European CEO Magazine has awarded Ian Christelow, co-founder and Managing Director of ActionCOACH UK, the Business Coaching Entrepreneur of the Year 2016 for Western Europe.
European CEO Magazine has awarded Ian Christelow, co-founder and Managing Director of ActionCOACH UK, the world’s number one business services franchise*, the Business Coaching 'Entrepreneur of the Year 2016' for Western Europe.
The renowned magazine for international business leaders has been recognising outstanding successes and innovations since 2003. This year, European CEO Magazine asked CEOs across Eastern and Western Europe to nominate people they have worked with for these awards. The category 'Entrepreneur of the Year' recognises the achievements of outstanding entrepreneurs in the international business arena.
The magazine explains the motivation behind creating this category as part of the awarding criteria:
"Entrepreneurs are visionaries who are instrumental in the success of a business. These awards recognise those special traits which make successful entrepreneurs so inspiring. Ian Christelow's true entrepreneurial spirit made a compelling case for winning this award. He had the vision to invest in ActionCOACH, consolidating the team across the UK. He is seen as a leader and authority in his field and is the driving force behind ActionCOACH’s development."
This is the latest in a string of accolades for ActionCOACH UK. Ian accredits his team for the successes:
"In fact, from an independent survey conducted by Smith & Henderson, ActionCOACH was awarded the UK’s Best Franchise (£25-75k investment) at RBS’s Best Franchise Awards for the last two years and became one of only five franchises to achieve 5 Star Franchisee Satisfaction Status four times in a row (2013 to 2016). We now have over 160 Action Coaches in the UK and our 2020 milestone is to grow the team to 1,000 so ActionCOACH can serve and help 10,000 UK business owners. Our vision is to become the go-to place for business growth, where every UK business owner is aware of the ‘terminal risks’ to their business and the cure."
* ActionCOACH is the highest ranked Business Services franchise in Franchise Direct’s Global Top 100 franchises for 2016.
Global Thought-Leaders Come Together For Business Excellence Forum
27th April 2017
The annual Business Excellence Forum & Awards was sponsored by NatWest and ActionCOACH.
ActionCOACH Preparing For The Best Year So Far
17th February 2017
ActionCOACH’s 2017 annual conference was one of their most successful to date with the largest group of franchise owners attending the...
ActionCOACH Engage and Grow
26th January 2017
ActionCOACH franchise owners will be the exclusive conduits for Engage and Grow in the UK.
Unprecedented third successive Best Franchise title for ActionCOACH
13th December 2016
ActionCOACH have been awarded Best Mid-Priced Franchise at the RBS Best Franchise Awards 2016.
ActionCOACH shortlisted for Best Franchise 2016
25th November 2016
ActionCOACH have been shortlisted for the Best Mid-Priced Franchise 2016.
ActionCOACH franchise owner shortlisted for national business award
17th November 2016
ActionCOACH Jamie Goral has been shortlisted for the Startups Franchisee of the Year 2016.
Flying High with National Service Leaver Award
11th November 2016
Former RAF Chief Technician turned business coach, Graham Orange, has scooped a national award for his successful transition from the...
ActionCOACH 2016 Annual Franchise Conference
28th October 2016
The ActionCOACH annual franchise conference was the usual mix of great speakers, friendly sporting competition and recognition of the...
I'm making a difference to people's lives and giving meaning to mine.Parag Prasad, franchise partner since 2007
29th September 2016
Banking on Yourself by Joanna Martorana from ActionCOACH