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Stuart Gibbons awarded with an OBE in the Queens New Year’s Honours List

UK - Stuart Gibbons, Managing Director at Le Mark Group Ltd was awarded with an OBE for services to International Trade in the Queens New Year’s Honours List 2021.

Since Le Mark’s founding in 1982, Stuart has always had a passion for exporting and expanding the company into international markets. The company has a reputation within the Arts & Entertainment Industry for product excellence and award-winning British design and innovation. Now, in the additional role of a Department for International Trade Export Champion, Stuart continues to encourage and advise British regional companies to embark on the path of exporting.

Stuart’s voluntary career has encompassed the position of vice-chairmen of the Global Trade Network. Founding Chairman of the Huntingdonshire Manufacturing Association and the GCGP Business Advisory Panel. Stuart is currently Chairman of the Cambridge & Peterborough Apprentice Ambassador Network.

“I first heard that my name had been put forward for this honour on the 2nd of December 2020, I was utterly shocked! To be noted and honoured for what I consider to be a personal passion of mine was something I had never imagined.

Stuart concluded: “I believe I am still in shock and can only thank those that considered me worthy and worked behind the scenes to prepare a submission to the Main Honours Committee and ultimately Her Majesty the Queen. I have had the privilege to work on some amazing projects with talented people both at Le Mark and around the world. I will continue to support British exporting companies whenever I can.

“What an incredible and positive way to start 2021.”

4th January 2021

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