Sepura announced as National Business Awards finalist

1st January 2013

Sepura is delighted to announce that it has been shortlisted for the International Growth Business of the Year Award at this year's National Business Awards.

Sepura is delighted to announce that it has been shortlisted for the International Growth Business of the Year Award at this year's National Business Awards.

For this award Sepura will compete with nine British organisations from a diverse range of market sectors. Winners from all seventeen categories will be announced at the National Business Awards gala dinner to be held on 12th November at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London.

Shortlisting Judge Alex Evans, Programme Director, National Business Awards commented: "Combining a decade of innovation with excellent customer service, Cambridge-based Sepura understands the value of talent and continual investment in research and development".

Gordon Watling, CEO for Sepura said: "Being shortlisted for the National Business Awards is in itself a notable accolade for Sepura; it represents a very important recognition at a wider national business level of our extraordinary achievements in the last decade. Although we are already well-established within our industry, we are truly excited about the opportunities and high business profile linked with these awards".

Dame Helen Alexander, Chair of judges for the National Business Awards, said: "These organisations and leaders represent exceptional success over the past year. The environment has been tough; these are the firms leading the way to growth. There's a broad spectrum of sectors represented, as well as organisations of very different sizes, reflecting the diversity of British business and the vitality of our economy. Congratulations to all our finalists."

Alex Evans, Programme Director of the National Business Awards concluded: "The quality of finalists is outstanding every year - with Britain's most promising new businesses and most impactful social enterprises recognised alongside top performing SMEs and the most sustainable mid-market and large cap firms."

The finalists for the 2013 National Business Awards include over 150 of Britain's leading businesses, business leaders and social enterprises, with a collective global turnover of more than £341 billion and represent 15 categories. The Leader of the Year finalists and Decade of Excellence winner, which are to be selected from all categories, will be announced over the coming months. The National Business Awards supports The Prince's Trust, a charity that offers practical and financial support to young people who need it.

Media contact:

Sepura plc.
Rosanna Norman
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