The winners of the Golden Bull Award 2020 have cited strength, resilience, and decisive action as factors in their success, despite the COVID-19 pandemic wreaking economic havoc across the globe.
Dato’ William Ng, organising chairman of the Golden Bull Award said, “Through good planning and decisive action, the leaders of these companies will not only preserve their business but emerge from the crisis stronger and more resilient.”.
“In normal times, demonstrating strength, growth, and resilience is no mean feat. Accomplishing it in the midst of a pandemic is truly a triumph. That is what makes this year’s Golden Bull Award exceptionally meaningful”, added Ng.
The 18th running of the Golden Bull Award ceremony was held at One World Hotel, Petaling Jaya. The Golden Bull Award is an annual event, first organised in 2003. The Award is organised by Business Media International and Sphere Exhibits.
A total of 3 different categories were open for competition, including Emerging SMEs, Outstanding SMEs, and the coveted Super Golden Bull Award, categorised respectively according to annual turnover. A total of 785 nominees participated, with 129 enterprises across all three categories claiming the Award.
Also present at the award presentation was Dato’ Wan Latiff Wan Musa, CEO of MATRADE, Md Silmi Abd Rahman, CEO of TERAJU, Dato’ Lock Peng Kuan, Partner of Baker Tilly Malaysia, Wong Pau Min, Director of CTOS Data Systems Sdn Bhd, Koay Chiew Guan, National President of the Small and Medium Enterprises Association of Malaysia (SAMENTA), Sivasuriyamoorthy Sundara Raja, Executive Director, Investment Promotion of MIDA, Khoo Yeow Chong, President of Malaysian Furniture Council, Yeaw Kok Kwey, President of Malaysia Rubber Products Manufacturers’ Association, Dato’ Dr. The Tai Yong, National Vice President of Malaysia Entrepreneurs’ Development Association, Ir. Chang Yew Cheong, Deputy President of The Electrical and Electronics Association of Malaysia, Dato’ Zahriah Abdul Kadir, Vice Chairman of Malaysian Franchise Association, Ir. Ter Leong Leng, Secretary General of Klang Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Raymond Woo, Deputy Secretary General of Malaysian Retail Chain Association.
The official auditor of the Golden Bull Award is Baker Tilly Malaysia, while financial data is provided by CTOS Data Systems Sdn Bhd.