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PRESS RELEASE: Global Resale Presented with Queen’s Award

November 22, 2021

Braintree, Essex, UK (November 22, 2021) – Global Resale, LLC., an industry-leading technology resell and reverse logistics business – has been presented with the prestigious Queen's Award for Enterprise in the International Trade category, in recognition of its European operation in Essex.

The award, announced in April, was presented by the Lord-Lieutenant of Essex, Mrs Jennifer Tolhurst at Global Resale’s European Headquarters on the 18th of November 2021.

Lord-Lieutenant of Essex, Mrs Jennifer Tolhurst said:

"It is a great honour to represent Her Majesty the Queen and present Global Resale with the Queens Award for Enterprise for International Trade. The award is in recognition of the companies extraordinary growth in international trade over the last 3 years and the business is very of the moment as it supports the circular economy. The Queen’s Award is the highest award that can be won by a United Kingdom business, and is for each and every one at Global Resale.”

The ceremony was attended by company staff, guests and many local esteemed dignitaries including Mr Keith Attwood, DL the Deputy Lieutenant responsible for the Queens Awards in Essex, Councillor Eddie Johnson the Chairman of Essex County Council, Mr Andy Wright, the Chief Executive of Braintree District Council, Councillor Sue Wilson, the Chairman of Braintree District Council and Mr Simon Brice, DL the Deputy Lieutenant and High Sheriff of Essex.

The Queen's Awards for Enterprise celebrating the country's highest company achievements. A small number of businesses are selected annually for their exceptional success in categories of International Trade, Innovation and Sustainable Developments.

Global Resale has been awarded this prestigious accolade in recognition of its outstanding achievements, with 77 percent year-on-year growth in global sales of refurbished technology product over the last three years.

Chris Farrell, General Manager of Global Resale’s European Headquarters:

"The Queens Award is such an amazing achievement, which few companies could achieve at such a young age. I want to thank every single one the Global Resale staff for all their hard work to make this possible and our many partners and customers for their continued support. It was a pleasure to celebrate the success with our honorable guests and our dedicated team."

Speaking about Global Resale's success, Group CEO, Jeff Zeigler commented:

"We are honoured and proud that Global Resale has received this distinguished award and couldn't be happier with the continuing growth of our European business" said Jeff Zeigler, CEO of Global Resale. "Our business is an important part of the green economy, our aim is to maximise reuse of equipment, whilst reducing waste to a minimum. We source and provide services to technology manufacturers, technology suppliers and leasing companies. Supporting computing and data centre environments on behalf of some of the largest global organisations. This means people can affordably buy refurbished technology, get connected and importantly diverting equipment which may have otherwise gone to landfill.”

About Global Resale

Global Resale is a full-service, international resell and reverse logistics business focused on the mobile, IT and electronics sectors. Global Resale partners with the leading manufacturers, carriers, lessors, retailers, resellers and large corporate accounts to handle their worldwide reverse logistics needs. With state-of-the-art processing centres in Texas (Global Headquarters) and Essex (European Headquarters), Global Resale serves as a single-source solution for its partners, offering the full range of reverse logistics capabilities, including takeback, collection, inventory, data sanitization, repair, harvesting and resell. For more information visit Global Resale and connect with us on LinkedIn.

Enjoy pictures from the presentation at: https://globalresale.com/global-resale-presented-with-queens-award-for-enterprise-for-international-trade/