Asif Hamid nominated for Entrepreneur of the Year Back

Asif Hamid nominated for Entrepreneur of the Year Asif Hamid, CEO of The Contact Company, has been short-listed for Entrepreneur of the Year for the Northern Region.  The awards celebrates the spirit and dynamism of Entrepreneurs throughout the UK and globally who have delivered successful and sustainable businesses across all sectors.

Running in more than 145 cities in over 60 countries worldwide, the programme honours those men and women who are building and leading successful, growing and dynamic businesses. Those who have the vision to see how things could work better, and then make them happen in the real world.

Asif Hamid, who is also Chair of Wirral Chamber of Commerce, said, “It is great to be one of the finalists in such prestigious awards and I am looking forward to the awards night celebrating the success of so many entrepreneurs in the North.  There is a vibrant and growing economy in the North driven by the vision and energy of so many entrepreneurs and it is fantastic to recognise this talent and for me to be counted as one of them”

The Contact Company has grown from a 15 employee strong business in 2006 to one of the largest employers in Wirral in excess of 1,500 staff. The business, an outsourced contact centre, supports some of the UK’s biggest and best known brands including River Island, Argos, Superdrug and Sainsbury’s.  

It is looking to double turnover to over £40 million in the next five years and has just opened Kingsgate, its second purpose built office site, which has won a leading architectural award.

Entrepreneur Of The Year seeks nominations in four regions across the UK: London & South, Midlands, North and Scotland. Winners are honoured at regional award dinners during the month of June. All winners will then go on to vie for national titles including overall UK Entrepreneur Of The Year 2016 at the national award dinner in October.

Running in more than 145 cities in over 60 countries worldwide, the programme honours those men and women who are building and leading successful, growing and dynamic businesses. Those who have the vision to see how things could work better, and then make them happen in the real world.