We are delighted to announce that Donald Ward of Ward 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
Ward was established in 1940, specialising in the recycling of ferrous metals in Woodville near Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire and as a family business has continued to grow ever since.
Today Ward has an annual turnover in excess of £140m, employs over 400 people and operates a fleet of over 100 vehicles. The company is now managed by third and fourth generation family members who continue their commitment to developing waste management and recycling techniques, saving their customers money and helping them to meet and exceed their recycling targets.
Donald Ward is one of the next generation taking a leadership role and a directorship within the business. He continues the long family line of respected individuals to lead the business and drive the business forward, implementing change and investing for the future. He is truly deserving of his place in the Family Business Top 100.