A Panaz employee has donated his £1,000 Employee of the Year prize to The Furniture Makers’ Company.

John Logus, general manager at Panaz’sRaleigh,North Carolinaoffice inAmericawas named Employee of the Year in May and requested that the £1,000 prize was donated to The Furniture Makers’ Company in the name of his son Dean.

The annual award is available to all Panaz staff and recognises outstanding commitment to the company, demonstrating initiative and innovation, courtesy and care for other employees, and continuous personal improvement.

A statement from Panaz said: “John was nominated along with six other employees by the senior management team and was awarded the accolade for exemplifying all aspects of our key principles, as people who work with him will attest.”

Commenting on why he donated his prize, John said: “I am thankful to what our industry has given back to me and my family over the years.”