FD of the Year Award - Well done Marie!
Marie Cooper, financial director of President Engineering Group, which is the parent company for Bestobell Valves and Conflow, has won the Young FD of the Year category in the national FD’s Excellence Awards for 2013.
Marie was shortlisted alongside five other financial directors from amongst hundreds of nominations across the country, with the announcement made at a glittering ceremony on 9th May at the Marriott Hotel in London’s Grosvenor Square.
Marie commented, “I am truly shocked, surprised and delighted to win this prestigious title! It has been a fantastic experience to meet so many leading figures in the world of finance and to really raise the profile of our company on a national basis. The awards ceremony in London was a fantastic night and it was an honour to be chosen amongst so many exceptional candidates for this title.”
Judges for the FD’s Excellence Awards said: “Marie is “amazing” and has really taken her role by the horns. She is passionate but also modest and has worked her way up through the organisation. She has taken on every challenge that she has faced in a positive, feisty and commercial way. She is a great role model for other young FDs.”