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McMillan Woods Global Awards 2018


McMillan Woods Global Awards 2018


Kuala Lumpur, 23rd May 2018 – McMillan Woods Global, a global association based in Malaysia’s capital city, Kuala Lumpur and headquartered in the United Kingdom, believes that many of its global firms continue their never-ending drive to succeed in business regardless of the present global economic conditions.

It is for this reason, that the McMillan Woods Global delightfully unveiled yet another glorious award year – McMillan Woods Global Awards 2018 with the theme of the Roaring 20s – The Great Gatsby!

The McMillan Woods Awards 2018

The McMillan Woods Awards 2018 kicks off by hosting its gala dinner which is held on the 23rd May 2018 at the capacious grand ballroom, Shangri-La Hotel, Kuala Lumpur. Hosted by McMillan Woods Global, it was designed with a prime focus to highlight and recognise the achievements of the global leading business visionaries across all industry sectors, as well as honour their contributions towards global transformation and nation-building.

The McMillan Woods Global Awards 2018 is a manifestation of the commitment of its members worldwide to promote and to recognise the successes of the crème de la crème entrepreneurs. The annual McMillan Woods Global Awards 2018 is to highlight and recognise the achievements of the global leading business visionaries across all industry sectors and to honor their contributions towards the global economic development. This global award ceremony is aimed not only to recognise their achievements and successes but to further encourage their determination to stay competitive and to overcome the many challenges globally.

The global awards presentation is aimed to create a solid platform for business networking opportunities among the successful and astute entrepreneurs. These initiatives will serve as a catalyst for the emergence of new business potentials and to spur the global industrial growth despite the current global economic slowdown. Undeniably, the McMillan Woods Global Awards 2018 is also aimed to target the crème de la crème leaders who have aspirations to chart the uncharted territories across the unknown horizon.

The main objectives of the global awards are:

  • As a mark of recognition towards the achievement attained by the business;
  • As a mark of honour and encouragement to the entrepreneurs and business;
  • Development of new business and upgrading of existing business; and
  • As a catalyst of growth for global economic drivers.

For this awards ceremony, the awards classifications were specially chosen for the three unique categories namely:

  • McM Icons Awards
  • McM Masters Awards
  • McM Rising Stars Awards

The award is a statement of solidarity and a foundation needed to achieve visions and missions of successful crème de la crème global leaders. It is an award to be reckoned with, for it belongs only in the hands of true leaders who will man their sails towards the finishing line and beyond. More importantly, the Global Award is seen as synonymous to the mark of excellence and distinction in the business community. There are neither winners nor losers in our award recognition ceremony – only the best people and organisations that McMillan Woods Global recognises each year.

Furthermore, the award ceremony has helped to provide a solid platform for the younger generation – The McM Rising Stars Awards to follow in the footsteps of these successful global leaders in pursuing their dreams. What sets our award recipients, apart from the rest, is the ability to think outside the box and to constantly think ahead to today’s solutions for tomorrow’s challenges. Certainly, this requires no small amount of perseverance, business savoir-faire and shrewdness.

McM Cares Programme

At McMillan Woods, we strongly believe that for CSR initiatives, it is the individuals who are the decisive composition of the corporate element hence under our signature CSR Drive – The McM Cares Programme, where together with the award recipients’ generous contributions; all surplus money is donated to help the underprivileged society.

The Guest of Honour present for the prestigious McMillan Woods Global Awards 2018 was none other than Y.M. Tunku Dato’ Mu’tamir bin Tunku Tan Sri Mohamed who presented the awards to the recipients to include Madam Gina Rinehart – Still the richest woman in Australia), Miss Elena Kong Mei-yee – The renowned film star hails from Hong Kong; our very own soprano singer – The Ms Dewi Liana Seriestha; Mr. Selvaraj K, a prominent and astute player from Sri Lanka; not forgetting our master illusionist Dr. Mahdi Moudini and our most sought after supermodel – The Amber Chia amongst many other astute and successful entrepreneurs. A total of 33 global CEOs and celebrities will be receiving their respective awards. Dignitaries from Australia, Bangladesh, China, Cyprus, India, Iran, Korea, Singapore, Sri Lanka and United Kingdom to include Hong Kong attended the awards event over the years. Movie stars the like of Jackie Chan, Tavia Yeung, Ruco Chan and Elanne Kwong too have had graced the awards event.

In brief, McMillan Woods Global is a global network or association of independent local and regional firms of recognised qualified accountants and professional advisors. It aims at providing members and their clients with the capability of furnishing a broader spectrum of accounting, auditing, advisory and management services at a cutting-edge cost effective basis. Boasting more than 38 global offices, McMillan Woods Global offers services such as Accountancy, Audit Assurance, Corporate Governance & Risk Management, Outsourcing, Offshore set-up, Taxation Advisory, and many more.