Proactis CFO recognised at the 2021 Yorkshire Finance Leaders Awards

November 2021 - Proactis, the spend management experts, is delighted to announce that CFO, Richard Hughes, has been awarded the Yorkshire Finance Deal of the year accolade at the Yorkshire Finance Leaders Awards.

The awards recognise and celebrate exceptional financial leadership in the Yorkshire region from the past 12 months, with nine categories highlighting the best talent across a range of businesses and organisations.

The Finance Deal of the year award is presented to the finance leader who has played a significant role in either the acquisition, disposal or merger of a business, or completed a successful financial or commercial restructuring. Richard received the award for his outstanding work on the acquisition of Proactis by Pollen Street Capital and DBAY Advisors Ltd.

Richard took a central role in the deal, which was concluded in July 2021 with the aim of helping Proactis to continue to grow as an international Business Spend Management market leader. "I’m very proud to have been involved in this deal as it will help Proactis achieve our ambitious goals," stated Richard. "The recognition at the Yorkshire Finance Leaders Awards not only validates the scale of the project, but also the fantastic work put in by many Proactis colleagues."