(L-R) Ms Rachel Wong, President, SOE, Guest-of-Honour, Mr Chee Hong Tat, Minister of State for Trade and Industry, SOE-Nexia TS Entrepreneurship Winner, Mr Richard Eu, and Mr Henry Tan, Group CEO & Chief Innovation Officer, Nexia TS
Singapore, 7 November 2019 – Nexia TS congratulates all 56 entrepreneurs awarded at the Spirit of Enterprise (SOE) Award 2019. SOE is a non-profit charity organisation that the firm has been supporting its laudable mission, for over a decade, to honour and inspire excellence in business entrepreneurship with its SOE-Nexia TS Entrepreneurship Award.
This year, the highest accolade achievement went to Mr Richard Eu, non-executive Chairman of Eu Yan Sang International. SOE-Nexia TS Entrepreneurship Award recognises past honouree of the SOE Awards for their ability to have taken their business to the next level.
Presenting the SOE-Nexia TS Entrepreneurship Award, Henry Tan, Group CEO & Chief Innovation Officer, Nexia TS said, “The firm supports SOE in recognizing entrepreneurship in Singapore. We are pleased that the entrepreneurship award for 2019 goes to Mr Richard Eu as he represents the generation that helps to build a dynamic and sustainable entrepreneurial ecosystem which encourages the younger generation of leaders and aspiring entrepreneur-students.”
The award ceremony that was held on 18 October 2019 at the Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore, saw a total of 42 other individuals receiving the SOE Award while 13 more individuals were recognised under the start-up category.
Nexia TS Continues Support for SOE
Since 2007, Nexia TS Public Accounting Corporation has been actively supporting the SOE in its mission to promote, advance and inspire the local business community in their journey of entrepreneurship. As part of the firm’s dedication and ongoing support, Mr Chin Chee Choon, Director of Assurance and Advisory, is currently serving as part of the Executive Committee in his capacity as Treasurer.
About the SOE Awards:
The Spirit of Enterprise Awards platform is an annual award conferred to deserving business entrepreneurs to honour their outstanding achievements. It aims to recognise our local entrepreneurs’ courage, perseverance and innovation in their journey of entrepreneurship. These local entrepreneurs serve to become role models for our young Singaporeans to emulate and to inspire the youths to take the bold step in becoming enterprising entrepreneurs. All nominees are interviewed by SOE’s appointed Student Interviewers who will prepare interview transcripts, together with supporting documents, for submission to SOE Judging Panel, comprising the SOE Board of Governors. The Judging Panel will review the submissions and select the honourees based on the selection criteria established. For more information, please refer to www.soe.org.sg.
About Nexia TS:
Founded in 1993, Nexia TS today is recognised as an established mid-tier local accounting firm. Headquartered in Singapore, the firm has strong presence in various countries across the region. Nexia TS Shanghai is a one-stop centre providing advisory services for foreign-invested enterprises in China. NTS Malaysia and NTS Myanmar provide a full suite of corporate advisory services for clientele with operations and new foreign investments in the respective countries. Being an independent member firm of Nexia International also means that we have more than 32,000 staff serving clients at 710 offices in 120 countries. It is ranked as the top 10 largest international accounting and consulting network. For more information, please visit www.nexiats.com.sg.
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