CMS Group support services director Martin McCrimmon has been named 2020 Institute of Directors (IoD) ‘Scotland Director of the Year – Social Value & Sustainability Impact’ at this year’s virtual awards ceremony.

Judges said of their choice: “Martin clearly demonstrates a real passion for achieving environmental targets and social impact and has proven how financial and business success can go hand in hand with environmental sustainability.

He shows strong evidence of leadership and strategic decision-making. Martin is driven by ethics and values, with investment in supporting young people and excluded groups into employment. Martin has clearly placed a specific focus on achieving sustainable growth, including through the employment of a full-time environmental advisor.”

CMS Group CEO David Ritchie said: “His innovative thinking has enabled CMS to make a difference in so many areas of social and environmental sustainability, including putting in place the processes and facilities that are vital to ensure we can continuously reduce our resource use across both our manufacturing and installation operations.”

CMS Group, based at Castlecary near Glasgow, with an additional production facility in East Kilbride, operates under three divisions: CMS Facades, providing curtain walling solutions UK-wide, CMS Window Systems supplying housebuilders and delivering social housing refurbishment contracts, and CMS Trade, a manufacturer of Rehau windows and doors for trade installers.