October 16, 2017
The 2017 Burj CEO Awards was held last Tuesday at the Dorchester Hotel London. Lanjarón Arabia Distributors was proud to participate.
Issued: 14 October 2017
For Immediate release
TITLE: International Awards in THE BURJ CEO AWARDS 2017 at The Dorchester, London
In Photo: The BURJ CEO 2017 Awardees
Some of the world’s top businessmen and women attended the sumptuous annual The BURJ CEO Awards 2017 at the Dorchester Hotel, London on Tuesday, October 10.
The event is the Oscars of the commercial world and attracted delegates from around the globe including the CEO Clubs Patron, His Royal Highness Sheikh Juma Bin Maktoum Juma Al Maktoum of Dubai, United Arab Emirates and His Excellency Dr. Hage Geingob, the President of Namibia.
In Photo (from left): Dr. Tariq A Nizami – Founder & CEO of CEO Clubs Network, HH Sheikh Juma Bin Maktoum Juma Al Maktoum-Member of the Dubai Royal Family, His Excellency Dr. Hage Geingob – The President of Namibia,Viscount Waverley & Dr. Tahir Akhtar- CEO Clubs UK
The BURJ CEO Awards are a brand of CEO Clubs Network Worldwide which is a 3-decade old and has more than 16,000 CEO members in more than 25 countries.
Host Anna Williamson of ITV Breakfast UK, Big Borother’s bit on the Side & Channel 5’s fame presented the awards for categories and Awards were given by His Highness Sheikh Juma Bin Maktoum Juma Al Maktoum to all winners including Mayor of the year, Visionary African Leader, Fastest Growing Company, Global CEO of the Year, and Global Inspiration of the Year.
Dr. Tariq Ahmed Nizami, the Founder & CEO of CEO Clubs Network Worldwide and the Founder of The BURJ CEO Awards said this Award have the endorsement of top international business community. This award was launched in Washington D.C. last year this year in London.
Doctorpreneur Dr. Tahir Akhtar, Chairman, CEO Clubs UKnewly launched chapter who is both a medical consultant and mentor for business people around the world gave aninspirational and motivational speech which was enthusiastically received.
Afterwards he said how delighted he was that both the CEO Clubs Network and the BURJ CEO Awards are going to from strength to strength and attracting top CEOs and entrepreneurs worldwide.
Captured in Photo: Mr. Colm Mcloughlin – CEO of the Dubai Duty Free and The BURJ CEO of the Year Awardee, Dr. Tariq Nizami & HH Sheikh Juma Bin Maktoum Juma Al Maktoum
“I am very proud of what we have achieved with the CEO Clubs Network and the way executives from all countries respond so positively to what we are doing. I am thrilled that the award winners are so pleased to be recognized – it makes all the hard work that goes into the preparation of the evening worthwhile.” Dr. Tariq said.
“There is always a tremendous buzz around the event and this year’s awards at the magnificent Dorchester Hotel have been our best and most professionally prepared yetwith all award winners audited by Grant Thornton. It has been a wonderful evening and my special thanks must go to all those who have supported this platform” Dr. Tariq added.
The BURJ CEO Awards 2017 winners:
The Best Mayor of the Year
His Excellency Sadiq Khan, The Mayor of London
The Visionary African Leadership
His Excellency Dr. Hage Geingo, The President of the Republic of Namibia
Global BURJ CEO of the Year
Colm Mcloughlin, Executive Chairman & CEO of Dubai Duty Free
Konstantinos Konstantinopoulos, CEO of Coffee Island
Real Estate CEO of the Year
Atif Rahman, Director & Partner of Danube Properties
The Best Support & Services Company
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Middle East
The Best Welfare Organization
Mariam Othman, Director-General of Rashid Centre for Disabled
The Best Port of the Year
Mohamad Juma Al Shamisi, CEO of Abu Dhabi Port
The Smart Government Department
Mohammed Abdulla Shael Al Saadi, CEO-Business Development & Strategy Sector of Dubai Economy
British Business Ambassador
Viscount Waverley, Founder of Supply Finder
British Entrepreneur of the Year-Alternative Energy
Professor Humayun Mughal, CEO of Silicon CPV, PLC
Excellent Contribution for Global Business
Simon Guo, Chairman of 5 Lakes World Trade Centre
British Entrepreneur of the Century
Sir Richard Branson, Founder of Virgin Group
Achievement in Music & Entertainment (South East Asia)
British Business Champion
The Baroness Couttie of Downe
Life Achievement Award
His Highness The Aga Khan
Global Achievement in Education
Zhao Pheng, Chairman of Oxbridge International Group
Innovator of the Year
Robert Hatefi, CEO of DBI Innovations UK Ltd
Global CEO Highest Artistic Achievement
Limpide Xu, Chairman & Creative Design Director of Limpide Fashion Development Group
Legendary Inspirational Personality of the Year
Sanjay Dutt, Bollywood Top Movie Star
Best Corporate Accounting Company
Grant Thornton Greece
Media CEO of the Year
Ishan Saksena, Managing Director of B4U Worldwide
Community Care Company of the Year
Mr. Haroon Rashid Sheikh, CEOof Caretech PLC
Healthcare CEO of the Year
Dr. Raza Siddiqui, CEO of Arabian Healthcare Group
Most Innovative Company of the Year
NEF Real Estate Turkey
Best Global Real Estate Investment Company
Zaki Ameer, CEO of Dream Design Property
Global Happiness Global Ambassador
Gloria Belendez-Ramirez, Happiness Ambassador
CEO Clubs Member of the year
Sandi Saksena, Empowerment Officer of Echelon Advisors
Best Global Contribution to Energy Industry
Dong Li, Chairman of Leoch International New Energy Technology Co., Ltd.
Young CEO of the Year ME
Mahmoud Shaikhani, CEO of Shaikhani Group
The CEOs also enjoyed a spellbinding London Launch presentation from ‘Legend and Legacy’ – the exclusive perfume collection inspired by the world’s greatest boxer, Muhammed Ali. The MA Perfume is based on seven exclusive fragrances named the seven “Rounds” by DBI Innovations UK Ltd.
Another of the evening’s highlights was a breathtaking fashion show of the latest couture designs from Limpide Fashion Development Group – the only Chinese fashion brand created in Europe, offering one-stop comprehensive image design & entire fashion solutions.
The Award ceremony was attended by over 350 guests from all over the world including top VIPs, CEO Clubs members and media.
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