Steve Parker, CEO of Coventry-based Quantum Imaging Ltd has been recognised in this year’s CEO of the year awards by Finance Monthly magazine but says success is thanks to the hard-work and innovation of his whole team.

The award celebrates Steve and his team’s dedication to bringing ground-breaking technology to market that will help emergency room staff rule out heart attacks and other serious heart problems.

Every year Finance Monthly celebrates the success, innovation and strategic vision of CEOs across a wide variety of sectors and industries globally.

Finance Monthly’s Editor-in-chief, Mark Palmer commented: “It is vital for every business striving for success to have a leader whose diligence, innovative thinking and ingenuity inspire their team to demonstrate the same qualities and achieve excellence. We are happy that all of the individuals listed within Finance Monthly’s 2016 CEO Awards are corporate leaders who aspire to these qualities and whose enthusiasm and hard work help their companies successfully accomplish their goals.”

With Steve at the helm, Quantum Imaging has moved forward rapidly since its formation in 2014, achieving several key milestones. He was the driving force behind securing two successful rounds of investment which have been essential in bringing this innovative technology to life. Earlier this year, the company received an ISO13485 certification from the British Standards Institute (BSI) in recognition of its quality management systems, ensuring it operates with consistent, high-quality internal practices and customer support.The company, which moved to Coventry earlier this year has substantial growth plans in 2016/17 and further accreditations are expected.

Steve has built an experienced management team which includes specialists from a range of disciplines, including fundamental and clinical research, medical technology commercialisation, manufacturing and global regulatory and clinical strategy to ensure further successful growth.

Steve Parker says: “This award belongs to everyone at Quantum Imaging. I am surrounded by the best in the industry and that makes my job that much easier. Winning this award cements the company’s achievements to date and is well deserved for all the hard work, creative thinking and leadership demonstrated by the entire team. I would like to thank everyone that has supported me and we can all look forward with excitement. The global opportunity for our products is massive and we are in a good position to make this a reality.”

Quantum Imaging is bringing its first product, Quantum VitalScan, forward for clinical trials later this year with a multicentre international clinical study.