FDs' Excellence Awards

Bank of Scotland manager picks up FD prize

Excellence AwardsMark Hull of Bank of Scotland was among the winners at the FDs’ Excellence Awards in London last night.

Mr Hull, corporate relationship director at Bank of Scotland, was named Bank Manager of the Year.

Lloyds Bank was named Business Bank of the Year for the eleventh consecutive year.

The event at the Marriott Hotel in Grosvenor Square drew a number of representatives from Scotland, including Royal Bank of Scotland and Scottish Widows, who were also among the nominated companies.

Winners in full:

Private Company FD of the Year: Smaller Businesses (Less than £10m turnover)

David Lee – Mendeley

Private Company FD of the Year: Mid-Sized Businesses (£10-£50m turnover)

Colin Webster – BRUIN Financial

Private Company FD of the Year: Larger Businesses (£50m+ turnover)

Helen Rieupeyroux – Genuine Solutions Group

Young Finance Professional of the Year (Under 30)

John Story – Story Contracting

Private Equity-Backed FD of the Year

Gerard Keenan – CitySprint

Bank of the Year

Lloyds Banking Group

Accountancy Firm: Larger Clients (above £25m turnover)

Haines Watts

Accountancy Firm: Smaller Clients (less than £25m turnover)

Baker Tilly

Software Vendor: Larger Clients (above £25m turnover)


Software Vendor: Smaller Clients (less than £25m turnover)

Intuit QuickBooks

Recruitment Companies

Michael Page Finance

Pensions Providers

St James’s Place

Bank Manager of the Year (as voted for by FDs in the Satisfaction Survey)

Mark Hull – Bank of Scotland

Smaller quoted FD of the Year

Liz Dixon – Tristel


FTSE 250 FD of the Year

Mike Wroe- Just Eat


FTSE 100 FD of the Year

Chris Kennedy – easyJet

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