EY Family Business Award of Excellence

We are delighted to celebrate the recipients of the EY Family Business Award of Excellence, an honor that recognizes excellence in family businesses.

Family Business award winners 2020-21

Family business award winner Austria

Austria
Hannes Moser
Axel Kühner
Greiner AG
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Family business award winner Belgium

Belgium
Jean-Louis de Cartier de Marchienne
Stefaan Merckx
Frederic de Somer
Cartamundi group

Family business award winner Brazil

Brazil
Décio da Silva
WEG

Family business award winner Denmark

Denmark
Mads Kann-Rasmussen
VKR Gruppen

Family business award winner 2021, Finland

Finland
Annaleena Hakola
Hakola huonekalu

Family business award winner 2021, Norway

Norway
Knut K. Heje
Agra

Family business award winner 2021, Peru

Peru
Boris Schwartzman
Cía. Industrial Nuevo Mundo S.A.

Family business award winner Romania

Romania
Nicolae Şerban
Grup Şerban Holding

Family business award winner Singapore

Singapore
Kwek Leng Beng
Hong Leong Group




Family business award winner Slovenia

Slovenia
Marjeta Furlan
Marino Furlan
Anej Furlan
Nika Furlan
Intra Lighting

Family business award winner South Korea

South Korea
Ji Ho Hyun
Seung Hoon Hyun
Suk Ho Hyun
Hwaseung Group

Family business award winner Switzerland

Switzerland
Patrick Firmenich 
Firmenich

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Demonstrating best practice in family enterprise

Seven success factors of the most inspiring family enterprises of 2020-21. 

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Congratulations to all winners

We are proud to feature and recognize the outstanding achievements of these remarkable women and men in pursuing their ambitions and building a long-term, intergenerational legacy.

Family Business award winners 2019-20

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Setting an inspiring example for entrepreneurs

Eight lessons from the most successful family enterprises of 2019-20. 

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About the EY Family Business Award of Excellence

The EY Family Business Award of Excellence recognizes exceptional entrepreneurs who lead some of the world’s most successful, multigenerational family enterprises. Our 2019-20 winners are from many different sectors and, they are all true innovators and, more often than not, lead their market and contribute significantly to their communities.

The Family Business Award of Excellence is part of the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year™ program and takes place in more than 20 countries worldwide. With just 15% of all family-owned businesses surviving beyond the second generation, according to the Family Business Institute, the winners stand as a testament to the unique resilience, values, long-term vision and entrepreneurial spirit that characterize the world’s most successful family enterprises.