HUNTER businesswoman Belinda Smith has won a key award at the Australian Leadership Excellence Awards.
Ms Smith was named the NSW winner in the leader/manager category of the awards at a recent ceremony in Sydney.
The award recognises Ms Smith’s work as chief executive officer at Newcastle-based company Rapid Solutions in developing a collaborative approach for the development of a new strategic plan.
The plan has helped to further position the organisation within the insurance, technical training and pest management sector.
Ms Smith joined the group earlier in 2017 and immediately moved to design a new strategic plan in collaboration with the Rapid Solutions’ team of more than 35 people.