ActionCOACH UK co-founder named Entrepreneur of the Year

European CEO Magazine gave Ian Christelow the award for his role in the Startups Awards-commended franchise’s development

Ian Christelow, co-founder and managing director at ActionCOACH UK, has been named Business Coaching ‘Entrepreneur of the Year 2016’ by European CEO Magazine.

Christelow was nominated for the award by chief executive officers across Western Europe.

With over 1000 offices in 45 countries, ActionCOACH has a network of business coach franchises which help to advise and support business owners around the world. The Startups Awards-commended franchise has helped over 100,000 enterprises over the last two decades.

The franchise currently has a team of over 160 business coaches in the UK, and aims to increase this number to 1,000 by 2020 with a view to serving 10,000 UK business owners.

A spokesperson from European CEO Magazine, which has been recognising entrepreneurial success since 2003, commented: “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.”

Christelow added: “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.”

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