UKRD Future Leaders Celebrated

UKRD Group Limited

2:50pm 15th December 2014

Private radio operator, UKRD Group, has celebrated the graduation of its first three “Future Leaders Programme” graduates at a private graduation dinner held at London’s prestigious five star Landmark Hotel in the presence of its board of directors, senior executives and station managing directors.

The Black Tie dinner saw the three, Andy Amesbury from 2BR/The Bee, Tristan Hunkin from Pirate FM and Tim Watson from Yorkshire Coast Radio, commended and recognised for a year-long effort in which each spent the last twelve months undergoing an intensive set of modules and courses covering some 25 working days in all and spread across 2014.

The programme, established in January of this year, is the groups’ premier people development initiative, which is intended to provide the company with a group of future leaders who can step up into various management posts within the company.

Chief Executive Officer, William Rogers, commended all three for their “superb levels of commitment and hard work,” and said that the programme had “clearly made a big difference to those who had taken part as well as being of significant benefit to the business more widely.”

“As the industry continues to contract and, sadly, such contraction and consolidation results in fewer people being about and even fewer coming in to the sector more generally, we need to be doing all we can to identify great people, develop them and ensure that they have future opportunities to grow and develop as our business develops.”

“The Future Leaders Programme is a great example of our commitment to the future of our business and Andy, Tristan and Tim have all shown themselves to be more than worthy graduates of this, our first such programme,” he said.

Share This Story

Most read
UKRD Group Ltd

Over 50 radio stations to participate in Local Radio Day

Over fifty radio stations have now confirmed they will participate in this years’ Local Radio Day event. On the day itself, the 26th May, “proper” local radio stations will celebrate local radio engagement in the areas and communities they areproud to be a part of and broadcast to.

UKRD Group Ltd

UKRD launches Encore Radio

UKRD's brand new national radio station dedicated to Musical Theatre launches today.

Newer article

UKRD “Best Company” and gains 2015 Sunday Times Top 100 listing

UKRD News: Private owned radio operator, UKRD Group, has been told this week that it has once again been accredited with an “extraordinary” Three Star Rating for 2015 by the Best Companies organisation and has also been notified that it will definitely have a place on the 2015 Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to Work For listings.

Older article

Eagle AM Licence Acquired by Premier Christian Radio

UKRD News: UKRD’s AM licence covering parts of Surrey and Hampshire has been acquired by Premier Christian Radio and will commence broadcasting its new programming schedule within days.