A Kilrea man is one of nine business leaders from Northern Ireland to have been handpicked by the Institute of Directors to represent the region in the celebrated UK finals of the Director of the Year Awards in London.
Earlier this year, Mark Hutchinson, Managing Director of SJC Hutchinson Engineering, won the Family Business category of the IoD NI Director of the Year Awards, sponsored by insurance brokers, Abbey Bond Lovis.
After careful consideration, the IoD shortlisted each of the high calibre regional winners to the final nine to compete for the top prize in the prestigious UK finals of the Director of the Year Awards in London on 24 October.
Founded in 1971, Hutchinson Engineering is a medium sized second generation family business that over the years has grown from four employees to 85. It is now one of Northern Ireland’s leading Sub-Contract Laser cutting manufacturing companies.
Hutchinson Engineering’s state-of-the-art 25,000 square foot headquarters are situated in Kilrea.
Mark Hutchinson has been shortlisted for the Family Business Director of the Year category.