14 Malaysian Leaders & Companies
Win Big at ACES 2023

Read how the 14 winners earned their awards in the Exclusive Malaysian ACES 2023 Reports

14 Malaysian Leaders & Companies Win Big at ACES 2023

Read how the 14 winners earned their awards in the Exclusive Malaysian ACES 2023 Reports

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ACES 2023

Recognising Malaysia's Finest

The 10th edition of the esteemed ACES Awards took place on November 23, 2023, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. This significant event marked the commendable accomplishments of Asia's foremost industrialists, corporations, and sustainability trailblazers, showcasing excellence in the region. As a beacon of distinction, the ACES Awards annually bestows recognition upon a select group of winners, further solidifying its standing as a highly sought-after accolade in the Asian business arena. Acknowledging outstanding contributions, the awards encompass categories such as Individual, Enterprise, and Sustainability, reflecting the diverse facets of excellence across Asia.

23rd November 2023
@ Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur

The 14 Malaysian Winners

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Nisa Ismail

Chief Executive Officer

SEDANIA As Salam Capital Sdn Bhd

2023
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Hoe Kian Choon

Founder and Chief Executive Officer

CUCKOO International (MAL) Sdn Bhd

2023
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Jim Robinson

Group CEO

MFE Formwork Technology Sdn Bhd

2023

Usains Group of Companies

Fully Contractor Sdn Bhd

Keysight Technologies

Kellogg Asia Product Sdn Bhd

Matrix Concepts Holdings Berhad

Ronald McDonald House Charities Malaysia

YTL Foundation

Kossan Rubber Industries Berhad

TDM Berhad

AIDA Engineering (M) Sdn. Bhd.

EDOTCO Group Sdn Bhd

EDOTCO Group Sdn Bhd

Recognizing Malaysia's Champions

Hear from Our Winners: What Winning the ACES Awards Means to Them
Leadership

"I must also acknowledge the unwavering support from our Board Members, not to forget our clients and stakeholders who have been instrumental in navigating the challenges and seizing the opportunities that come with entrepreneurship."

Nisa Ismail

Chief Executive Officer

SEDANIA As Salam Capital Sdn Bhd

Woman Entrepreneur of the Year

Leadership

"Why Cuckoo are able to succeed, because of the rental and subscription business model, a unique business model. We now have served over 6 mil household in Malaysia via our accessible quality products"

Hoe Kian Choon

Founder and Chief Executive Officer

CUCKOO International (MAL) Sdn Bhd

Young Entrepreneur of the Year

Leadership

"At the very young age, we’ve been taught and trained to really instill key values in life. That includes hardworking, humility as well as mutual respect. And that has actually been a very supportive and strong figure / pillar in terms of supportive my ambition all this while. And there has also been an inspiring figure for us, for me especially, because of his early beginning where he came from a very poor family, and the fact that he managed to get to the pinnacle of the medical profession, it’s really an inspiration for me."

Adlan Tajudin

Director & Group CEO

EDOTCO Group Sdn Bhd

Industry Champions of the Year

Leadership

"If there’s one thing to leave on as a mark in both the industry and the business world, it will be leaving a peaceful and safe business environment for everyone which should last many many more years to come. Let’s make the world a better place for all. Thank you, cheers!"

Mr. Yap Teck Meng

Chairman

AIDA Engineering (M) Sdn. Bhd.

Asia's Leading SMEs & Green Innovation Award

Sustainability

"We are actually very honoured and thrilled that TDM Berhad had been awarded this Sustainability Rising Star Award. It actually reflexes our team effort and the dedication and hard work put in by them and also pushes us to do better in the future. Our sincere gratitude to our stakeholders, our team, and also all the people involved in TDM Berhad. Thank you very much."

Dr. Rayney Azmi bin Ali

CEO, Kumpulan Medic Iman Sdn. Bhd.

TDM Berhad

Sustainability Rising Star Award

Sustainability

"In supporting our national government’s plan to net zero at earliest by 2050, we are taking action throughout GVC program to empower SME supply chain partners to decarbonise their operation by providing them the necessary tools and training. On top of that, as one of the seven founding members of the Responsible Glove Alliance, we are working to enable collective effort between all glove suppliers and buyers towards reducing the risk of forced labour in rubber glove industry within Malaysia."

Lawrence Lim

Executive Director

Kossan Rubber Industries Berhad

Green Initiative Award

Sustainability

"I think for me, it would be that every child has an equal opportunity to quality education. It is so important for our society that children have the chance to be educated and so that would be my wish if there was just one thing that I wanted for YTL Foundation. Thank you so much."

Dato' Kathleen Chew

Programme Director

YTL Foundation

Top Community Centric Companies in Asia

Leadership

"MFE has been in Malaysia for the last 32 years, and Jim Robinson and I have been here for the last 25 years and I suppose in that time we have built a very strong team around us and that team has helped us to build great products and with a great service and you know we have been very successful in Malaysia and we are very successful globally, I think we work in 55 countries right now and we’re looking to expand all the time and for this trophy, Jim Robinson and I am accepting on behalf of him, and so I would like to send a huge congratulations and appreciation to Jim without him we wouldn’t be here today. So congratulations Jim, well done, well deserved. Thank you."

Jim Robinson

Group CEO

MFE Formwork Technology Sdn Bhd

Outstanding Leaders in Asia

Leadership

"I think in Matrix Group, sustainability is always our key word in our business plan, we think sustainability is a rewarding, long investment that we think most organisations should have in their business plan. As a developer, we always include the element of sustainability, and value creation in our township projects and in our businesses, so with this reward, I think it will drive us to move further and higher, and last but not least, I think as always reminded by our founder, you must know your business and do what you know best. Thank you."

Chai Keng Wai

Chief Executive Officer

Matrix Concepts Holdings Berhad

Asia's Best Performing Companies

Leadership

"In the past 20 years of professional career, if there’s one key thing that I’ve learnt there’s only so far you can work alone, you need a strong team that supports you to succeed."

Bjoern Kinze

Senior Director Supply Chain

Kellanova

Asia's Best Performing Companies

Leadership

"It’s an honour to receive this award. This is truly a recognition and we thank ACES for this, for recognizing us on this. This is truly an achievement and really a reflection of the dedication of our team who have worked very hard to make Keysight a great company and our customers who are visionary and innovators and they have entrusted us to help them with their breakthroughs. Our commitment at Keysight is to make tomorrow’s test technologies today and we help our customers in accelerating innovation to connect and secure the world. We support our customers at every step of the workflow from design through to commercialization. Our commitment is to innovation, our customers and our stakeholders."

Amanda Barnabas

Vice President Global Procurement & Materials

Keysight Technologies

Innovative Tech Companies of the Year

Leadership

"It’s really my wife who, through continuos encouragement, has made this possible"

Lim Eng Thang

Managing Director

Fully Contractor Sdn Bhd

Asia's Leading SMEs

Leadership

"This one actually is for the company where this year we are celebrating our 25th anniversary since the establishment back in 1998 so this is another stepping stone my companies."

Datuk (Dr.) Hafsah Hashim

Chairman

Usains Group of Companies

Asia's Most Promising SMEs

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