Nicky Thomas, Wolseley’s deputy Chief Financial Officer, has been announced as the Finance Director of the Year 2022 at the prestigious West Midlands Finance Awards.

The award, in the category for businesses with a turnover of more than £100 million annually, is presented to the Finance Director who has a demonstrable legacy of delivering financial performance, leadership, and management, together with providing strategic direction to the company.

Nicky, who has previous financial experience with both small organisations and large companies, said: “During my six years at Wolseley, I have built up a great understanding of the operational side of the business which has enabled me to work smarter and focus in the right places to maximise performance. I am very proud to have been recognised by my peers and the judges at the West Midlands Finance Awards and will continue to drive the business forward.”

The West Midlands Finance Awards, which started in 2016 and comprises of 13 categories, promotes, and celebrates the outstanding achievements of businesses and individuals within the region’s finance community.

This year’s award ceremony was held at the ICC Birmingham and the event is organised by ICAEW West Midlands, Robert Walters and RSM.