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Angelo Xuereb is EY’s Malta Entrepreneur of the Year™

Shane Hunter wins EY’s Rising Star Award

EY - Angelo Xuereb is EY’s Malta Entrepreneur of the Year™

Angelo Xuereb, Chairman of AX Holdings, has won the second edition of EY’s Malta Entrepreneur of the Year™ award. This June, Angelo Xuereb shall travel to Monaco representing Malta to compete in EY's World Entrepreneur of the Year™ award together with business leaders from more than 60 countries. Previous winners in Monaco have included trail-blazing entrepreneurs from a wide range of enterprises such as Amazon, Cirque du Soleil and LinkedIn.

Shane Hunter from AquaBioTech Group won this year’s EY’s Rising Star award and he shall also be attending the Monaco event in June.

Ronald Attard, EY Malta’s Managing Partner said: “For the second year running, EY’s Malta Entrepreneur of the Year™ award has attracted some exceptionally strong nominations from very different sectors. This further highlights the diversity that does exist in Malta’s economy, something we should all be proud of, and continue to nurture. While congratulating Mr Xuereb and Mr Hunter on their awards, I would like to once again thank all the participants, and the independent panel of judges, who have contributed to making this event a success once again.”

Apart from the winners, the other short listed finalists were Matthew Borg from Studio Moda Group, Zak Borg and Benji Borg from ANCHOVY., David Felice, David Drago and Konrad Buhagiar from Architecture Project, Alex Mifsud from Ixaris, Frank Salt from Frank Salt Real Estate, Joseph Sultana and Dr John Abela from Ascent Software, and Marlon Grech from Thynk Software.

The EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2018 Highlights

About EY Entrepreneur of the Year™ 2018 Malta

The Entrepreneur Of The Year Award was launched in the US in 1986 and has now spread to 165 cities in over 60 countries. It is the world's biggest and most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs and the only one with a truly global dimension.

The programme was launched in Malta in 2017 with two objectives:

  • To promote entrepreneurship across the Maltese Islands
  • To empower entrepreneurs to grow their businesses both locally and around the world

The EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award is judged by an independent panel made up of key figures from the business community.

The local winner will be flown to Monaco to compete for the grand prize, the EY World Entrepreneur of the Year Award. The event brings together national winners from more than 60 countries, selected from a pool of over 5,000 nominees.

Entrepreneur of the Year alumni include some of the most influential, innovative and exclusive entrepreneurs in the world; Guy Laliberté, the founder of Cirque de Soleil, Amazon founders Jeff Bezos and Reid Hoffman, Formula One’s Eddie Jordan, Google’s Sergey Brin and Larry Page and Howard Schultz of Starbucks to name a few.

Past Malta winners

EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2017 Malta winner - Mr Alfred Pisani

Mr Alfred Pisani
Chairman of Corinthia Group
EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2017 Malta winner

EY Rising Star 2017 Malta winner - Mr David Vella

Mr David Vella
Co-founder and CEO, Altaro Software
EY Rising Star 2017 Malta winner

Gallery

Official programme partners:

EY - Official programme partners
EY - Official programme partners

Highlights from last year’s awards

Highlights from the 2017 World Entrepreneur of the Year Award event

Highlights from the 2017 Malta Entrepreneur of the Year Award event

Hall of Fame

Find out who belongs to this global elite group, the World Entrepreneur of the Year

2017 - Murad Al-Katib, President and CEO, AGT Food and Ingredients Inc.

2016 - Manny Stul, Executive Chair, Just Energy Group

2015 - Mohed Altrad, Altrad, France

2014 - Uday Kotak, Kotak Mahindra Bank, India

2013 - Hamdi Ulukaya, Chobani, Inc., United States

2012 - James Mwangi, Kenya's Equity Bank Limited, Kenya

2011 - Olivia Lum, Hyflux Limited, Singapore

2010 - Michael Spencer, ICAP plc, United Kingdom

2009 - Cho Tak Wong, Fuyao Glass Industry Group, China
 

2008 - Dr. Jean-Paul Clozel, Actelion Pharmaceuticals Ltd, Switzerland

2007 - Guy Laliberté, Cirque du Soleil, Canada

2006 - Bill Lynch, Imperial Holdings, South Africa

2005 - Wayne Huizenga, Huizenga Holdings Inc., United States

2004 - Tony Tan Caktiong, Jollibee Foods Corporation, Philippines

2003 - Narayana Murthy, Infosys Technologies Limited, India

2002 - Stefan Vilsmeier, BrainLAB AG, Germany

Contacts

Do you have questions? Please don't hesitate to contact us.

Ronald Attard
Malta Country Managing Partner,CSE TAS Leader
EOY Programme Leader
Office: +356 2134 2134 | ronald.attard@mt.ey.com

Kevin Mallia
Associate Partner, Malta Advisory Services Leader
EOY Programme Leader
Office: +356 2134 2134 | kevin.mallia@mt.ey.com

Glenn Cassar
Senior Manager, Advisory Services
EOY Programme Manager
Office: +356 2134 2134 | glenn.cassar@mt.ey.com

Theo Dix
Manager, Transaction Advisory Services
EOY Programme Manager
Office: +356 2134 2134 | theo.dix@mt.ey.com