Woman from the north west were honoured at Barclay’s Celebrating Women in Business Awards.
Taking place for the second time this year, the awards had over 100 nominations, shortlisted to just 23 finalists including:
Clare Roberts, CEO, Kids Planet Day Nurseries was named as North West Woman of the Year SME
Janet Thornton, CEO at Inspired Energy, a market leading energy advisory service based in Preston, was named as North West Woman of the Year Medium Business
Marnie Millard, CEO at Nichols , the international soft drinks business based in Newton-Le Willows, was named as North West Woman of the Year Larger Business
Victoria Molyneux, managing director at Want That Trend, an online fashion company based in Stockport was named as North West Woman of the Year Rising Star
Karen Jackson, CEO, Roberts Jackson , a law firm based in Wilmslow, was named as Professional North West Woman of the Year
Jo McGrath, founder & managing director, Enterprise Stuff, an agency for social change, was named as Woman of the Year
Karen Johnston, Barclays Head of Larger Business in the North West said: “Women from all sectors across the North West are securing key roles in businesses and we wanted to recognise exceptional achievements for the contribution they are making.
“The applications were all exceptionally good and the judges had a tough job drawing up the short list and selecting the finalists.
“Congratulations for all our finalists today who are role models for business women and have significantly contributed to the North West economy.
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