M2R Chair Clive Hickman wins Midlands IoD Award


We are delighted to announce that M2R Chair and Manufacturing Technology Centre CEO, Clive Hickman was awarded the highly prestigious Chair’s Award for Excellence and Board Practice for the West Midlands.

Presented at the Institute of Directors (IoD) Midlands Director of the Year Awards, the virtual event, combined the best of the IoD East and West Midlands as both regions joined forces for the first time to further increase the competition for the awards that aim to showcase and reward the very best business leaders across the Midlands. 

On winning the Chair’s award Clive Hickman said, "It was a great moment to win the award and a great deal of thanks go to the members of the IoD for presenting me with this accolade. It is a great honour and I am very proud to have won.

I must also thank all my excellent colleagues at The MTC. This year we celebrated our 10th birthday and our progress in this time is nothing short of remarkable. We now have more than 100 members, have generated more than £100m in revenue and are now a Top 100 Apprenticeship employer.  It has been a great journey and we continue to drive the business forwards as we look to come out of the pandemic stronger than ever. Ready and able to answer the call of our members, the manufacturing industries and sectors we support and the thriving SME sector to drive the success of UK manufacturers on a global stage."