Reconomy CEO, Paul Cox reaches the finals of the prestigious Lloyds Bank National Business Awards

Reconomy Group CEO, Paul Cox has been shortlisted for the Inflexion Entrepreneur of the Year Award at the prestigious 2020 Lloyds Bank National Business Awards. Previous winners of a National Business Award include fitness sensation Joe Wicks, Timpson CEO James Timpson OBE, DPD UK, Hotel Chocolat, dementia newspaper Daily Sparkle and online fast fashion success story Missguided.

Reconomy, head-quartered in Telford, is the UK’s leading provider of outsourced waste management and recycling services, working with companies across the housebuilding, construction, infrastructure and commercial sectors. Their technology-enabled approach and ambitious acquisition strategy, spearheaded by Paul Cox, has seen Reconomy’s turnover almost triple to £325m in the last three years – with six companies joining the group since December 2018 when Valpak were acquired, creating a new packaging-compliance division.

Commenting on being shortlisted, Paul said: “Reaching the finals for this award is a very proud moment for me, but more importantly is recognition of the dedication and hard work from everyone in our fantastic team at Reconomy. I’m very proud of the growth and innovation we have delivered these past couple of years, and the great service we continue to provide to our increasing customer base”.

“This is an opportunity to show that our journey is not just remarkable for the waste and recycling industry, but also when considered across all business sectors. We look forward to the awards ceremony and celebrating our success with our team and the rest of the UK business community.”

Sarah Austin, Awards Director said: “When it comes to business recognition, the Lloyds Bank National Business Awards are the ones to win. They allow any successful organisation to tell their story, from large private and public companies, to thriving entrepreneurial businesses, promising start-ups and established SMEs”.

“Winning a Lloyds Bank National Business Award comes with significant business benefits, including increased brand awareness and reputation among customers and partners, valuable insight into best practice and employee recognition and retention.”