Bibby Line Group Chairman Awarded Honorary CBE

Bibby Line Group  //  16th December 2015

Paul Drechsler, Bibby Line Group Chairman and President of the CBI has been appointed honorary CBE for his significant contribution to voluntary and charitable services.  He received the honour from SajidJavid, the Business Secretary at the official ceremony held at the the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills.

Speaking at the event, MrJavid said “I’m delighted to present this award to Paul Drechsler for the exceptional work he has done to champion young people in business. Paul has used his position and expertise in business to connect with a wide range of young people, opening doors and extending opportunity to all”.

Paul was appointed Chairman of Bibby Line Group on 9 June 2015. He is Chairman of the National Skills Funding Agency, and Chairman of the Board of the charity, Teach First. He is a board member of Business in the Community and Chairman of its Education Leadership Team, and also sits on the Advisory Board of the School of Business, Trinity College Dublin.

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