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MD shortlisted for national leadership awards

Jack_FacebookJDK Cleaning’s MD, Jack Kelleher, has been named a finalist in this year’s Leading Wales Awards.

The Leading Wales Awards Consortium that run Wales’ long-established and only dedicated leadership awards have announced this year’s short list. They are delighted that once again The Institute of Leadership & Management are the headline sponsors.

Jack has been nominated in the Leadership in the Private Sector category for his leadership role within JDK Cleaning and is one of four finalists in the category.

The awards, which have been running for 15 years, have eight individual categories including Women in Leadership and Leadership in Diversity & Inclusion and one organisational leadership category which was won last year by the NHS Wales Finance Academy.

Barbara Chidgey, Chair of the Leading Wales Awards consortium, said; “This year our theme is “Daring to Lead®”. We received many impressive and outstanding nominations for individuals in Wales (in all sectors and at all levels of responsibility) whose leadership is courageous, inspirational and transformational. They were a privilege to read and a challenge to shortlist.”

Says Jack, “I can’t express enough how proud I am to have been shortlisted in the Leadership in the Private Sector category in the Leading Wales Awards.   There are so many worthy leaders across Wales who are making a real commitment to the Welsh economy and I am honoured to have been recognised for my own achievements.”

This is the 15th and concluding year of the Leading Wales Awards®. They will culminate with the Awards presentations as part of a legacy dinner at Hilton Cardiff on 26th September 2019.

Previous alumni include Laura Tenison MBE, Jo Jo Maman Bébé, Mario Kreft MBE, CEO of Pendine Park Care Homes, Kelly Davies, Managing Director of Vi-Ability, and Dr Sabine Maguire of Sparkle, South Gwent Children’s Foundation.