Date published 25/09/2017   Written by Rachel @ DataKom

DataKom's Jay Ball wins leadership award

DataKom's MD Jay Ball has won the Leadership in Private Sector Award after being nominated and shortlisted at the Leading Wales Awards.

The award ceremony - held at the Hilton in Cardiff - celebrate the best of outstanding leadership in Wales and sponsored and backed by the Institute of Leadership and Management.  

The private sector category is sponsored by the FSB in Wales, and other shortlisted candidates were Roy Allkin from Wolfestone and John White from Brick Fabrication Limited.

The award states that its mission is to champion good leadership and influence leadership development by recognising, identifying and celebrating individuals, who through their leadership contribute to the prosperity of Wales.

Leading Wales Awards commented

“A tough job for the judges but Jay Ball was awarded for his authentic, inspirational leadership. A very well done!”

FSB Wales who presented and sponsored the award stated

“It was a privilege to present Jay Ball with the Leadership in Private Sector Award and congratulations to all finalists”

In the video presented at the ceremony, judges said they were looking for a leader who was not only at the cutting edge of tech bit also visible at all levels - with staff and customers. And they said that in Jay Ball they had found just that.

Jay will now be a judge at next year's award.

You can read Jay's leadership story here