KDE Director Scoops Prestigious Business Award
KDE are proud to announce that Matthew Darlington; one of our Directors has won a highly coveted Young Professionals Business Award. KDE are a trusted regional firm that provides Electrical, Fire Alarm and Plumbing & Heating Services.
Matthew beat off stiff competition from other entrants working in “Blue Chip” companies to win the title of Young Business Development Professional in the prestigious Insider's Young Professionals Awards 2016. His win was announced at a black tie event on the evening of 21st April 2016 at the Lowry Hotel in Manchester.
KDE Managing Director; Keith Darlington said, “We are delighted that Matthew has won such a hotly contested award. This award recognises the talent within our company and our commitment to exceed customer expectations. When the judges announced that Matthew had won we were overjoyed”.
Miri Thomas, the Insider's editorial director, praised the award winners for "standing out from the crowd" because of their hard work, endeavour and talent. She went onto say that "All of you are here because others recognise that you have something special", she also commented that “all the winners were at the top of their game".
Matthew's entry, which outlined his rise from apprentice to director, struck a chord with the judges. They said, “His entry showed an enthusiasm for business and a maturity beyond his years” They also recognised his dedication and determination commenting “He may have joined the family business, but he didn't choose the easy way in, he grafted and proved himself by identifying, creating and establishing new business opportunities”.
Matthew aged 24 years old said “Winning this award is fantastic, I am especially pleased that the judges recognised my hard work and dedication to the business. To be chosen as the winner from all the other high profile applicants makes me feel very honoured”. He went onto say that “winning this accolade will spur me onto even higher levels of achievement”.Matthew’s entry was supported by independent client testimonials, which acknowledged his commitment and determination to “be the best in their industry and to deliver outstanding customer service”.