THE managing director of a Wiltshire company has scored a huge win at the Great British Business & Community Awards for 2022.

James Eades, managing director of Systemagic Ltd in Bradford on Avon, was awarded ‘Male Entrepreneur of the Year’ at the awards ceremony at the Hilton Hotel in Reading attended by 350 business people.

The award recognises men who have shown the desire to succeed with their own ideas and have had the ambition to turn those ideas into a successful business.

Mr Eades, 40, said: “Having started my first business at 17 and taking over as MD of Systemagic in 2010, the journey to where we are today has been an interesting one, full of many challenges, surprises and celebrations.

“Of course, Systemagic’s success could not have been possible without the support and hard work from our dedicated team.”

Incorporated in 1999, Systemagic now employs 16 staff and has provided IT support and cloud services to businesses in the South West for nearly 25 years.

The company is known for its industry-leading response and resolution times and people-first approach.

Mr Eades has led Systemagic through a period of extraordinary growth, making three acquisitions in 2014, 2016 and 2017.