Forge Europa's CEO Peter Barton named International Director of the Year

Nov. 15, 2008
Date Announced: 15 Nov 2008 Peter Barton was honoured with the International Director of the Year for the North West award by the Institute of Directors (IoD) in a ceremony at the Manchester City stadium, hosted by well-known sports presenter Gabby Logan. Peter said: "I was delighted. It's very nice to receive such a prestigious award and to get something that your peers have decided you deserve. I am the figurehead, but it really is a reflection of the company's efforts and achievements."Darrell Matthews, North West Regional Director for the IoD, commented that "The number of nominations has been a record this year and every individual was of an exceptionally high calibre. The winners and finalists are all well deserved and are true examples of the talent that exists in our region."The company's solid-state lighting division, Visible Solutions, provides custom LED lighting assemblies and ancillary products to a wide variety of markets both on a national and global basis. In the last year, Forge Europa has supplied products to customers in 34 different countries worldwide.

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