Home Automotive The search is on for the Barbara Cox Lady of the Yr Award

The search is on for the Barbara Cox Lady of the Yr Award

The search is on for the Barbara Cox Lady of the Yr Award


Nominations are open for Cox Automotive’s prestigious Barbara Cox “Lady of the Yr” Award 2024, honouring inspirational ladies in European automotive.

Named after the late Barbara Cox – a former director of Cox Enterprises, Cox Automotive’s father or mother firm within the US – the award recognises and rewards ladies who exhibit a dedication to innovation, management and group throughout the sector.

Now in its sixth 12 months, the prize sees Cox Automotive Europe as soon as once more crew up with AM and Fleet Information.

Submitted nominations are invited for any lady working throughout the European automotive business and are welcome till the deadline on Friday 26 April.

The winner will likely be chosen by a judging panel together with previous winners and introduced at a particular occasion on Wednesday 5 June. Along with gaining recognition throughout the business, the recipient may also obtain £5,000 to spend on her private improvement.

Final 12 months’s winner was Sara Sloman, chief technique officer at EV fintech enterprise Paythru. Sara was one among six ladies shortlisted from greater than 50 entries. Sara joined a powerful record of females to win the award, together with Caroline Burnell, head of promoting & communications at eStar Truck & Van, Alison Jones, senior vice-president – international round economic system at Stellantis; Lorna McAtear, fleet supervisor – Nationwide Grid; and Beryl Carney, head of VW Industrial Automobiles at JCT600.

Sam Panayides, Cox Automotive gross sales director and chair of Ladies with Drive (pictured), mentioned: “It offers me nice pleasure to open nominations for the Barbara Cox Lady of the Yr Award 2024.

“It’s an award distinctive within the sector, one which amplifies the qualities of inclusion, diversion and equality that underpin every part we do as a enterprise.

“Celebrating the unbelievable achievements of ladies helps all of us to develop and enhance, to do even higher work collectively. Please nominate somebody you suppose is a superb chief, a lady who offers again to her group and evokes others to do the identical, simply as Barbara Cox did.”

Click on right here to nominate.



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