Monday, 20 February 2017
LONDON: Tan Sri Lim Kok Wing has been honoured with 2 awards, the Global Icon for Innovation and Global Leadership for Peace and Equality, for his contributions to education and society.
The Limkokwing University of Creative Technology founder and president received the awards at the Seventh Middle East Business Leaders Awards 2016.
Lim’s daughter, Limkokwing University of Creative Technology vice-president, Brand, Creativity and Talent Development Datuk Tiffanee Marie Lim and its vice-chancellor Prof Cedric Bell received the awards on his behalf at the event at InterContinental London on Friday night.
“I am honoured and humbled by the awards and am proud of my father’s achievement,” said Tiffanee at the event.
Malaysian High Commissioner to Britain Datuk Ahmad Rasidi Hazizi said the recognition had made the country proud.
“This shows foreign nations that Malaysia has developed in various fields.
“I am sure our young Malaysian leaders will continue to receive recognition in the future,” said Ahmad Rasidi.
Event organiser International Leaders chief executive officer Shahul Hameed Shaik Dawood said the award was a recognition to leaders in various industries who had helped propel their country’s economy in a global setting.
“This year, Malaysia won more awards than ever before.
“This shows that the business management approach among local entrepreneurs and industry players is successful and should be followed,” said Sharul.
Source by: Internet