairman, Greggs, Newcastle.

1985: Peter Cussins, chairman, Cussins Property, Newcastle.

1986: Bent Henriksen, managing director, TSL Thermal Syndicate, Wallsend.

1987: Sir John Hall, chairman, Cameron Hall Developments, Wynyard.

1988: Sir Peter Vardy, chairman, Reg Vardy, Sunderland.

1989: Bernard Robinson, managing director, Tallent Engineering, Newton Aycliffe.

1990: Ian Harris, managing director, Bonas Machine Company, Gateshead.

1991: Dr Ralph Iley, managing director, Cookson Group, Newcastle.

1992: Karl Watkin, managing director, Crabtree, Gateshead.

1993: David Goldman, chairman, Sage Group, Newcastle.

1994: Chris Thompson, managing director, Express Engineering, Gateshead.

1995: Robert Kilsby, managing director, Edwin Trisk Systems, Sunderland.

1996: Guy Readman, chairman, Tor Coatings, Birtley.

1997: Jim Johnson, managing director, Stadium Group, Hartlepool.

1998: Lorna Moran, chief executive, Northern Recruitment Group, Newcastle.

1999: Alan Robson, joint managing director, Rotrax Engineering, Middlesbrough.

2000: Alan Noble, executive deputy chairman, Northgate plc, Darlington.

2001: Mike Browne, chief executive, ScS Upholstery, Sunderland.

2002: John Sands, executive chairman, Pubmaster, Hartlepool.

2003: John Cuthbert, managing director, Northumbrian Water, Durham.

2004: Paul Walker, chief executive, Sage, Newcastle.

2005: Sir Michael Darrington, managing director, Greggs plc, Newcastle.

2006: Gordon Banham, chief executive, Hargreaves Services, Esh Winning.

2007: John Clough, chief executive, eaga, Newcastle.

2008: Tony Trapp, managing director, IHC Engineering Business, Riding Mill, Northumberland.

2009: David Harker, chief executive, Durham County Cricket Club, Durham.

2010: Stewart Smith, executive chairman and owner, Ramsdens Financial, Middlesbrough.

2011: Bill Scott, chief executive, Wilton Group, Middlesbrough.

2012: Andrew Hodgson, chief executive officer, SMD, Newcastle.

2013: Mike Matthews, European operations officer & managing director, Nifco UK, Eaglescliffe.

(The above titles were held at the time the award was received)

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CLOSING DATE FOR NOMINATIONS:  Tuesday 19th August 2014         

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Email:  lesley.hampson@trinitymirror.com

 

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