The 2023 Asia-Pacific Outstanding Enterprise Awards were recently held in Singapore, aiming to commend companies and leaders who have seized business opportunities in the regional economic recovery and performed outstandingly in business development. This prestigious corporate award in Asia highlights the resilience, innovation and unwavering commitment of Asian businesses and leaders in facing the unprecedented challenges posed by the pandemic.
Since 2007, the award has spread to 16 countries/markets in Asia. Previous winners include Xu Rongmao from China World Trade Group, Xu Xudong from Taiwan, Lui Yaodong and Lawrence Ho from Hong Kong, Dang Van Thanh from TTC in Vietnam, Somphote Ahunai from Thailand, Malaysia Cuckoo’s Xu Jianchuan, Indonesia’s Hary Tanoesoedibjo and Mochtar Riady, India’s Adi Godrej and Philippines’ Dennis Anthony Uy.
All winners this year were selected from more than 150 nominees by a panel of well-known judges through a rigorous evaluation process, covering four categories: Outstanding Corporate Leadership Award, Corporate Leap Award, and Outstanding Inspirational Brand Award. , and the Excellence in Business Management Award.
In his speech at the award ceremony, Zeng Liji, President of the Asian Enterprise Chamber of Commerce, said that Asia’s market value will reach US$31 trillion in 2023, which not only reflects its huge economic potential, but also demonstrates Asia’s excellence and diversity in the global market. The extraordinary individuals honored tonight are our role models for turning challenges into opportunities for growth. The Asia-Pacific Outstanding Enterprise Awards are not just a celebration party, but also a testament to the unlimited potential of outstanding enterprises.
Recipients of the Outstanding Corporate Leadership Award include Datuk Seri (Dr.) Subramaniam Pillai, founder and group executive director of Dhaya Maju Infrastructure (Asia) Sdn Berhad, Malaysia; Chairman and CEO of Gan Advanced Osseointegration Center Group of Companies, Philippines Dr. Steve Mark Gan. Their outstanding leadership has not only achieved extraordinary success in their respective fields, but also made great contributions to Asia’s economic development and prosperity.
The winners of the Enterprise Leap Award are from Hong Kong’s Gogochart Technology Limited and Singapore’s Iso Tank Management Pte. Ltd.; the winners of the Outstanding Inspirational Brand Award include Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation from the Philippines; the Government Housing Bank of Thailand is the Outstanding Corporate Management Award award-winning companies.
In the morning of the same day, the Asian Enterprise Chamber also held the 2023 Asian Economic Forum with the theme of “Capturing Opportunities In A Resurgent Asia” to jointly discuss the global economy and shape new growth areas and opportunities for enterprises. This forum was attended and participated by more than 300 business leaders and entrepreneurs from Hong Kong, Indonesia, Myanmar, Singapore, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia, etc.
Dr. Feng Zhenan, Chairman of the Asian Enterprise Chamber of Commerce, said that we should explore collaboration beyond national borders and use innovative solutions to address the most pressing challenges and seize business opportunities. We will promote deeper cooperation among enterprises at the Asian Economic Forum, jointly shape a broader and diversified Asian economic ecosystem, and promote economic prosperity.
Invited speakers are Brajesh Singh, Director of Talent Acquisition – APAC & ME at Capgemini; Daniel Kusmanto, Director of Digital HR & People Analytics & Global People Services at ASM; Darren Thayre, Head of Innovation, Global Strategic Initiatives at Google; Dr . Joey Tan, Head of Sustainability (ASEAN) at Amazon Web Services Singapore Pte. Ltd.; Lt General Sudhir Sharma, Chairman of MitKat Advisory Services and Advisor to Enterprise Asia; Malminderjit Singh, Chief Operating Officer of Asia Pacific at Speyside Group; Pallavi Srivastava, Senior Director APAC HR – Business Functions at Johnson Controls; Santanu Ghosh, Head of Digital at Asia Pulp & Paper, Sinar Mas; Sarjit Singh, Chairman of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand Singapore Overseas Regional Council; and Tan Kwan Chet, Lead of Technical Consultancy, 100 Experiments (100E) at AI Singapore (AISG).
This Asia-Pacific Outstanding Enterprise Award and the Asian Economic Forum are supported by multiple local and international organizations, including the International Chamber of Commerce – Philippines, Kuala Lumpur Malay Chamber of Commerce, Latin American Chamber of Commerce Singapore, Malaysia Entrepreneurs’ Development Association, Malaysian Alliance of Corporate Directors, Malaysian Investment Development Authority, Myanmar Business Executives Association, Singapore Chamber of E-Commerce, Singapore Exhibition & Convention Bureau, Singapore-Thai Chamber Of Commerce, The Philippine Retailers Association, UAE Singapore Business Council, and Vietnam Chamber of Commerce Singapore. PR Newswire is the official press release distribution partner; Bangkok Post, BusinessWorld Philippines, Hong Kong Economic Times, dailywire.asia news website and SME magazine are media partners.
2023 Asia-Pacific Outstanding Enterprise Award-Regional Edition Winners List
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