Dr Rabinder Buttar, President and CEO of Glasgow-based global Clinical Research Organisation, ClinTec International was named Female Business Leader of the Year at the 2010 Scottish Leadership Awards held last night in Glasgow.
The award is sponsored by Glasgow Caledonian University’s Applied Knowledge Exchange and was presented by GCU Principal, Professor Pamela Gillies.
The Scottish Leadership Awards recognises the achievements of Scotland’s private and public sectors leaders and has just recently been launched by Scottish Business Insider magazine.
Rivals for the category included Michelle Mone, founder and co-owner of MJM International and Audrey Baxter, Executive Chairman of Baxters, the international food company.
The award ceremony was held at the Grand Central Hotel in Glasgow with Lord Ashdown present as guest speaker.
Dr Buttar was recognised by the Scottish Leadership Awards for her unique business acumen and entrepreneurial spirit in building one of Britain’s fastest growing privately owned tech companies; 27th in the league of top 100 companies in Britain – Sunday Times Microsoft Tech Track 100.
On winning the award, Dr Buttar stated: “I am honored to receive this award and see it as a great reflection not just of my work but that of our Senior Corporate Director, Bobby Bal and the experienced global management team supporting me. Leadership is about motivating people and bringing out the best in them to deliver challenging company goals. I am proud to have created an organisation in which employees based in Scotland plus 40 countries globally are passionate about their work and have an uncompromising attitude to deliver nothing short of excellence in all they do for our pharmaceutical and biotech clients.”
For more information, please contact the Applied Knowledge Exhange on 0141 331 3189.