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IOD Innovation Director of the Year 2018 – Finalist

Graham Shapiro, CEO & Founder of GSD®, has been named as a finalist in the prestigious North West Institute of Directors (IOD) Awards.

The awards are designed to recognise excellence in a broad range of areas including commercial success, contribution to the wider community, innovation and leadership.

Graham Shapiro said: “I am honoured to be shortlisted for this award. A special thank you to my family, GSD® team and clients. They have supported me massively and allowed me the opportunity to be the innovative entrepreneur and business leader that I am today.”

Claire Ebrey, Regional Director, IOD North West said: “The calibre of entries was, once again, extremely high this year. The finalists have demonstrated outstanding leadership and extraordinary achievements. All deserve to be congratulated.”

A ceremony will take place on Thursday 3 May at the Midland Hotel, Manchester where the overall winners of the 2018 IOD North West Awards will be revealed.

The full list of finalists can be seen here

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