Morningside Pharmaceuticals Ltd’s Chief Executive, Dr Nik Kotecha OBE, has been named Businessman of the Year at this year’s Niche Business Awards.
The annual ceremony, organised by Cross Productions, recognises outstanding Leicestershire businesses and business professionals.
The Businessman of the Year Award acknowledges an individual ‘who has achieved concrete results while inspiring others along the way, as well as demonstrated the ability to help others succeed’.
Dr Kotecha said: “Leicestershire is a great place to do business and we’re immensely proud to be based here.
“The county has an abundance of strong businesses and excellent business leaders, so receiving this award is a great honour.
“Morningside Pharmaceuticals Ltd has grown and become a successful company in Leicestershire because of the help and guidance we have received from the local business community, who I would like to thank for their support.”
On the night the Business Woman of the Year category was won by Eileen Richards OBE, from Eileen Richards Recruitment, and the Community Champion in the Above and Beyond category was won by Mike Kapur MBE, Lord Lieutenant of Leicestershire.
Jenny Cross, the event’s host, said: “We are continually amazed with the number and standard of entries for the awards.
“Leicestershire businesses are going from strength to strength, providing innovative solutions, excellent customer service and great value for money to their customers. These awards are a great way of celebrating that.”