Carvers Building Supplies managing director, Henry Carver, has won Business Person of the Year Award at the Express and Star Business Awards.

Henry Carver is the head of Wolverhampton's Carvers Building Supplies. During his acceptance speech, Mr Carver said: "I am only here because the people I employ are better than me."

Carvers has been a sponsors of the awards for a number of years, sponsoring the Young Business of the Year category. Henry Carver and Richard Boult, purchasing director, presented the prize to The Little Dessert Shop.

Carvers also was up for the Community Champion award, for their work over the years with the Wolverhampton Marathon, with the award going to Aldridge-based roofing and building refurbishment business SPV.