26 Nov

South Africa’s Business Champions Announced

Celebrating the Best of SA Ambition

National Business AwardsThe 2018 National Business Awards, a showpiece event in the South African business calendar, announced the champions of the South African economy at a glittering gala ceremony in Johannesburg on Thursday 15 November 2018. Recognising the success, innovation, and ethics of South African companies and organisations across all industry sectors, an illustrious community of top business performers gathered to celebrate the achievements of the National Business Awards finalists and winners.

Presented in association with the Top Performing Companies publication, the National Business Awards honour South Africa’s industry leaders through the acknowledgment of innovative business processes, product development, enterprise, sustainability, and overall business success. In addition, the Awards identify important social and environmental contributions made by organisations through the excellence of service, commitment to their customers, ethical behaviour and environmental sustainability.

For 16 years, the National Business Awards and the Top Performing Companies publication have together become the definitive destination for South Africa’s fast-growth companies in all sectors. Through rigorous benchmarking and tracking of industry behaviour, the National Business Awards researches identify and accredits the breakthroughs, the disruptors, the innovators and the new economic champions – showcasing their achievements and sharing best practices, policies, and strategies with other ambitious companies.

Powerful keynote addresses by Asha Patel Head of Marketing at Google South Africa, Bonang Mohale CEO of Business Leadership South Africa, and Willem Baars Managing Director of Goldman Sachs, generated insightful dialogue and provided an opportunity for reflection on the path forward for public and private sectors to join forces in driving positive, inclusive economic growth for South Africa.

2018 National Business Awards Winners List:

Corporate Citizenship Award Adcock Ingram
Corporate Citizenship Award- Highly Commended Procter & Gamble
Customer Focus Award FedEx Express South Africa
Customer Focus Award- Highly Commended Hetzner South Africa
Sustainability Award Mpact
Fast Growth Award Lemac Group SA
Education Training & Skills Development Award The Skills Development Corporation
Innovation Through Technology Award Ericsson South Africa
Diversity in the Workplace Award Accenture South Africa
Infrastructure Development Award SMEC South Africa
Business Solutions Award Webhelp South Africa
Digital Company of the Year Award Ericsson South Africa
Top Performing Public Service Award Coega Development Corporation
Mining Oil & Gas Award FFS Refiners
Transport & Logistics Award Savino Del Bene
Top Young Executive of the Year Award Zama Phakathi- Splendid Marketing & Communications
Top Young Executive of the Year Award- Highly Commended Veronica Motloutsi- Smart Digital Solutions
Top Performing Entrepreneur of 2018 Award Avesh Padayachee- Fibon Energy
Top Performing Entrepreneur of 2018 Award- Highly Commended Dr. Judy Pretorius- Biomedical Emporium
Top Performing Business Leader of the Year Award Natasha Reuben – Dell Computers
National Business of the Year Award Stor-Age Property REIT
National Business of the Year Award- Highly Commended Woolworths Holdings


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