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Freestyle founder Suzanne Linton named Business Woman of the Year 2022

08.04.22NewsPeople & Culture
Freestyle founder Suzanne Linton smiling and holding the Business Woman of the Year trophy

We are absolutely delighted to announce that our very own founder and CEO, Suzanne Linton, has been honoured as the Business Woman of the Year at the esteemed Women of the Year Luncheon & Awards.

Celebrating its 40th anniversary, this prestigious award recognises exceptional women who have made remarkable contributions to their businesses, sectors, and communities, and this win is a testament to Suzanne's exceptional leadership and her transformative impact within our organisation and the industry.

Suzanne's unwavering commitment to fostering a healthy work-life balance has permeated throughout our entire organisation. By prioritising trust, openness, and a positive working culture, Freestyle has earned a reputation for placing employee development and well-being at the heart of our business.

Expressing her excitement, Suzanne Linton commented, "I'm absolutely delighted to be named Business Woman of the Year, and it's a real honour to be recognised in this way. I extend my heartfelt gratitude to Women of the Year for this prestigious accolade and for highlighting the achievements of women in business. I am truly inspired by the passion and dedication of my fellow finalists, and it has been an incredible experience to hear their stories and celebrate their accomplishments at this year's ceremony."

The 40th anniversary edition of the Women of the Year Luncheon & Awards took place at the renowned Hilton Birmingham Metropole, attracting over 600 professionals from various sectors, both public and private.

Dr. Sharon Redrobe OBE, CEO of Twycross Zoo and WOTY director, commended Suzanne's achievement, stating, "We are thrilled to announce Suzanne Linton as our Business Woman of the Year, one of our most prestigious accolades. Suzanne competed against seven other inspiring women of immense talent, skill, and determination. This year's ceremony provided a fantastic opportunity to celebrate their achievements and recognize their significant contributions. Suzanne is a true advocate for supporting and championing women in business."

We’re immensely proud of Suzanne’s outstanding achievement, her recognition as Business Woman of the Year further solidifies our commitment to drive undeniable value and success for clients, empower our people, and set the standards for exceptional working environments.


Emma Simkiss Managing Director at Freestyle

Emma Simkiss

Managing Director Freestyle

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+44 1926 652 832

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