Oakland International Finance Director, Jeremy Hoare, has been shortlisted for the Private Company FD of the Year – Smaller and Mid-Sized Business award category of the FDs’ Excellence Awards to be held in London on 17 May 2017.
Now in its 13th year, the FDs’ Excellence Awards recognise exceptional Finance Directors, lenders and advisers, with all FD categories judged by FD veterans and industry experts. Jeremy joined Oakland International in 2015 and since has been instrumental in helping move Oakland International’s business concerns forward.
Oakland International Finance Director, Jeremy Hoare, commented: “To be selected as a finalist in this year’s FDs’ Excellence Awards is a huge privilege and honour.
“I am delighted and equally very humbled at being shortlisted.”
An accomplished FD with an impeccable industry track record, Jeremy has operated at top level management delivering both financial management and strategic change from experience gained in Europe, North America and Asia.
Oakland International CEO and Co-Founder Dean Attwell commented: “Jeremy was stepping away from big corporates and wanted to play a bigger part in a smaller business where he could get closer to people and make a real difference – he was exactly what we were looking for and I am delighted he has been shortlisted for this year’s awards.
“From the onset, his strong presence, yet quietly challenging and determined approach, has been extremely effective, with his enthusiasm for growth, evaluating new business initiatives and providing budget clarity and solid communication he has helped Oakland International deliver a stronger business platform ready for its next challenge.”
Operating within the UK, Ireland and Europe, Oakland International offers multi temperature supply chain solutions, consolidation, contract packing and value added services to UK and Irish retail, discount, convenience and wholesale markets.