Indian born Dr. Rami Ranger, MBE, FRSA, Managing Director of Sun Mark Ltd, has won the prestigious Institute of Directors (IOD) ”Director of the Year 2013 – Large Company” Award for the UK at a glittering awards ceremony at The Grange Hotel, St. Paul’s, London on 11th October 2013. This follows his recent success when he was named as the IOD Director of the Year for a Large Company for London and South East region earlier this year. Several head-honchos from N. Ireland, Scotland, Wales and England were competing for this top award. Rami Ranger was adjudged the best of all the regional winners with the judges highlighting that the combination of his high ethical standards, consideration for the welfare of the company’s staff and focus on customer satisfaction was an outstanding combination which set him apart from the rest.
The achievement was made even more impressive given that the competition was amongst the best in Britain. On receiving the award, Rami thanked the judges, his wife Renu and staff. He also paid tribute to the British sense of tolerance and fair play where an ordinary immigrant like him could realise his ambitions and become an asset for his family and adopted country and also achieve such high accolades. The award was presented by. Rt. Hon. Michael Portillo, former Defence Secretary in the Conservative Government.
It is worth noting that Rami’s company, Sun Mark Ltd, has also won the most coveted British Business Award from Her Majesty the Queen, The Queens Award for Enterprise in International Trade, for an unprecedented 5 years consecutively. Dr Rami Ranger also received the prestigious “Growing Business Awards Export Champion” for the Year 2013.