Estera director shortlisted for
UK Director of the Year Awards

Estera Director Gary O’Connor has been shortlisted in the UK Finals of the Institute of Directors (IoD) ‘Director of the Year’ Awards 2017.

It follows his recognition as Director of the Year by the IoD Isle of Man in May, which qualified him for the national awards against winners from across the IoD network.

Gary, who joined Estera in 2013, has been nominated in the Young Director of the Year category.

The awards celebrate individuals who display professional expertise and strong corporate leadership alongside promoting social and economic development.

Gary said: ‘It is a great honour to represent the Isle of Man and its thriving business sector at the national awards. The other nominees are highly respected professionals and I am delighted to be included alongside them.’

Sean Dowling, Managing Director of Estera Isle of Man, added: ‘This year Estera has experienced rapid expansion through acquisitions and organic growth which has required strong leadership throughout all sectors of the business, and I am delighted that Gary has been recognised for his role.

‘Gary’s nomination is testament to the expertise, business proficiency and leadership which allows the team to deliver the highest level of professional advice to our clients. We are delighted for Gary and wish him the best of luck in the finals.’

The results will be announced on 22 September at a ceremony held at The Royal Lancaster London Hotel.

Estera is a leading provider of offshore fiduciary and administration services which employs 370 people across 10 jurisdictions, including more than 50 in the Isle of Man.


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