KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, April 22, 2013 /PR Newswire/ -- Frost & Sullivan is pleased to announce the award categories for the 2013 Frost & Sullivan Malaysia Excellence Awards, which will be presented at a dinner gala held on Thursday, May 9, 2013 from 7.30pm at the Hilton Hotel Kuala Lumpur.
'The Malaysia Excellence Awards play an important role in providing deserved recognition to those who are driving innovation and achieving best practices across various industries in the Malaysian market. The objective of this awards program is to spur these industries forward by highlighting leading companies and individuals who inspire and influence the industry's performance,' said Hazmi Yusof, Country Head, Frost & Sullivan Malaysia.
Now in its ninth consecutive year, the 2013 Malaysia Excellence Awards aims to recognize Malaysian companies for demonstrating outstanding achievement and superior performance in areas such as leadership, technological innovation, customer service and strategic product development. Industry analysts compare market participants and measure performance through in-depth interviews, analysis and extensive secondary research in order to identify best practices.
The findings of the detailed evaluation are then presented to a panel of independent judges comprising influential personalities and leaders in Malaysia, to decide the recipient for each category.
Expert judges for the ICT Service Provider category include Steven Tai, Vice President, Strategy & Marketing, Ericsson Malaysia; Chin Ngee Ming, Regional Deputy Director of Network Solution, Huawei Technologies (Malaysia); Peter Chan, Regional Director, Communications and Media Solutions, Hewlett-Packard (M) Sdn Bhd; Anik Chatterjee, Head of Sales, Global Services, Asia South, Nokia Siemens Network; Vino Nair, Editor, Business Today; Karamjit Singh, CEO/Founder, Digital News Asia; Wang Xiaodong, Malaysia Managing Director, ZTE; and Tn. Hj Aisharuddin bin Nuruddin, Head of Infrastructure Development and Standards Division, Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission.
Expert judges for the ICT Vendor category include Lau Bik Soon, Group Chief Executive Officer, REDtone; Too Tian Jen, Chief Technology Officer, Network Division, U Mobile; Vino Nair, Editor, Business Today; Abdul Satar Mohamed, Chief Network Officer, Celcom Axiata Berhad; and Asmawati Yusof, Vice President Network Development, Telekom Malaysia Berhad.
Expert judges for the non-ICT categories include Vino Nair, Editor, Business Today; Michael Warren, Director, Global Sourcing Cluster Division, Multimedia Development Corporation; Patrick Yee Chee Wai, Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer, OSK Ventures International Berhad; Mark Rozario, Chief Executive Officer, Agensi Inovasi Malaysia; Ahmad Maghfur Usman, Equity Research Analyst, OSK Research; Jaffri Ibrahim, Chief Executive Officer, Collaborative Research in Engineering, Science and Technology (CREST); Dato' R Rajendran, Chief Executive Officer, Top 10 of Malaysia; and Mohd Sharizal Mustapah Kamil, Vice President of Business & Technology Advisory, Malaysia Debt Ventures Berhad.
For more details on the 2013 Malaysia Excellence Awards log-in to http://www.malaysia-awards.com. You can also connect with Frost & Sullivan on social media, including Twitter, Facebook, SlideShare, and LinkedIn, for the latest news and updates. We also invite you to join the conversation using #FSMYAwards.
Media partners for the awards banquet include Business Today, Computerworld Malaysia, Digital News Asia, Infinity 21, Redberry Group, The Malaysian Reserve, The Malay Mail, Unreserved, Top 10 of Malaysia and Top 10 of Asia. Multimedia Development Corporation is a Partner Sponsor.
2013 Frost & Sullivan Malaysia Excellence Awards
Pharmaceutical Company of the Year - Generics Drug Category
Entrepreneurial Biotech Company of the Year
Health Screening Company of the Year
Healthcare Service Provider of the Year
Excellence in EMR Implementation
Private Health Insurance Provider of the Year
Technology Innovation Award in Rainwater Harvesting System Upstream Unit
AUTOMATION & ELECTRONICS
Automation & Controls Solutions Company of the Year
CHEMICALS, MATERIALS & FOOD
Home-Grown Packaged Food Company of the Year
Non-Alcoholic Beverage Company of the Year
Palm Oil Plantation Company of the Year
Oleochemicals Company of the Year
ENVIRONMENT & BUILDING
Integrated Facilities Management Company of the Year
Entrepreneurial Company of the Year - Solar PV Market
Domestic Road Transportation Service provider of the Year
HALAL Logistics Service Provider of the Year
Emerging Logistics Service Provider of the Year
Domestic Logistics Service Provider of the Year
Domestic Express Service Provider of the Year - Private Sector
Domestic Express Service Provider of the Year
Luxury Car of the Year
Commercial Vehicle Company of the Year
Automotive Finance Company of the Year
Pick-up Truck of the Year
Value-for-Money Car of the Year (1.3l and Above)
Value-for-Money Car of the Year (1.3l and Below)
Debut Model of the Year
Best Model of the Year
Enterprise Telephony Vendor of the Year
Contact Center Applications Vendor of the Year
Unified Communications Vendor of the Year
Network Security Vendor of the Year
Telecoms Equipment Vendor of the Year
BPO Service Provider of the Year
Data Center Service Provider of the Year
Managed Security Service Provider of the Year
Managed Service Provider of the Year
Telecommunication Wholesale Service Provider of the Year
Data Communications Service Provider of the Year
Most Promising Telecom Service Provider of the Year
Broadband Service Provider of the Year
MVNO Service Provider of the Year
Mobile Service Provider of the Year
Telecom Service Provider of the Year
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