The Lloyds Bank - National Business Awards UK 2017   



The Inflexion Entrepreneur of the Year

Focusing on the contribution of a dynamic, creative and visionary leader, this Award recognises an enterprising individual who has achieved sustained levels of growth and strong financial performance through a culture of innovation, resilience and an ethos of inspiring others through their leadership style.

Open to individuals operating in the public, private or third sector, this Award will go to the outstanding individual who can best demonstrate the following: 

  • Exceptional vision and effective leadership 
  • Identification of a market opportunity 
  • How staff and resources were applied to optimise the opportunity 
  • Strong commercial performance, financial results and demonstrable growth
  • Potential and plan for sustained growth 
  • Innovation in products, services or processes 
  • Customer engagement and loyalty 
  • An ethical approach to business 

In this category judges will compare the extent to which each candidate has demonstrated excellence in the following areas: 

Core criteria Proportion of overall score:

Growth 10%
Innovation 20%
Staff Engagement 10%
Customer Engagement 15%
Leadership 20%
Ethics 10%
Financial Performance 15%

Previous winners

Frank Hester, TTP - The Inflexion Entrepreneur Of The Year 2016

Our judges said: “In one of the most competitive processes in recent years, Frank is a worthy winner of the Inflexion Entrepreneur of the Year Award.

Judges were particularly impressed with Frank’s healthcare software business, TPP. It's innovative platform to enable how clinical data is accessed on an international scale and the persistent way he expanded the business with his team.

By empowering and backing a rapidly growing team, many of whom are drawn locally from Leeds, Frank is also creating huge opportunities for young people and the community. We are all thrilled to celebrate such an exemplary winner of this award.”

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Inflexion is a leading UK mid-market private equity firm. Investing in high growth, entrepreneurial businesses with ambitious management teams and working in partnership with them to deliver growth.

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