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Burnley Business Leader of the Year 2019

The  Burnley Business Leader of the Year Award is a new award for 2019. We were delighted to add this special award to the  line-up in association with the headline sponsor UCLan.

The winner of the 2019 Burnley Business Leader of the Year

Mark Crabtree OBE

Congratulations to Mark Crabtree OBE, Managing Director of global digital Business AMS Neve, manufacturers of digital sounds desks for the film and music industry. Mark is also chair of Burnley Bondholders and is dedicated to ensuring everyone knows how fantastic #BrilliantBurnley is.

Burnley Business Award_2019 _(C) Andy Ford _20/6/19

The prestigious award was opened to the business and/or local community to nominate a person they think is deserving of this accolade.

The Business Leader of the Year Award recognised individuals who demonstrated outstanding entrepreneurial spirit, strategic business thinking, and have contributed to driving Burnley’s economy and are regarded as leaders in their field. This Award also acknowledges and celebrates the personal and generous contributions by a business person and the difference their involvement makes to the local and business community.

The judges criteria is :

• The nature and extent of the personal contribution by the nominee to the Burnley business community
• The nature and extent of the personal contribution by  the nominee to the community at large

• Demonstrated ability to overcome challenges
• Demonstrated leadership skills
• The impact of their role