SHAH ALAM (Sin Chew Daily) — The award presentation ceremony of the sixth edition of Sin Chew Business Excellence Awards 2018 was held recently, with QL Resources Sdn Bhd Executive Chairman Dr Chia Song Kun bagging the Lifetime Excellence Achievement Award, and ViTrox Corporation Berhad President and CEO Chu Jenn Weng and Yong Tai Berhad CEO Datuk Wira Boo Kuang Loon being awarded Business Excellence Persons of the Year.
Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali is the guest of honour of the evening.
Seven companies were awarded the CIMB–Sin Chew Regional Excellence Award which encompasses the Asean region.
There are a total of 12 award categories this year, namely Lifetime Excellence Achievement, Business Excellence Person of the Year, Business Sustainability Excellence Award, CIMB–Sin Chew Regional Excellence Awards, Retail Excellence Award, Product Excellence Award, Business Service Excellence Award, Manufacturing Excellence Award, Digital and Technology Business Excellence Award, CSR Excellence Award, Property Excellence Award, and Young/Emerging Business Excellence Award.
Sin Chew Daily and Sinchew.com.my under MCIL Multimedia Sdn Bhd will continue to be the joint organizers of this annual award event. CIMB Bank is the exclusive sponsor.
Among the supporting partners are Federation of Chinese Associations Malaysia (Hua Zong), Associated Chinese Chambers of Commerce and Industry of Malaysia (ACCCIM), Malaysia Retail Chain Association (MRCA), Malaysia Retailers Association (MRA), Malaysia Entrepreneurs’ Development Association (PUMM), Branding Association of Malaysia (BAM), SME Association of Malaysia, National ICT Association of Malaysia (PIKOM), Malaysia-China Chamber of Commerce (MCCC), China Entrepreneurs Association in Malaysia (PUCM), Asean Retail-Chains Franchise Federation (ARFF) and Malaysian Institute of Corporate Governance (MICG).
Grant Thornton Malaysia is the auditor while other partners include Skynet, Fine Paper Takeo Sdn Bhd and Setia City Convention Centre.
QL Resources Sdn Bhd Executive Chairman Dr Chia Song Kun attributed his achievement to the concerted effort of everyone in his company.
“I want to thank the entire team because I wont’ be able to do so much alone .
“This Lifetime Excellence Achievement Award does not belong to me but the entire family.”
Yong Tai Berhad CEO Datuk Wira Boo Kuang Loon, one of the two winners of the Business Excellence Person of the Year award, told the audience the award provided him a propelling force to continue to move ahead.
“As long as you have a dream, you will have the opportunity to see to its fulfilment.
Meanwhile, ViTrox Corporation Berhad President and CEO Chu Jenn Weng also attributed his success to his team.
“We will continue to forge ahead towards world class technology.”