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19 November 2015 – Nexia TS is pleased to participate as the Main Sponsor for the Spirit of Enterprise Awards (SOE) 2015. The SOE awards gala dinner was held in Mandarin Orchard Hotel, Singapore, on 19 October 2015, to celebrate the outstanding achievements of 35 business leaders from 30 organisations. Ms Low Yen Ling, Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Education & Ministry of Trade and Industry, graced the event as its guest of honour.
SOE-Nexia TS Entrepreneur of the Year Award 2015:
Mr Mohamed Ismail Gafoor, Chief Executive Officer of P&N Holdings Pte Ltd, has been awarded the SOE-Nexia TS Entrepreneur of the Year Award. PropNex Realty, the flagship subsidiary of P&N Holdings, has over 5,600 real estate professionals who serve the public housing and private residential segments. The company also has a growing global clientele in Malaysia, Indonesia and Australia. Mr Ismail is known as an investor, an entrepreneur and a success coach in the real estate industry.
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, Ms Grace Lui, Director of Valuation & Transaction Services, has been appointed as Co-Opted Board Member of SOE this year.
About the Spirit of Enterprise Award:
The Spirit of Enterprise (SOE) Award 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.
About Spirit of Enterprise (SOE):
The Spirit of Enterprise (SOE) is established in Year 2003 with the twin mission to: (i) Promote and advance entrepreneurial spirit in Singapore by honouring local self-reliant entrepreneurs operating small and medium-sized businesses; and (ii) Inspire Singaporeans, especially the young, to become entrepreneurs by facilitating interaction, communication and knowledge dissemination and interaction between students and the entrepreneurs. As a non-profit organisation, SOE is served by a group of volunteer Board Members who help drive and organise a series of programmes to promote entrepreneurship. In line with its mission, SOE organises various initiatives and programmes including Spirit of Enterprise Award, Student Entrepreneur Programme, Mentorship Programme and entrepreneurial talks at institutions.
For more information, please refer to www.soe.org.sg.
About Nexia TS:
Nexia TS was founded in 1993 by two experienced chartered accountants – Henry Tan and Sitoh Yih Pin. After working as managers for one of the international accounting firms, they saw a vision and an opportunity to establish their own organisation – not any accounting firm – but one which is unique in their personalised and well-qualified expertise.
To date, Nexia TS is recognised as an established mid-tier local accounting firm. We have grown significantly in size over the years. Being an independent member firm of Nexia International, we are affiliated to accounting firms in many parts of the world. This means that our clients will get to enjoy personalised, comprehensive and quality services at competitive rates in Singapore and globally. Our reputation for quality has been recognised by clients and accounting professionals. As testimony to this, we are among the first few local accounting firms to be accredited by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia to provide supervision of professionals undergoing traineeship to qualify as Chartered Accountants.
Headquartered in Singapore, Nexia TS has established a strong presence in various countries across the region. Nexia China 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 our clientele with operations and new foreign investments in the respective countries.
Nexia International is an international network of accounting and consulting firms with origins going back to 1971 making Nexia one of the longest established firms. Currently, with more than 24,000 professional staff serving our clients at over 570 offices in over 110 countries, we are ranked as the top 10 largest international accounting and consulting firms worldwide.
For more details, please visit www.nexiats.com.sg.
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