The shortlisted finalists for the 2018 Burton Mail Business Awards have been announced and Midland Lead has been revealed as a finalist in two award categories.
Nominated for Young Employee of the Year and Medium Business of the Year, the awards are designed to highlight the best that businesses across East Staffordshire and South Derbyshire have to offer.
Companies with a significant presence in the area were encouraged to apply to the Burton Mail Business Awards as well as nominate its employees.
Kyle Hazeldine, Regional Sales Manager for Midland Lead, is one of the finalists in the running for the Young Employee of the Year Award.
Speaking of Kyle’s nominatation, HR manager, Francoise Derksen, commented: “We are immensely proud of Kyle, in the three years since he joined the Midland Lead family he has continuously shown himself to be a proactive team player, always going that extra mile to achieve the best result for both Midland Lead and our customers. Right from the start we were struck by his hunger to learn and have supported him from tele-sales team member to his regional sales manager position today.”
Midland Lead is also a finalist for the Burton Mail Medium Business of the Year Award, Francoise continued: “For a family-owned business based in Swadlincote, with a staff base of 50, Midland Lead has achieved an impressive reputation across the healthcare, construction and heritage sectors so we’re really pleased to also have been recognised locally for the all the hard work our team accomplishes.”
After judgement from a select expert panel, the winners will be announced in a special gala awards evening in the Pirelli Stadium in Burton on Trent on the 18 October.
2018 has seen Midland Lead not only marking its 35th year, but also earn the title of Supplier of the Year from the h&b group in September.
Francoise concluded: “We’re very much a family, here at Midland Lead, so we’re all excited for the outcome of the awards next month, supporting one another along the way and wishing Kyle all the best of luck!”