Matthew Bent for Institute of Directors prize

Matthew Bent, managing director at Warrington based Bents Garden & Home has been shortlisted for two awards in this year's North West Institute of Director Awards, recognising the region's top business owners and leaders.

He has been shortlisted for the titles of Young Director of the Year and Family Business of the Year, with Bents competing against companies including Seamark plc and construction company Pochin for the latter of the two titles.
Bents Garden & Home was established in 1937 by Alfred and Margaret Bent and remains a family owned and run business, now in its third generation.
He said: "I am delighted with this news. To shortlisted in such prestigious business awards is already a major achievement and one which I will always be very proud of."
The North West Institute of Directors cover Cheshire, Manchester, Cumbria, Merseyside and Lancashire. 

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