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Nominations open for the European Manufacturing & Supply Chain Awards
The European Manufacturing & Supply Chain Awards are now accepting nominations. The Awards celebrate manufacturing leaders who have dedicated their career to achieving outstanding operational performance.

The Awards take place at the end of the first day of the European Manufacturing Strategies Summit (EMS), co-located once again with the European Supply Chain Management Strategies Summit (SCMS) in Berlin on November 26 to 28. The ceremony, now on its 5th year, will be held at the Berliner Fernsehturm and will be attended by the top industry professionals from both the manufacturing and supply chain industries across Europe.

Last year’s winner was Paul McKinlay, Senior Vice President and Head of Broughton Plant at Airbus, who said: ‘I am delighted to ‎receive this award and I dedicate it to all of my colleagues at the Airbus Broughton Plant. I feel privileged and honoured to lead a team which has built a world-class manufacturing facility. I see this award as testament to the great work that takes place across the plant and wider company - clearly a European success story.’

On the same night, a young professional under the age of 35 with a noteworthy achievement will be awarded the European Rising Star Award. Last year’s winner was Luca Cesarini, Manufacturing Manager at Maserati.

And one outstanding leader will be awarded the Supply Chain Leadership Award, which recognises incredible determination and innovative thinking to overcome obstacles or deliver a project. Last year’s winner was Marion Matthewman, Head of Global Logistics at Syngenta.

Nominations close on 31 August after which the nominees will be shortlisted before the process opens for public voting. Winners will be announced on 22 October and will be presented with their awards on the night of the ceremony on 26 November.

If you know someone who fits these parameters and you believe deserves an award, send a brief description of why they are a worthy nominee to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by September 7.
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