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Phaidon International presented with Queen’s Award for Enterprise

Date: 26 September 2017

From left to right: Cameron Durning, Marketing Manager; Jamie Robinson, Learning & Development Consultant; Katherine Grainger, Corporate Trainer; Candy Choong, Sales Manager; Jo Watts, Group Operations Director; Andrew McNeilis, Chief Commercial Officer; Alderman Dr Andrew Parmley, The Rt Hon the Lord Mayor of the City of London.

Phaidon International presented with Queen’s Award for Enterprise in International Trade, by Rt Hon The Lord Mayor of the City of London.

On 25th September 2017, the Lord Mayor of the City of London presented the Queen’s Award for Enterprise, International Trade, to Phaidon International. He undertook this duty in his capacity as the Lord Lieutenant, City of London, on behalf of H.M. The Queen. The accolade recognises Phaidon International’s exceptional growth and success in international business over the last 6 years.

After initial introductions, members of Phaidon International’s leadership team, including Andrew McNeilis, Chief Commercial Officer and Jo Watts, Group Operations Director, were presented with the award, following a guided tour of the Mansion House, the official residence of the Lord Mayor of the City of London. 

“I would like to thank our candidates, clients, and staff in particular, for their continued support and commitment,” said Andrew McNeilis. He added, “It is a fantastic achievement for everyone in the Company, globally. International Business is an integral factor to our success, with well over 80% of revenue emanating from outside of the UK.”

Jo Watts commented “receiving this award is recognition to all our staff and their dedication. We are a values-based company, and the Queen’s Award is a testament to this.”

Phaidon International is the parent company of five award-winning micro-specialist recruitment brands, employing 211 staff in the UK and circa 450 worldwide, providing permanent and contract recruitment services.