EY Press Release - http://www.ey.com/sg/en/newsroom/news-releases/news-ey-eoy-2017-top-winners
15 September 2017 – CEO, Chia Yoong Hui and CTO, Sia Teck Chong have been awarded the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year – Maritime Technology Solutions. Out of 50 nominations, Ascenz has emerged as one of the 4 winners. The winners were selected from an independent judging panel based on merits in fulﬁlling the six global judging criteria, namely entrepreneurial spirit, ﬁnancial performance/value creation, strategic direction, national and global impact, innovation and personal integrity/purpose-driven leadership.
“Yoong Hui and Teck Chong pioneered the application of analytics to the maritime industry. Through their suite of solutions, they are helping the maritime industry make better decisions in increasing fuel savings and optimizing vessel performance.”
About EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™
EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ is the world’s most prestigious business awards program for entrepreneurs. The program makes a diﬀerence through the way it encourages entrepreneurial activity among those with potential and recognizes the contribution of people who inspire others with their vision, leadership and achievement. As the ﬁrst and only truly global awards program of its kind, Entrepreneur Of The Year celebrates those who are building and leading successful, growing and dynamic businesses, recognizing them through regional, national and global awards programs in more than 145 cities in more than 60 countries.