Press release

15 Oct 2019 Johannesburg, ZA

EY South Africa wins both the 2018 best professional services firm and best big 4 firm of the year awards at the South African Professional Services Awards

EY South Africa is proud to announce that it scooped two major awards last night at the South African Professional Services Awards gala dinner.

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EY South Africa is proud to announce that it scooped two major awards last night at the South African Professional Services Awards gala dinner. These awards, which are sponsored by Sanlam, celebrate outstanding performance and excellence among professionals and professional firms in South Africa. EY won these awards following a rigorous judging process.

Ajen Sita, EY Africa CEO says: “This recognition is a powerful endorsement of the purpose that EY lives on a daily basis – that of building a better working world for our people, our clients and our communities. It recognises the great work and professionalism displayed by our teams as they help our clients navigate the complex and uncertain world in which they operate. It also acknowledges the contribution to the broader South Africa through our corporate social responsibility programmes; and the work we do with women entrepreneurs to help them build successful businesses”.

Judging criteria included the contribution firms made to their respective professions; contributions to the community; commitment to ethics and professionalism; business growth; technical excellence and customer service; and a track record in transformation.

“On behalf of everyone at EY, I want to thank SAPSA and Sanlam for recognising EY as an outstanding professional services firm,” he added.

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