Pinnacle's Marketing Director, Frances McKee, has been shortlisted as a finalist for the Northern Ireland Women’s Awards.
The first ever Northern Ireland Women’s Awards 2019 are taking place in Wellington Park Hotel Belfast on 26th June, hosted by Creative Oceanic.
The Northern Ireland Women’s Awards honor the amazing breadth of talent and the hard work of female professionals and entrepreneurs across the country. The Awards celebrate the achievements of female entrepreneurs, businesswomen, professionals, civil servants, charity workers and many others that make Northern Ireland a great and more equal place to live and work.
Thousands of nominations were cast by the public over recent months and the full list of finalists has now been compiled and made live.
Frances McKee, Marketing Director of Pinnacle, is a finalist in the Rising Star category. Frances will find out if she is a winner on the night of the event, taking place in Belfast.
"I am absolutely delighted to have been announced as a finalist in the Northern Ireland Women’s Awards Rising Star Category alongside some truly talented and inspirational women in Northern Ireland".
Barry Murphy, MD Of Sage Ireland, offered his congratulation on the news
"Frances is an exceptionally talented and driven individual and it is no surprise that she is nominated in this category. Sage and Pinnacle have been working together for many years to provide our mutual customers solutions to their business needs.
Frances’s creativity, passion and customer focus have enabled our mutual customers’ businesses in Northern Ireland to thrive.
It is an understatement to say that she deserves this recognition".
Ken Montgomery, Chairman of Pinnacle, is delighted with the announcement
"As the Marketing Director of Pinnacle, Frances has been a key member of the Management Team which has overseen the significant growth of the company to become one of the largest Sage Business Partners in the UK.
Frances brings great energy to the organisation and this combined with her ability to adapt the marketing processes within Pinnacle to embrace the constant developments in technology has kept Pinnacle at the forefront with our customers as well as key partners such as Sage".
Creative Oceanic has delivered award ceremonies for nearly a decade in cities around the world, including Dublin, Toronto, London, Glasgow, Cardiff, Manchester, Leicester, Birmingham and is soon launching in New York. Creative Oceanic campaigns have awarded people in the hospitality, food, hair & beauty, SME business, independent retail and women’s sectors.
Irfan Younis, CEO of Creative Oceanic, said,
“We’re delighted to expand the Women’s Awards campaign and bring them to Northern Ireland for the first time this year.
The awards aim to celebrate the most dedicated, hard-working and successful women across Northern Ireland. We wish all finalists the best of luck.”