Ann Swain crowned top trade association leader Wednesday 11 July 2018 PDF Print Ann is an impressive leader by anyone’s standards. Her energy and determination shine through Ann Swain, Chief Executive of the Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo), has been honoured at the 2018 Trade Association Forum (TAF) Awards, picking up the prestigious ‘Group Leadership Award’ at this year’s ceremony. Formally supported by the Government Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), the Awards showcase the hard work and achievements of trade associations during the last 12 to 18 months. Judges awarded the accolade after considering Ann’s nomination, which highlighted her ‘hands on, high touch and 100% visible’ approach and positioned her as a ‘charismatic and vibrant leader who has vision, forethought and determination to succeed’. Responding to the win, Ann Swain, Chief Executive of APSCo commented: “As APSCo approaches its 20th year, I’m incredibly proud that what my team and I have achieved on behalf of our members has been recognised and celebrated by TAF. The last 12 months has been a phenomenally successful period for APSCo: with membership growth, further international expansion and significant lobbying wins all helping to cement our position as the only truly global trade association for professional recruitment. The passion I have for our sector is absolute and to be nominated for – and ultimately win – this award is both humbling and a genuine honour.” Linda Cavender, Chief Executive of TAF said: “Ann is an impressive leader by anyone’s standards. Her energy and determination shine through as does the fact that she clearly commands a great deal of respect from all those who come across her. Her achievements are many, all of which have made a positive impact on her organisation and its activities, and she has made a real difference to how the industry is perceived and recognised today. Ann richly deserves this recognition of her leading contribution to APSCo and its members.” - Ends Carly Smith BlueSky PR Carly@bluesky-pr.com T: +44 (0)1582 790 708 This press release was distributed by ResponseSource Press Release Wire on behalf of BlueSky Public Relations Ltd in the following categories: Business & Finance, Education & Human Resources, for more information visit https://pressreleasewire.responsesource.com/about.