One week away from a new The Manufacturer Top 100

Posted on 26 Oct 2016 by Victoria Fitzgerald

The Manufacturer is poised to announce the next cohort of inspirational figures included in this year’s TM Top 100 report.

Momentum is at an all-time high as The Manufacturer prepares to announce the nation’s Top 100 most inspirational and influential manufacturing leaders, in this year’s The Manufacturer Top 100 report, sponsored by Salesforce.

The report will be unveiled at an event, hosted at the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery on November 1. The event will be attended by the most talented business leaders in UK manufacturing, academia and government to celebrate the remarkable success of the shortlisted candidates.

Speakers at the this year’s event include: Max Roberts, vice president and UK leader, manufacturing, Salesforce; Alec Anderson, founding director of Koolmill Systems; Fiona Anderson, founding director of Koolmill Systems and ValuingYou; Rachel Eade MBE, automotive ambassador, Clydesdale & Yorkshire Banks and founder of Rachel Eade Developments Ltd; and Professor John Perkins, former chief scientific advisor for the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills and director of JP2 Consulting.

Fiona Anderson, founding director, ValuingYou & TM Top 100 Exemplar 2015.
Fiona Anderson, founding director, ValuingYou & TM Top 100 Exemplar 2015, will present at this year’s event.

Sponsored by Salesforce, TM Top 100 aims to dispel myths surrounding UK manufacturing and create a platform to champion and identify dynamic leaders and innovators in the sector.

Shortlisted candidates were nominated by readers of The Manufacturer, the manufacturing community and the public in recognition of their contribution to changing the face of the industry; finding new markets; making significant investment in people, processes and customers; as well as those young, bright sparks who are making an impact disproportionate to their years.

The judging panel, made up of leading industry experts, had a tough job narrowing down the nominations for the TM Top100. To find out more about the judging criteria and the judging panel, click here.

TM Top 100 report will be announced via a press release and social media on the 1st November 2016, so keep an eye out!

The Manufacturer Live

TM Top 100 is part of The Manufacturer Live series of events, which comprises; The Manufacturer Top 100The Manufacturer’s Annual Leaders Conference, and The Manufacturer Smart Factory Expo, which will be held alongside the Advanced Engineering Show in Birmingham, 1-3 November 2016. Find out more

TMMX Awards 2016 are supported by headline sponsor NatWest, and co-sponsor Meggitt; category sponsors Autodesk; EPSRC Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Through-life Engineering Services; Grant Thornton, ILX Skills, Industry Forum; Siemens, Warwick Manufacturing Group; University of Warwick, judging sponsor University of Birmingham, and partner Durham University Business School.

The awards are organised and run by the Hennik Group, publishers of The Manufacturer, in collaboration and with the support of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE).