Kaswara Al-Khatib will represent Saudi Arabia at the EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year awards in Monte Carlo
2 June 2014
Jeddah, 2 June 2014: Kaswara Al-Khatib, Chairman and CEO of UTURN Entertainment will represent Saudi Arabia at the EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year 2014 next week on 4 June 2014. The awards ceremony will be held at the Salle des Etoiles in Monte Carlo on 7th June 2104.
Ahmed Reda, Office Managing Partner, Jeddah and Entrepreneur Of The Year Leader at EY said: “Kaswara Al-Khatib is among the most prominent entrepreneurs in Saudi Arabia. A market leader, he is respected by his competitors and contemporaries alike for his business acumen, choosing the paths less taken and support for the community. EY congratulates Kaswara on this very significant achievement.”
Kaswara was named Saudi Arabia’s first EY Entrepreneur Of The Year winner for 2014 by an independent panel of judges. He was chosen from a group of ten finalists, each a dynamic and gifted business leader. The award was presented on 6th April at a gala dinner held the Laylaty One ballroom in Jeddah. The event was held in association with the Jeddah Chamber of Commerce and Industry and sponsored by Saudi Fransi Capital, the Human Resource Development Fund, Arabian Entrepreneurs magazine and Endeavor Saudi Arabia.
UTURN Entertainment is a leading online media network. The UTURN entertainment YouTube channel provides local, interactive and professional content for Internet users.
World Entrepreneur Of The Year recognizes the positive global influence of entrepreneurs as well as the benefits they bring to their communities, countries and the world at large. The World award is an extension of EY’s Entrepreneur Of The Year program which originated in the US in 1986. The program has continued to expand internationally to recognize the world’s most successful and innovative entrepreneurs.
EY | Assurance | Tax | Transactions | Advisory
EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. The insights and quality services we deliver help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over. We develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders. In so doing, we play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities.
EY refers to the global organization, and may refer to one or more, of the member firms of Ernst & Young Global Limited, each of which is a separate legal entity. Ernst & Young Global Limited, a UK company limited by guarantee, does not provide services to clients. For more information about our organization, please visit ey.com.
The MENA practice of EY has been operating in the region since 1923. For over 90 years, we have grown to over 5,000 people united across 20 offices and 15 countries, sharing the same values and an unwavering commitment to quality. As an organization, we continue to develop outstanding leaders who deliver exceptional services to our clients and who contribute to our communities. We are proud of all our accomplishments over the years, reaffirming our position as the largest and most established professional services organization in the region.”
© 2014 Ernst & Young.
All Rights Reserved.
This publication contains information in summary form and is therefore intended for general guidance only. It is not intended to be a substitute for detailed research or the exercise of professional judgment. Neither EYGM Limited nor any other member of the global EY organization can accept any responsibility for loss occasioned to any person acting or refraining from action as a result of any material in this publication. On any specific matter, reference should be made to the appropriate advisor.