TAF Awards – UKWA CEO wins leadership award

TAF Awards – UKWA CEO wins leadership award

23 Feb 2024 Posted By Joe Scotting

A logistics trade association chief executive took home an industry award last night (22 February)

Clare Bottle – who leads the UK Warehousing Association (UKWA) – won the Outstanding Leadership Award at the Trade Association Forum (TAF) Awards.

Clare commented after the event, “I was honoured to win the award for Outstanding Leadership at the Trade Association Forum Awards last night.

“Thanks go to everyone at UK Warehousing Association - I just surround myself with great people and together we serve our brilliant members.”

Congratulations to Paula Boland, the RHA’s northern region operations manager for her Rising Star Award nomination. Unfortunately, she just missed out, with Nathan Hall, Business Development Manager for The Federation of Independent Retailers scooping the award.

Paula reflected on her nomination, “I am deeply honoured and grateful to have been considered for this award. I have been blown away by the wonderful comments I have received since it was announced.

“I will continue to strive for excellence and contribute towards the industry’s growth and success,” the former area manager added.

RHA Managing Director Richard Smith, who also serves as TAF chair, provided the evening’s opening speech.

He remarked after the event, “Last night's TAF Awards was a fantastic evening! It was truly inspiring to witness the achievements celebrated and to see the enthusiasm of everyone who attended.

“Congratulations to all the winners – your dedication and hard work. A special thank you to all our current and future members who contributed to making last night's event a success and for their ongoing support of the TAF community.”

RHA HR Director Laura Taylor presented the Marketing Campaign of the Year award to the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board

The Trade Association Forum is the leading representative body for trade associations in the UK. The Forum has 180 trade associations as members, representing close to 190,000 UK businesses.

The RHA recently hosted Clare as part of UKWA’s ‘2024 The Year of Warehousing’ campaign. 

Transport law experts, Backhouse Jones sponsored the Diversity & Inclusion Award which was won by the Railway Industry Association.

For more information on the TAF Awards, click HERE.

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