2M’s subsidiary, Banner, celebrates Leading Women from the Industry in its 2nd Annual Ladies Polo Day

03-Jun-2016

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L-R: Theresa Randall – Kluthe, Emma Bennett, Amy Smith, Rachel Arrowsmith, Nikki Brady, Chloe Chiocchi (Banners)

Friday 20th May saw leading women from the Chemical Industry get together at Chester Race Course for the 2nd Annual Samuel Banner Ladies Polo Day. Companies from the across the UK were represented, in what has become a very popular women’s networking event.

The event was attended by leading industry figures who met to share expertise and celebrate their achievements.

Group HR Director, Liran Maller, who also attended, said: “We are incredibly proud of the achievements of the women in the 2M Group and in the wider industry. This event is a chance to celebrate them and we look forward to this becoming an annual tradition.”

Before the match started, guests were taught the rules of Polo by the host for the day.
Once everyone was up to speed with the rules, it was time for the Semi Finals of the LDF International Polo Tournament to Commence.

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L-R: Alex Abraitis – Chemicals Northwest, Stephanie Walker & Bev Boardman – Metalube, Nikki Brady – Banner

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At half time Spectators were asked to go onto the pitch and partake in the traditional ritual of divot stomping (stomping down the turf that has been lifted by the ponies hooves)

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L-R: Fakhara Jones – Surfachem & Jo Lawler – Samplerite

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L-R: Sue Bradley – Banner, Phillipa Ayers – Scott Bader, Emma Bennett – Banner

Banner Guests then returned to their seats to enjoy an afternoon of hospitality, networking and Polo

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L-R: Kelly Havey – XPO Logistics & Rachel Arrowsmith – Banner

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L-R: Tracey Redding – Plater Chemicals & Phillipa Ayers – Scott Bader

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L-R: Sarah Jane Taylor – Whitford Plastics , Andrea Goddard – Adshead Ratcliffe , Christine Foulkes – Whitford Plastics

The Day was a huge success with guests enjoying the Polo on what was a beautiful day.

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