Birstall firm’s director hailed as inspirational young entrepreneur

He has been recognised as one of the region’s most dynamic and inspirational young entrepreneurs.

Wednesday, 30th April 2014, 7:19 am
PRESTIGIOUS NOMINATION Richard Jones recognised as inspirational young entrepreneur.

Richard Jones, operations director at Birstall-based Fantastic Media, has won a place in Insider Media’s 42 Under 42 programme for 2014.

The 35-year-old has been listed alongside those recognised as playing a key role in helping to grow the regional economy.

He joins the prestigious club which has featured some of the region’s most successful business people over the last 15 years.

Mr Jones, who was one of those behind the launch of Fantastic Media in 2006, paid tribute to his colleagues after being selected.

He said: “I am honoured to be featured on the ‘42 Under 42’ list and delighted that our work at Fantastic Media is recognised as contributing to the growth of the Yorkshire economy which we are so proud to be a part of.

“Fantastic Media stands out from the competition by always practicing what we preach. We take a holistic view of a business and provide the marketing support they need to grow.

“This is the key to our continued growth and stability during what has been a challenging and volatile time in the economy.”

As operations director at Fantastic Media, Richard is responsible for the day-to-day running of the agency.

His role includes running the digital department, increasing sales and to boost efficiency for clients.

Mr Jones’ achievement will be recognised at a special ceremony celebrating Yorkshire entrepreneurship.

The event will be held at The Royal Armouries in Leeds on Thursday May 1.