Singapore Business Review honours top leaders and companies at the Management Excellence Awards and Business Rankings Awards

Over 160 executives attended the awards night.

Singapore Business Review honoured nine top business leaders from across several industries in the city-state during its 2nd Management Excellence Awards (MEA) at Shangri-La Hotel held on December 6, 2016.

Nominations for MEA were evaluated by an esteemed panel of judges comprising Nexia TS managing director Henry Tan, RHTLaw Taylor Wessing LLP deputy managing partner Azman Jaafar, Mazars managing partner Denis Usher, and Deloitte SEA managing director Jeff Watts.

The event, which was attended by over 160 executives, coincides with the magazine's 3rd Business Rankings Awards (BRA), putting into limelight companies that made it to the SBR industry ranking lists. SBR also recognised exceptional young professionals aged 40 and under from across various fields.

The full list of MEA and BRA winners are as follows:

I. Management Excellence Awards

A. Executive of the Year

Food & Beverage
Steen Puggaard, 4FINGERS PTE LTD

Financial Services
Ng Beng Tiong, ARA Asset Management Limited

Consumer Products (Non-Durables)
Dr Andy Adhiwana, Auric Pacific Group Limited

Patent Research
Deepak Syal, GreyB Services

Materials & Construction Industry
William Tan Kwang Hwee, Ley Choon Group Holdings Ltd

Wong Chiak Yeen, Panasonic Factory Solutions Asia Pacific

Desmond Kuek, SMRT Corporation Ltd

Joan Koh, The Nielsen Company (Singapore) Pte Ltd

Real Estate
Roy Ling, Vingroup JSC

B. Innovator of the Year

Life Insurance
AIA Singapore Team, AIA Singapore

Business Services
Dr. Patrick Khor, iBosses Pte Ltd

Real Estate
Steven Tan & Team, OrangeTee.com Pte Ltd

C. Team of the Year

Oil & Gas
MODEC Management Services HR Team

Moove Media

​Panasonic Factory Solutions Asia Pacific - Agriculture Business Division

D. Employee Engagement of the Year

Business Services
Dentsu Aegis Network, Singapore

Health Products & Services
Farrer Park Hospital

Marketing Research
Kadence International

OCBC Bank – Business Banking Commercial Service Centre

The Nielsen Company (Singapore) Pte Ltd

II. Business Ranking Awards 

Largest Real Estate Agencies
ERA Realty Network Pte Ltd- Rank #1
Orangetee.com Pte Ltd- Rank #4

Largest Accounting Firm
PKF-CAP LLP- Rank #13

40 and Under Most Influential Lawyers 2016

Kenneth Szeto- Colin Ng & Partner
Calvin Liang- Tan Kok Quan Partnership
Tom Platts- Stephenson Harwood (Singapore) Alliance
Michelle Yong- Stephenson Harwood (Singapore) Alliance
Yvonne Tang- Drew & Napier
Lim Siau Wen- Drew & Napier
Foo Yuet Min- Drew & Napier
Scott Clements- Drew & Napier
Chan Wei Meng- Drew & Napier
Jaikanth Shankar- Drew & Napier
Chia Voon Jiet- Drew & Napier
Ong Ken Loon- Drew & Napier
Benedict Teo- Drew & Napier
Charmian Aw- Drew & Napier
Tan Shijie- Rodyk & Davidson
Joseph Lee- Rodyk & Davidson

Hottest Female Entrepreneurs and Leaders 2016

Peiru Teo- La Belle Couture
Masami Sato- B1G1
Louisa Lee- DP Dental
Danielle Warner – Expat Insurance

40 and Under Top Entrepreneurs 2016
Justin Fulcher- Ring MD
Arthur Brejon- Lazada Singapore
Brad Robinson- Ritual Gym
Paul Tenney- Ematic Solutions
Lawrence Koh- iFly Singapore

40 and Under Hottest Restaurateurs 2016
Dawn and Damien Koh- Joe & Dough
Sharma Das- Cato Restaurant

40 and Under Most Influential Business Professors 2016
Jan Ondrus- ESSEC Business School, Asia-Pacific
Aarti Ramaswami- ESSEC Business School, Asia-Pacific
Onur Boyabatli- Singapore Management University (SMU)

In photo: Members of the ARA Asset Management Limited Team

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