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It’s a big win for D2’s Louis Szymanski!

On Thursday 24th November our D2 colleagues attended the 2022 Rail Staff Awards in support of Louis Szymanski who was nominated for the Graduate or Newcomer of the Year Award, and Russell James who was nominated for Recruitment and Talent Acquisition Person or Team of the Year Award.

We are delighted to share the news that Louis Szymanski won his category and was announced as the Graduate or Newcomer of the Year for 2022. Due to the pandemic in 2021 the Rail Staff Awards had to be postponed to 2022, all nominations were collated from 2021 and 2022 nominees, which meant there was double the competition. Louis’s hard work and impeccable reputation won it for the judges. He had numerous nominations and votes all in support of the impact he has had on D2 as a business, Rail as an industry, and the great work he has been part of on the Transpennine Route Upgrade West Alliance. Louis is a shining example for newcomers to the rail industry. He looks at ways he can make it easier for others to follow in his path by providing guidance, support and helping to create a positive working environment. Well done, Louis! We are extremely proud to have you part of our D2 family.

Although Russell didn’t win his category, he made it to the finalists and showed what great work he has done in the recruitment field since starting with D2, well done Russ!

In support of the event D2 sponsored the Rail Manager of the Year Award in which our CEO David Diesbergen presented the winner. We also wanted to bring some fun to the event by sponsoring the photo booth which gave guests some great memories from the event to take home with them.

What a night and what a win for Louis! If you would like to read more about Louis and Russell’s nominations click the link


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