The chief executive of energy technology services company Proserv has scooped the award for Private Equity Backed Business in the EY UK Entrepreneur of the Year 2013 awards.
David Lamont was praised for the company’s impressive acquisition strategy, its geographical reach and the opportunities for further expansion. During his two years at Proserv, the company has recorded annual organic growth rates of 28%.
Mr Lamont reached the UK final after winning the Scottish Entrepreneur of the Year title in June. At the Scottish awards he had been recognised for moulding “a phenomenal business of a truly global nature”.