Entrepreneur of the Year Award for sustainable doors & windows innovator

  • 7 Oct 2015

Andy Kerr, MD of CMS Window Systems, wins an EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2015 UK award, beating off competition from the leaders of some of UK’s top businesses.

Andy was assessed against six criteria – entrepreneurial spirit, financial performance, innovation, strategic direction, personal integrity and influence, and national and global impact.

Only the top 11 business leaders (ten companies) that best demonstrated these features were named winners, with each business leader receiving the accolade – EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2015 UK winner.

About CMS Window Systems

Established in 2006, CMS Window Systems is one of the country’s leading window, door and curtain walling fabricators and installers, who now also offer external wall insulation and cladding to deliver the most energy efficient and sustainable homes, schools, hospitals, offices and public buildings.

  • capacity to produce more than 130,000 window units and thousands of square metres of curtain walling every year

Andy has built the firm on a sustainability ethos, which extends into every aspect of the business, including:

  • commitment to apprenticeships and youth employment
  • offers an extensive range of products and systems designed for low carbon buildings
  • operates in a resource-efficient way, with virtually all waste recycled
  • provides a 360-degree building envelope solution from design through manufacture, installation and aftercare, on some of the largest housing investment programmes and commercial building projects UK-wide

Link for more information about CMS Window Systems

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