Jake Third, Client Services Director at Hallam was named Young Director of the Year at the IoD’s East Midlands Director of the Year 2019 Awards.
The awards look to celebrate the achievements of the most dynamic and inspiring Directors in the Region.
Jake, 29, who has worked at the Nottingham based digital marketing agency for five years, and as their Client Services Director since 2018, prides himself on being truly customer-centric and is driven by building and developing partnerships that are mutually beneficial and lead to the success of both parties.
The event which saw 150 guests in attendance was hosted by Anne Davies, BBC East Midlands presenter at Winstanley House in Leicestershire. 46 of the region’s successful, established and emerging directors and business leaders were finalists with winners of the 12 categories going forward to the IoD’s national finals in London on 18 October.
Jake Third said “I am honoured to have won this award. We have a great team of driven professionals who make my role as a leader a pleasure and a privilege. Get after it.”
Stuart Ross, Managing Director of Hallam, commented “We’re thrilled that Jake’s hard work at Hallam has been recognised by the IoD. This win was well deserved and a testament of the talent working at Hallam.”
A dedicated supporter of The Samaritans, Jake is also a trained ‘listener’ and volunteers his time weekly at the charity’s Nottingham Branch. As a result of this relationship The Nottingham Digital Summit, hosted by Hallam on 3 July will be donating all proceeds to The Samaritans.