The winners of the 2012 MAN Everywoman in Transport & Logistics Awards have been revealed.
The women who have been judged to be leading lights in the sector were feted at a ceremony at the Savoy Hotel in London on Thursday 17th May.
Currently around 24 per cent of the 1.55 million people working in transport and logistics in the UK are women, according to Skills for Logistics. The MAN everywoman in Transport & Logistics Awards aim to increase this figure by celebrating role models to whom future generations can aspire.
The winners were:
Woman of the Year Award – Sponsored by MAN Truck & Bus Ltd
>Lynne Watson, General Manager, Wincanton
Watson with trophy
Rising Star of the Year Award – Sponsored by Royal Mail
>Tamar Weavers, Senior Sales Manager – Home and Leisure Seasonal, Wm Morrison Supermarkets
Commercial Driver of the Year Award – Sponsored by TNT
>Laurie Bartram, HGV Class 1 Driver, QV Foods
Director of the Year Award – Sponsored by ASDA Stores Ltd
>Jane Weaver, Managing Director, Hays Couriers
The Warehousing Award – Sponsored by DHL Supply Chain
>Vicky Brockley, General Manager, Asda Stores
Industry Trainer of the Year Award – Sponsored by National Skills Academy Logistics
>Joanne Griffiths, Senior General Manager, Training and Quality, CEVA Logistics
Green Champion Award – Sponsored by DHL Supply Chain
>Stephanie Unitt, Environmental Advisor, CEVA Logistics
Team Leader of the Year Award – Sponsored by CEVA Logistics
>Samantha Deane, General Manager, TNT UK