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Businesswoman of the Year awarded to Farida Gibbs at Diversity Supplier Conference

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Award identifies and celebrates women in business. Focusing on the contribution of a dynamic, creative and visionary leader, the Businesswoman of the Year award seeks to define the qualities of a successful woman.

Gibbs Hybrid founder and CEO Farida Gibbs was tonight honoured with the Businesswoman of the Year award at the annual conference of MSDUK in Birmingham. MSDUK is the UK’s leading non-profit organisation driving inclusive procurement.
Gibbs Hybrid offers a single source integrated solution with programme consultancy, talent, technology and outsourcing initiatives that drive customer success. The company is based in UK, with offices in Ireland, Poland, Luxembourg and the USA.

According to MSDUK, “this award identifies and celebrates women in business. Focusing on the contribution of a dynamic, creative and visionary leader, the Businesswoman of the Year award seeks to define the qualities of a successful woman – from drive, ambition, vision and tenacity to inspirational leadership, inventiveness and confidence.”

“I’m so delighted to have received this recognition from an organisation that is dear to my heart,” said Farida Gibbs. “My team and I work hard every day to justify the trust that our clients place in us, and to create value for our people, communities and stakeholders. This award recognises all our efforts,and lifts me up as a woman and an ethnic minority business owner. I’m proud of the journey that has brought me to this point, and excited for what’s to come.”

Gibbs Hybrid’s single source philosophy means that our three lines of business – talent management, programme technology solutions and outsourcing can integrate with each other, creating Hybrid capabilities, or stand alone as best-of-breed solutions. Offering this flexibility allows clients to engage with a single preferred partner for multiple services, thus addressing challenges of supplier rationalisation or vendor consolidation. Our service management approach helps to ensure that our quality remains high without compromising speed to market. We serve mid-market and Fortune 500 companies globally. Since its establishment in 2005, Gibbs Hybrid has grown to over $100 million in annual revenue with more than 700 employees, associates and consultants. We are headquartered in UK with offices in Ireland, Poland, Luxembourg, US and Canada.