CEO of makes Final for Two ‘Best Business Women’ Awards

Member News  |  08 September 2020

Animation company Salamandra’uk’s CEO Christine MacKay has been shortlisted as a finalist for two Business Women Awards; the ‘Best Business Women in Business Services 2020’ and, as nominated by her team, ‘Best Boss 2020’.

Pictured: Christine MacKay, CEO

With studios in Eton and Dundee, the team are visual problem solvers who convey complex messages for their B2B clients using animation on any platform. Salamandra works with Multinationals, start-ups, Brand Marketing teams, Advertising and PR agencies alike using 2D, 3D, AR, VR, Motion Graphics, Stop Motion.

The finalists for The Best Business Women Awards were announced for 2020 on Friday the 4th of September – a cause for celebration as this year has been one full of turbulence and challenges for most businesses.

The finalists selected demonstrate the range of talented and dedicated female entrepreneurs in the UK, with the awards designed to recognise the achievement of those women across a wide range of industries.

‘It’s been a complete whirlwind of a year but receiving these accolades has been a major highlight reflecting success for myself and my dedicated team. Animation is like ice-cream, it never fails to bring a smile to people’s faces and it is my studio’s mission to make my clients smile with the wondrous medium of animation. Receiving this award means I am well underway with this mission and the Best Boss award has really touched my heart.’ 

Christine MacKay, CEO

Christine is no stranger to business kudos, having won a space on f:Entrepreneurs Top 100 female entrepreneurs 2020 back in January, won a spot on Small Business Saturday’s #SmallBiz100, as well as having been nominated for 11 awards this year alone.

‘This is the 6th year of these prestigious awards. Given the situation with COVID 19 we were delighted with the number of entries. This showed us how determined our entrants were! The entries came in from across the UK and were judged by a panel of business experts. To be a finalist is a major achievement. The businesswomen selected have been chosen for their business acumen, determination, creativity and tenacity. All our finalists are all shining examples of being successful entrepreneurs who have proved their success to our judges.’

Debbie Gilbert, organiser of The Best Business Women Awards

The Gala final, usually held in October, will be held instead in April 2021.