A partner at a leading Warwickshire accountancy firm has been named on a list which recognises some of the most innovative and forward-thinking business leaders in the UK.
Sean Farnell, a Partner specialising in client services and business growth services for owner-managed businesses at Burgis & Bullock, has been named as a winner in the 2023 CEO Today United Kingdom Awards.
The award recognises Sean, who has worked with Burgis & Bullock for more than 23 years, for outstanding vision, leadership and entrepreneurship.
He has been named in the financial services section of the awards and it comes after being named ‘Accounting Services Leader of the Year’ in the 2022 awards.
Sean is a board member of Coventry & Warwickshire Reinvestment Trust (CWRT), and also a board member of Growth Hub Business Solutions and sits on Warwickshire County Council’s Small Capital Grants Panel.
He has also been a board member for Coventry and Warwickshire Local Enterprise Partnership (CWLEP) from 2013.
Sean looks after a full portfolio of clients including small businesses, family-owned limited companies and larger company clients.
He also runs Burgis & Bullock’s business coaching and development arms, covering all the firms’ offices in Leamington, Nuneaton, Rugby and Stratford-upon-Avon.
The annual CEO Today United Kingdom Awards are in their sixth year, with hundreds of business owners and CEOs from highly respected and innovative companies being nominated, voted for, shortlisted and selected.
The award follows a four-stage selection process, including editorial nominations based on the previous 12 to 18 months performance, online voting by CEO Today’s readership, shortlisting and the winner’s selection.
Sean said: “I’m pleased that myself and the firm have been recognised through this awards scheme for the second successive year.
“We’ve had another strong year at Burgis & Bullock and I’m proud of how we have helped our clients navigate what has been a challenging economic landscape.
“I would like to personally thank CEO Today for this honour and congratulate all of the other business leaders and CEOs from across the country who have also received recognition.”