Singapore Prime Minister, the Honorable Mr Lee Hsein Loong, Presents the SICCI Award to Winners
SINGAPORE, October 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ —
QuEST Global Chairman and CEO Ajit Prabhu was bestowed with the Outstanding Entrepreneur Award for 2014, by the Singapore Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SICCI) on Friday, September 26, 2014. Singapore Prime Minister, the Honorable Mr Lee Hsein Loong, presented the award during the 90th anniversary dinner of SICCI at Singapore. Mrs Babita Prabhu collected the award on behalf of her husband as Ajit Prabhu was on business travel and could not attend the event in person.
Addressing the entrepreneurs and the gathering, the Prime Minister encouraged Indian businesses in Singapore to take advantage of India’s growth and the good relations existing between both the countries.
Launched in 2004, the SICCI-DBS Singapore Indian Entrepreneur Awards are presented annually by SICCI to recognize outstanding Indian entrepreneurs and to serve as a motivation for budding Indian entrepreneurs. Winners were selected by an eminent panel chaired by Mr Inderjit Singh, Member of Parliament and Entrepreneur, and comprising of judges from the private and public sectors of Singapore.
The award process includes assessment of an elaborate nomination based on company objectives, strategy set to meet the objectives and main contribution of the nominee to these, financial performance, products & services, leadership ability, entrepreneur resilience, innovation, management, social responsibility, to mention a few. Following this there was an interview with RSM Lio Chim, the Knowledge Advisor for the awards and the panel of judges.
Talking about the award Ajit said, "I am very glad to have received this award from SICCI. QuEST crossed $250m in sales employing today over 4,800 globally from a humble beginning in 2007. To succeed in today’s business, companies must have the ability to attract talent globally and learn to nurture them. Businesses must also learn to act swiftly as the world around us is changing quite rapidly. I would also like to take this opportunity to express my gratitude to EDB and SICCI here in Singapore for providing us a platform to be nimble."
About QuEST Global Engineering
QuEST Global is a pure play engineering solutions company with a proven track record of over 17 years that serves the product lifecycle needs of high technology companies with a 4,500 strong global workforce. A pioneer in offshore product development engineering, QuEST Global is one of the largest engineering service providers that cater to diversified verticals. With its local-global model, QuEST Global combines physical proximity to the customer providing domain knowledge and ease of interaction, along with delivery from low cost locations that also provides easy resource ramp-up.
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