Tina McKenzie, CEO of Staffline Recruitment Ireland and a distinguished figure in the local business community, has been awarded the prestigious Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) for her outstanding contributions to the Northern Irish economy. The investiture ceremony took place at Buckingham Palace on 31st January 2024 where Mrs McKenzie received the honour from HRH The Princess Royal.
Tina McKenzie, renowned for her exceptional leadership and dedication to fostering economic growth in Northern Ireland, has played a pivotal role in shaping the business landscape of the region, particularly throughout the turbulent times of Brexit negotiations, COVID-19 pandemic and surging living costs. The MBE, bestowed upon Mrs. McKenzie in recognition of her services to the Northern Irish economy, serves as a testament to her remarkable achievements and the positive impact she has had on both the business sector and the broader community.
Upon receiving the MBE, Tina McKenzie expressed her gratitude, stating, "I am truly honoured and humbled to receive this recognition. It is a testament to the collective efforts of the teams in Staffline Recruitment and the Federation of Small Businesses, as well as the support of my wonderful family. I am deeply committed to continuing our work in driving economic prosperity and making a positive impact in the region."
The MBE is a prestigious accolade awarded by the British monarch to individuals who have made significant contributions to their respective fields or communities. Tina McKenzie's investiture reflects not only her personal achievements but also the resilience and dynamism of the Northern Irish business community.