Andrew Wilson and Carolyne Vale named on Leicestershire’s Most Influential People listing

Andrew Wilson and Carolyne Vale named on Leicestershire’s Most Influential People listingWilson Vale

Andrew Wilson and Carolyne Vale, co-founders of Ashby-based catering company, Wilson Vale, have jointly appeared on the Top 200 Most Influential People in Leicestershire listing, compiled by the Leicester Mercury newspaper.

The enterprising couple established Wilson Vale in 2002 on £50K capital and continue to grow their business to a forecasted £24 million turnover for 2016, employing 700 people. Their fresh food ethos and innovative approach to foodservice has attracted a portfolio of 90 clients, including independent schools, conference venues and the corporate headquarters of leading organisations within business & industry.

They feature on the listing alongside leading figures from business, the public sector, media and the entertainment sectors, including Lord Digby Jones, chairman of Triumph Motorcycles and Hilary Devey CBE, chief executive of The Pall-Ex Group and former dragon on BBC Two’s Dragon Den programme.

Andrew Wilson, co-founder of Wilson Vale, said: “We are smiling and humbled, but it is the great team behind us who should take the praise as it is their hard work and passion for this business that have made Wilson Vale what it is today. Our names may be ‘above the door’ but they are the real influencers.”

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