Alison Sellar, the CEO of the global payroll and employee mobility solutions firm, activpayroll, has been shortlisted for the prestigious Scottish Business Awards in the category of ‘Itison Female Business Leader of the Year’. The ceremony will be held in Edinburgh’s International Conference Centre on November the 12th.
The annual awards ceremony will be attended by over 2000 guests and this year will be addressed by the Hollywood legend George Clooney, with Welsh Comedian Rob Brydon as host, featuring a special guest appearance by the most decorated Olympic cyclist of all time, Sir Chris Hoy.
Application numbers this year were the most competitive to date, with over 250 entries in total.
Josh Littlejohn, the founder of the Scottish Business Awards, said – “We are delighted by the shortlist for the 2015 awards – every year the shortlist gets stronger and stronger”.
The ceremony celebrates Scottish Business, while simultaneously raising funds for a number of charitable causes. The aim for this year’s event is to exceed the £500,000 fundraising mark for these great causes, including the Social Bite Fund, Scot Edge and Not On Our Watch.
The CEO of activpayroll, Alison Sellar, comments on the news of her shortlist – “I am absolutely delighted to have been shortlisted for this prestigious award. Myself and the team very much look forward to attending this wonderful evening in celebration of Scottish business success. It promises to be a night to remember”.