Harrogate District Chamber of Commerce News

Synergy MD scoops prestigious leadership award

10 Dec 2018 by Sharon Cain Quest Public Relations Ltd

Synergy Automotive MD, Paul Parkinson, has been named Company Leader of The Year in an awards ceremony to recognise those who are role models for their teams.

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Paul clinched the Company Leader of up to 100 employees’ category of the inaugural Yorkshire Leadership awards for demonstrating modern leadership qualities of inspiration, collaboration and empowerment – along with their positive impact.

The accolade follows Synergy receiving the overall UK Leasing Broker of the Year 2018 honour from the Leasing Broker Federation and retaining its Best Medium Leasing Broker and Best Medium Leasing Broker Customer Service Award titles.

Kayley Worsley, editor of TheBusinessDesk.com Yorkshire which organises the awards, said: “Congratulations to all of the worthy winners of our inaugural Yorkshire Leadership Awards. The Company Leader of up to 100 employees attracted a very high volume of entries and it’s fantastic to recognise Paul's success in leading Synergy in a collaborative and empowering way."

Paul Parkinson said: “The award is a great team honour and pays tribute to the hard work and commitment of our valued and outperforming employees who consistently deliver an exceptional service to our customers. Each and every one of our 45 employees has played a role in achieving this accolade.”     

Paul is instrumental in developing Synergy’s staff to their full potential. Coaching and mentoring employees, he runs tri-weekly team workshops which focus on personal development.  The growing business invests over 200 hours annually in training its people.

Committed to consistently delivering an excellent leasing experience to every customer, Synergy is outperforming household names in the UK and globally in an international benchmark used by Fortune 500 companies to measure customer loyalty.

Global independent ratings and reviews site has also awarded Synergy the Gold Trusted Service Award for delivering a 5-star rated customer experience for the fourth consecutive year from 2015-2018.