BELFOR HOLDINGS, INC. CEO RECEIVES GOLD HONOR FROM 10TH ANNUAL BEST IN BIZ AWARDS
Sheldon Yellen, BELFOR CEO, Recognized as Executive of the Year in the Large Companies Category
BIRMINGHAM, MICHIGAN – December 10, 2020 – BELFOR Holdings, Inc. (BELFOR) CEO Sheldon Yellen has been named the gold winner in the Executive of the Year - Large Companies category by Best in Biz Awards, the only independent business awards program judged each year by prominent editors and reporters from top-tier publications in North America.
Widely recognized as a leading figure in the restoration industry, Sheldon oversees more than 9,200 team members in 450+ offices spanning 55 countries. This year, the BELFOR team members led essential cleaning efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic, where they provided deep cleaning treatments in more than 8,000 facilities worldwide. Additionally, Sheldon guided efforts to keep BELFOR’s teams of essential employees safe and operational during the pandemic to meet communities’ fundamental needs, including property restoration and repair services related to natural and man-made disasters.
“It is an honor to be recognized as an Executive of the Year by Best in Biz Awards,” said Sheldon Yellen. “I’ve been truly inspired by the superior work of our BELFOR team members every day, especially during these challenging times, as they help to rebuild and restore communities 24/7. I am so grateful to have the opportunity to lead this wonderful company and be a part of the BELFOR family.”
Despite the global challenges, the 10th annual program saw a particularly strong field of entries from public and private companies of all sizes and spanning all geographic regions and industries in the U.S. and Canada – proving North American businesses’ resilience and continuing innovation and growth despite the odds. The judges were impressed with this year’s winners’ agility and adaptability that allowed their businesses to thrive, their willingness to always go the extra mile to help their customers in these unusual times and particularly, many winners’ efforts to maintain their commitment to the environment and to prioritize helping others in their communities.
“Tough choices in the 10th annual Best in Biz Awards because all participating companies were deep with talent and flowing with results, but in the end those that most discernibly and directly impacted the most people won out for me,” said Bob Makin, Courier News, judging his second Best in Biz Awards competition.
For a full list of gold, silver and bronze winners in Best in Biz Awards 2020, visit: http://www.bestinbizawards.com/2020-winners.
About BELFOR Holdings, Inc.
BELFOR Holdings, Inc. is a $2 billion entity that operates a number of companies around the world, many of which complement the core work provided in the restoration industry, including BELFOR Property Restoration, the world’s largest disaster restoration company. For nearly 75 years, BELFOR has provided residential, commercial and industrial customers every service needed to help return to normal operations in the aftermath of man-made or natural disasters, including the global COVID-19 pandemic. From water and flood restoration services, fire and smoke recovery, structural damage repair, disinfection services and biohazard cleaning, to the recovery and restoration of equipment and vital documents, BELFOR has a rapid and proven response. BELFOR companies operate in more than 55 countries with 450+ offices employing over 9,200 full-time experienced restoration specialists who are dedicated to “Restoring More Than Property.” For more information, please visit www.belfor.com.
About Best in Biz Awards
Since 2011, Best in Biz Awards has been the only independent business awards program judged by a who’s who of prominent reporters and editors from top-tier publications from North America and around the world. Over the years, judges in the premier awards program have ranged from Associated Press to the Wall Street Journal and winners have spanned the spectrum, from blue-chip companies that form the bedrock of the global economy to some of the world’s most innovative start-ups and nimble local companies. Each year, Best in Biz Awards honors are conferred in two separate programs: North America and International, and in 90 categories, including company, team, executive, product, and CSR, media, PR and other categories. For more information, visit: http://www.bestinbizawards.com.