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Mick Kent OBE: Bromford boss collects honour ‘on behalf of Bromford’

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Mick Kent, Chief Executive of social business Bromford, has today (Friday 7 Feb) collected his OBE from Buckingham Palace.

At an investiture ceremony in the Palace Ballroom, Mick received his honour for services to housing from HRH Prince Charles, the Prince of Wales.

Mick OBE - Not for sharing

When Mick, Chief Exec of Bromford since 1984, was originally informed of his OBE in June 2013, he said he was ‘blown away’ but made clear that the recognition was to be bestowed upon all Bromford colleagues. 

He said; “[The honour is] a reflection of the fantastic work Bromford colleagues do day-in-day-out, inspiring customers to be their best. So many colleagues go the extra mile to make this happen, this award is for them." Mick and Dan

Unfortunately with strict security protocols in place, Mick’s normal haunts of Twitter and Yammer remain silent, so we haven't been able to keep you up to date on Mick's journey through the Queen’s 775-room home.

To read about why Mick received the OBE, click here.

To check out our of Queen's Honours Factfile, click here.

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