EAST CAMBS BUSINESS AWARDS: Michael van der Merwe of Quotient wins Business Person of the Year Award

PUBLISHED: 10:48 10 November 2012

Ely Business Awards 2012. Business person of the year. Winner Michael Van der Merwe, Quotient Bioresearch.

Ely Business Awards 2012. Business person of the year. Winner Michael Van der Merwe, Quotient Bioresearch.

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MICHAEL van der Merwe inspired radical improvements at an already flourishing business - and his efforts won him the Business Person of the Year Award.

Michael, associate director of business development at Quotient, has won numerous new clients, but his key success comes from team-working and a keen focus on long-term relationship building.

He developed the relationship with the company’s largest client, which started in 2004 with modest initial contracts.

The judges said: “Michael has combined technical knowledge with financial acumen and business flair to produce a radical improvement in an already flourishing business.

“The process and approach he has developed has very favourable implications for the business outside his present area of responsibility.

“A deserving winner from a field of very strong candidates.”

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