Bob Chua wins Ernst & Young Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year 2008 Award
Bob Chua CEO of Pulse Group PLC was honoured with the prestigious ‘Ernst & Young Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year Award 2008’ at a gala dinner in Kuala Lumpur last night. The event is aimed at recognizing leading entrepreneurs who are revolutionising their respective industries, and contributing to their respective countries in a significant manner. It is now in its seventh year, and spans more than forty markets globally.
Bob Said” This award is a real honour, recognizing our efforts in building a solid company, a globally recognised brand, and a sustainable business which continues to revolutionise our industry”. From a standing start three years ago, Pulse has grown from a small start-up, into a leading publicly quoted company on London’s PLUS markets, providing Online Research services to an International stable of Market Research and Media clientele globally.
The Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® Award, founded and produced by Ernst & Young, is a national and international annual award programme, which identifies and recognises the achievements of outstanding entrepreneurs who have established and built successful companies. The programme celebrates entrepreneurial success and recognises the benefits that entrepreneurs and their entrepreneurial spirit bring to the economy in terms of job creation and enhancing its competitiveness and profile. The programme originated in 1986 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
As the first truly global award of its kind, Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® celebrates entrepreneurs who are building and leading successful, growing, and dynamic businesses, recognising them through regional, national, and global award programmes in over 150 cities and 40 countries. The international recognition of the award positions recipients as world-class entrepreneurs, and provides a benchmark for entrepreneurial excellence. Winners are much-admired leaders in their industries and important role models.
(Left to Right) Bob Chua – CEO Pulse Group PLC, Tan Sri Nor Mohamed Yakcop – Minister of Finance II of Malaysia, Mr. See Huey Beng – Country Manager Malaysia Ernst & Young, Dr. Francois Monnet – Head of Private Banking SE Asia.