We are delighted to announce that Derrick Potter of Potter Space has been included within the inaugural Family Business United ‘Family Business Top 100,’ which recognises the exceptional contribution of individuals and their work within a family business.
Recognition in respect of:
- Inspirational Leadership
- Next Generation
- Champion of Change & Innovation
- Family Business Steward
Derrick is an incredible force within the family business space having built up and sold a transport and logistics business and pivoting into the new iteration of the family business, Potter Space, where he is the Executive Chairman.
Potter Space is a family-owned business with five business parks across the UK. Each is connected by road or rail to major business arteries, offering links to key cities and ports.
They are home to over 40 businesses occupying 1.6 million square feet across a range of commercial properties including warehouse space, factories, offices and small business lets and they also have the capability to build bespoke warehousing on an extensive land portfolio.
In our 50 years of business, building good relationships and supporting customers has been at the heart of Potter Space, much of which has been driven by the vision, passion and entrepreneurial ambition of Derrick. Derrick has an incredible energy and passion for doing business, doing it right, and crafting the right people around him to help the business succeed. He is also someone that wants to help others, often providing advice and support to fellow family business leaders.
Derrick is an incredible individual and someone who has family business at the core of his business beliefs and endeavours. Each chapter in the Potter journey affords new opportunities and Derrick, through his business acumen and leadership has helped steer them successfully to where they are today, He is thoroughly deserving of his place in the Family Business Top 100.