Graham Hacon, CEO of 3sun Group, has been named Director of the Year at this year’s EDP Business Awards.
The awards celebrate the best of the south east of England’s business community and have been honouring the achievements and successes of local companies for 25 years. Winners were announced at a prestigious ceremony on 5 November at Norfolk Showground Arena.
The coveted Director of the Year Award aims to recognise the hard work and creativity of one of Norfolk’s business leaders, who has not only excelled in the role but has also brought significant innovation to the industry or the community.
Graham Hacon, CEO of Great Yarmouth-based 3sun Group, a leading provider of products and services to the global energy industry, was awarded the accolade for his outstanding contribution to the growth and overall business performance of the company. The award was also in recognition of his ability to inspire others, which has been demonstrated through his commitment to invest in training, development and community initiatives.
Graham Hacon, said: “I am delighted and very proud to have been awarded the Director of the Year title, this is a great achievement for both myself and 3sun Group as a whole. We have experienced significant growth over the past 12 months and this win is in recognition of the team’s hard work and dedication.
”My workforce is the most crucial element in achieving the business’ objectives and I remain committed to nurturing the next generation of industry talent through the development of our training and community initiatives.”
Since its inception in 2007, 3sun Group has grown rapidly to now employ over 340 people across six divisions, and has earned a global reputation for resolving some of the key energy engineering challenges facing the energy sector. Its recent acquisition of AID Industrial, specialist PPE provider and expert in Industrial Rope Access, Work at Height and Global Wind Organisation safety courses, marked a successful first quarter of the year for the Group. This follows major contract wins, a Top 20 position on The Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200 league table and a £10million investment from the Business Growth Fund last year.