Queen's Award Celebration

17 October 2012

James Heal are proud to have been presented with the Queen's Award this week.

We held a double celebration on Tuesday to mark the presentation of the Queen's Award for Enterprise in International Trade and to commemorate 140 years since the company was formed.

Award presentation

The Lord Lieutenant of West Yorkshire Dr Ingrid Roscoe presented the Queen's Award to Managing Director David Repper, who said:

"This is a great honour and a tribute to the diligence and dedication of over 100 employees and many individuals and companies who have contributed to this achievement"

2012 is also David's 30th year as Managing Director of James Heal. During his acceptance speech, he likened the moment to being the manager of the winning team at a Champions League final as he lifted the commemorative rose bowl in celebration.

Rose Bowl

The 250 guests at the event included the Mayor and Mayoress of Calderdale, staff, customers, suppliers, associates, friends and family.