16th Annual Business Awards

Highlights from the 16th Annual Business Awards Gala Presentation Dinner, held at the Shangri-La Hotel on 1st October 2015

Congratulations to the winners of our 16th Annual Business Awards who were celebrated at a Gala Presentation and Dinner on 1st October 2015 at the Shangri La Hotel. The Awards were presented to the winners by His Excellency Scott Wightman, the British High Commissioner.

WINNERS

LEADERSHIP IN CUSTOMER FOCUS 

 

 

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LEADERSHIP IN DIVERSITY

 

 

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LEADERSHIP IN INNOVATION & PRODUCTIVITY

 

 

 

 

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LEADERSHIP IN SUSTAINABILITY

 

 

 

 

 

 

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SMALL BUSINESS RISING STAR

 

 

 

 

 

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SUCCESS IN BUSINESS

 

 

 

 

 

 

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YOUNG PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR

 

 

 

 

 

JOE TOFIELD, BRITISH COUNCIL

 

 

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COMMUNITY STAR

 

 

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GALA PRESENTATION DINNER

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

THE FINALISTS

Community Star

Leadership in Customer Focus

Leadership in Diversity

Leadership in Innovation & Productivity

Leadership in Sustainability

Small Business Rising Star

Success in Business

Young Professional of the Year

CATEGORIES AND JUDGES

 

Phil Brett

Leadership in Customer Focus


Phil Brett – President Asia, TBWA Asia Pacific

 

As a core value, customer focus drives growth in terms of business reputation as well as brand presence. This award recognises companies that demonstrate business growth by putting the customer at the heart of its business. Judges will look for strong and publicly visible customer centric values resulting in profitability and prospects.

 

 
Hayden Majajas

Leadership in Diversity


Hayden Majajas – D&I Director, Asia Pacific, BP

 

An organisation’s success depends on its people and its culture. This award recognises organisations that demonstrate and lead a working culture that values the differences between people and provide unbiased and equal opportunities.

 

 
David Butler

Leadership in Innovation & Productivity

 

David Butler – Associate Professor, School of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, Nanyang Technological University

 

As businesses evolve, it is increasingly necessary to originate innovative concepts for the longevity and success of an organisation or a brand. Judges will look for companies with a proven and implemented productivity, improvement and innovation track record, leading to progress, results and increased competitiveness.

 

 
Ariel Mueller

Leadership in Sustainability

 

Ariel Mueller – Director, Asia Pacific, Forum for the Future

 

Any business big or small has a significant impact on the society be it social, cultural, economic or environmental. Sustainable practices mould a better world for future generations. This award highlights and recognises businesses and business models that not only conform to legal standards of best practice and governance but also contribute and invest in the community within which they operate.

 

 
Margaret Manning

Small Business Rising Star

 

Margaret Manning OBE – Group CEO, Reading Room

 

This award will go to an outstanding company with less than 50 employees worldwide that demonstrates strong business growth, implementation of innovative business strategies and market leadership in its sector. Judges will look for Singapore centric evidence of ingenuity, impact of initiatives through measurable results, consistent performance, long term plans and initiatives in the overall business.

 

 
Mildred Tan

Success in Business


Mildred Tan - Government & Public Sector Leader, ASEAN Business Development Leader, Managing Director, EY Advisory

 

This award will go to an outstanding company that demonstrates strong business growth, implementation of innovative business strategies and market leadership in its sector. Judges will look for Singapore centric evidence of ingenuity, impact of initiatives through measurable results, consistent performance, long term plans and initiatives in the overall business.

 

 
Scott Wightman

Young Professional of the Year


His Excellency Scott Wightman – British High Commissioner

 

Young Professionals are instrumental in the success of a business. Their unconventional ideas and tireless approach to learning, developing and progress places them at the heart of business growth. Judges will look for Singapore based talent who performed outstandingly and has shown definite career progress. Companies may enter on behalf of their outstanding employee or entrepreneurs may nominate themselves. Professionals who are 35 years and below are eligible for this award.

 

 
Jonathan Chang

Community Star


Jonathan Chang – Executive Director, Lien Centre for Social Innovation

 

Some individuals not only contribute to their organisations significantly but also dedicate their time and resources to the greater good of the society either locally or globally. This award honours those who inspire and set benchmarks in the field of community service.

 

 
   

 

SPONSORS & SUPPORTING ORGANISATIONS

 

With passion and dedication, our sponsors and partners help us fulfil our mission to recognise and honour the best in Singapore through a number of invaluable contributions. Our sponsors and partners support us and we encourage you to support them.

We thank the sponsors and supporters of 16th Annual Business Awards for their generosity and dedication to our mission.

 

 

 

 

 


Innovation in Business

 

This category is sponsored by

Sponsor of the Leadership in Customer Focus Category

Leadership in diversity

 

This category is sponsored by

Barclays Bank

Sponsor of the Leadership in Diversity Category

Leadership in diversity

 

This category is sponsored by

Sponsor of the Leadership in Innovation & Productivity Category

   

 

 
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