7 Singaporean Leaders & Companies Win Big at ACES 2023

Read how the 7 winners earned their awards in the Exclusive Singaporean ACES 2023 Reports

7 Singaporean Leaders & Companies Win Big at ACES 2023

Read how the 7 winners earned their awards in the Exclusive Singaporean ACES 2023 Reports

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ACES 2023

Recognising Singapore'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 7 Singaporean Winners

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Anthony Thompson

Regional Managing Director, Asia Pacific and Global Executive Board Director

Michael Page International Pte Limited APAC

2023
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David J. Calkins

Regional Managing Principal

Gensler

2023

Activate Interactive Pte Ltd

Michael Page International Pte Limited APAC

Varian, a Siemens Healthineers Company

CEVA Logistics

China Aviation Oil (Singapore) Corporation Ltd

Recognizing Singapore's Champions

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

"Our largest shareholders are China National Aviation Fuel Group Limited, and BP Investment Asia Limited. They have given us tremendous support in our business operation. At the same time, we are continually increasing investment in aviation fuel in line with our strategy of high natural development. This is also creating a greater probability for our future development. Thank you."

Zou Yaoping 

China Aviation Oil (Singapore) Corporation Ltd

Industry Champions of the Year

Leadership

"Anthony Thompson, as Regional Managing Director for Michael Page, oversaw remarkable growth, expanding from 2 offices and 45 people to 27 offices and 1,850 people in the asia pacific region"

Paul Cooper (Representative)

Regional Managing Director

Michael Page International Pte Limited APAC

Outstanding Leaders in Asia

Sustainability

"CEVA Logistics (“CEVA”), established in 2006, is a leading third-party logistics provider. Acquired by global shipping group CMA CGM in 2019, it operates across 170 countries through 1,300 facilities and 110,000 employees. Committed to environmental sustainability, CEVA aligns with CMA CGM’s “BETTER WAYS” mission. Initiatives like Carbon Neutral Logistics, Green Ocean Solutions, Sustainable Aviation Fuel use, EV truck deployment, and CO2 Digital Solutions showcase its dedication. CEVA integrates eco-friendly practices by partnering with transportation leaders, seeking sustainable suppliers, and adopting green technologies such as solar panels. Environmental risk analysis guides its strategy, aiming for net-zero carbon emissions by 2050."

Mr. Jaiganesh M Velamuthu

Managing Director

CEVA Logistics 

Top Green Companies in Asia

Leadership

"We strive to deliver beautifully-designed projects to meet our client’s costs, schedule and functional requirements, all which helps us to access our client’s level of satisfaction which is the key success indication for us. We also evaluate ourselves based on our degree of innovation, thought leadership and leadership in our industry as large as Gensler is we feel the key responsibility is to help our industry improve. I evaluate my personal success in terms of inspiring and empowering our teams and creating and open and diverse cultural collaboration and support that fosters creativity and personal growth. Finally, instead of targeting easy problems, we seek to be successful in solving the difficult ones our world faces and we’re energized by the bright future for which we strive to design."

David J. Calkins

Gensler

Outstanding Leaders in Asia

Leadership

"We owe this award to the hard work and dedication of our talented staff. I think our partners, clients and investors have also played a crucial role on helping us earn this recognition and this award is really a testament to our company’s continuous pursuit for excellence. So congratulations to the whole team!"

Joel Chin

Activate Interactive Pte Ltd

Asia's Most Promising SMEs

Sustainability

"Now very very pleased, thank you to the ACES Awards for this prestigious award. Like many companies, at the start we taken a casual approach to ESG and Sustainability. But now is very much front and center of our corporate culture and each of our employees genuinely live and breathe that every single day. Thank you very much."

Nic Chambers

Michael Page International Pte Limited APAC

Top Workplaces in Asia

Sustainability

"And at Varian, where we specialised in cancer care, our vision is to create a world without fear of cancer. With this technology that we bring to the market called Halcyon, we are able to deliver high quality care to 23% more patients. And at the meantime, ensuring that there’s 70% less energy used. What this means is we are able to deliver high quality care to more patients. The ability to deliver this care is also performed in a bunker and construction and concrete used is reduced by 17%. So great healthcare is accessible to everyone everywhere and great cancer care is accessible to more people."

Tan, Kenneth

Varian, a Siemens Healthineers Company

Green Innovation Award

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