African adventure

A PEGSWOOD man enjoyed a trip to Africa after winning a business accolade.

Colin Perkins, a Regional Account Director (North) for on-site service solutions firm Sodexo, received the Operational Sales Support of the Year 2011 honour at the company’s annual awards.

The prize was a five-day trip to South Africa, including visits to Table Mountain, Robben Island and Shamwari Game Reserve.

Mr Perkins said: “I am delighted to have received this reward, which recognises my contribution to the sales and business development of Sodexo Prestige both for the company and within my operational area of responsibility that includes Newcastle United and Everton Football Clubs.”