November 12th DESMI CEO, Henrik Sørensen was named Owner-manager of the year in the northern region of Denmark.
The award is distributed by PwC, Nykredit and The Danish Chamber of Commerce and Mr. Henrik Sørensen received the price at a well-attended event at Nykredit in Aalborg. Business-leaders from all over the northern region helped paying tribute to the DESMI CEO and the unique growth story of the company. The regional award is also an entry ticket and nomination to the national awards.
Marianne Fog Jørgensen, partner in PwC Aalborg presented the award to Henrik Sørensen and said, “We have had a strong group of nominated owner-managers this year, who all have succeeded in creating growth and success with dedicated focus on talent and skill development. Therefore, it is a special honor to present this award to Henrik Sørensen, DESMI A/S. Henrik always strive to create an attractive work environment, where the professional level is high and matches the dedication and work satisfaction of the employees. This deserves recognition and it will be exciting to follow him in the final”
With Henrik Sørensen DESMI has tripled its turnover over the past 10 years and the CEO mentions the employees as the key reason for the success. “I would like share this award with everyone within the organization, because everyone has contributed to this great progress we have experienced in DESMI over the last several years. We have a unique customer insight in DESMI and we focus on solutions rather than products”
The international DNA of DESMI was also mentioned as one of the reasons for the award.
The national winner will be selected November 19th.
Watch the nomination video here (English subtitles can be found in the youtube panel):