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Deadline approaches for fleet industry's Woman Of The Year nominations

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The fleet industry is being urged to put their female leaders forward now before the 2022 Barbara Cox Woman of the Year Award nomination deadline on January 21.

Run by Cox Automotive in partnership with Bauer Media’s B2B titles Fleet News, Smart Transport and AM the prestigious award honours inspirational women within the UK automotive industry who demonstrate a commitment to innovation and leadership.

Stephen Briers, editor-in-chief of the three titles, said: “We’re delighted to once again be partnering with Cox Automotive to highlight and honour the important role women play across the automotive industry.

"We hope that by raising the profile of inspiring women, we will help to encourage more to consider automotive as a career choice.”

Nominations, including self-nominated, for the award are invited from across the automotive industry and should be entered via womenwithdrive.co.uk/barbara-cox-award/nominate-here by January 21.

The winner will be selected by a panel of judges and announced on March 8 - International Women’s Day.

The judges are:

  • Alison Fisher and Liam Quegan from Cox Automotive Europe
  • previous winners Alison Jones of Stellantis and Lorna McAtear of National Grid
  • Lynda Ennis of automotive and mobility executive search firm Ennis & Co
  • Lindsay Greatbatch, head of B2B memberships at Bauer Media.

The winner of the award receives £5,000 to invest on her personal development

The award is named after Barbara Cox who was a director of Cox Enterprises, Cox Automotive’s parent company in the USA. It recognises an inspirational female leader and role model in the automotive industry.

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