The AustCham Business Awards 2012 were presented at the AustCham President’s Luncheon on Wednesday 17 October at The Four Seasons Hotel, Singapore. The most prestigious event on the AustCham calendar, The President’s Luncheon is the occasion where we honour excellence in Australian business in Singapore.
Our guest speaker was The Hon Martin Ferguson AM, MP; Minister for Resources and Energy, Minister for Tourism. Further event information will be made available shortly.
AustCham President’s Medal
The President’s Medal is the principal award presented to the individual or association who has made a significant contribution to the Australian and Singaporean business community, or to the relationship between Australia and Singapore, or who has substantially facilitated investment or trade between our two countries.
Previous recipients of this prestigious medal include:
||HE Doug Chester, Australian High Commissioner to Singapore
||Phil Forrest, Omega Perfomance
||Dr Chua Yong Hai, AustCham Co-Patron
||The Australian & New Zealand Association
||Dr Tony Tan Keng Yam - Chairman of the National Research Foundation
||Geoffrey Malone - Chairman of the Singapore Film Festival
||Kerry Hill - Renowned Architect
||Lt General (retd) Winston Choo Wee Leong PJG PPA - Past High Commissioner to Australia
||The Australian International School, Singapore
||Lee Hsien Yang - CEO of Singtel, for the aquisition of Optus
||BG George Yeo - Singaporean Minister for Trade & Industry and Mark Vaile - Australian Minister for Trade; This was a joint award for the sucessful conclusion of the Singapore - Australia Free Trade Agreement.
||Maurice Newman - Chairman of the Australian Stock Exchange; Awarded for championing the linkages between the Australian and Singapore Stock Exchange.
||S Chandra Das - Chairman of NTUC Fairprice
||CK Ow - Chairman of Stamford Land
||Kartar Singh Thakral - Chairman of Thakral Corporation
||Owen Howell Price - Chairman of Dairy Farm