Diane Cheesebrough, chief operating officer at technology-driven language solutions provider, thebigword, has been awarded the 2014 Women in Management Excellence Award.
The Leeds-based business woman was presented the award by the Chartered Management Institute at the Queens Hotel in Leeds as part of their National Management and Leadership Awards.
The award serves to recognise women who have excelled in their management role throughout the year.
Speaking about the receiving the accolade, Diane said: “It’s a real honour to receive such a prestigious award from the one of the UK’s leading management programmes.
“Last year was a record year for us here at thebigword and this award is testament to the hard work that has been put in by the whole team. We’re very much looking forward to continuing to work hard to provide the best quality of service to our customers, as well as introducing new products for a successful 2015.”
Diane’s work has allowed thebigword to achieve greater operational efficiency with increased levels of integration between its UK, US, Europe and Asia offices.
Her efforts have also lead to the creation of a more cohesive team strategy, with improved solutions for workload division.
Larry Gould, chief executive officer at thebigword, said: “It’s fantastic that Diane’s efforts have been recognised with the presentation of this highly-reputable award.
“Diane’s breadth of knowledge across various sectors made her a stand-out candidate. Through focussing on business growth and operational excellence, Diane has ensured all our global operations, across 12 locations, deliver an outstanding and consistent service, meeting customers’ needs at the right time.”