83-year-old salesman wins MNA Recruitment and Signal 107’s employee of the week
At the age of 83, you might be forgiven for wondering why Nick Heyhoe still has a full time job.
But the cheery salesman says he loves working at Heritage Glass Limited in Shrewsbury. So much so that he has just won Signal 107’s employee of the week competition, organised by a leading recruitment services firm.
Nick, who works at the double glazing and windows firm in Racecourse Crescent, Shrewsbury, was surprised by Signal 107 DJ Dicky Dodd. He phoned him on Friday to let him know he had won.
The dedicated salesman was awarded pizzas for 10 colleagues from Papa John’s and a red letter day experience. He was picked from a host of entrants as a winner in the competition, organised by MNA Recruitment.
Nick said: “I have worked at Heritage Glass for 17 years and I absolutely love working here.
“I am overwhelmed to have won employee of the week and it came as a huge surprise. It was great to have been given our pizzas and I thoroughly enjoy being here.”
Nick was nominated by colleague Tony Randall for being a true ambassador of the Heritage Glass brand.
Tony said: “Nick retired at 65 and decided to join us to enjoy his later years as he still had a lot to give. His late sister Dame Rachael Heyhoe Flint OBE DL had always been a workaholic which runs in the family.
“Now in his 83rd year, Nick has this month achieved £6million worth of retail sale in his time with us.
“As an age positive employer we pride ourselves in age diversity. We have a full support network to aid this age group in technology and procedures.”
The search for the employee of the week was staged as part of a promotional campaign for MNA Recruitment. The firm wanted to brighten the mood among the local workforce during the traditionally gloomy January period.
At a time of the year when many recruiters and candidates are looking at their options, MNA Recruitment is promoting their services.
Director of MNA Recruitment services Lee Smith said: “Nick is a fantastic winner and deserved recognition for his dedication to Heritage Glass Limited.
“At MNA Recruitment we wanted to honour a popular employee for their hard work and positive attitude, and Nick definitely fits that criteria.”
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