- Twenty-two top international and local companies were honoured at Frost & Sullivan's second annual African Excellence Awards Banquet held last night at the Hilton Sandton Hotel. The awards were made to companies showcasing leading ideas and innovation across a variety of sectors.
The awards were made to companies demonstrating leadership in markets including Kenya, Ghana, Tanzania, Nigeria and South Africa. The sectors covered were energy, healthcare, industrial automation, security, food technology, facilities management, water and wastewater treatment and ICT.
"The companies that received awards have shown innovation, competitiveness and leadership in meeting the particular demands of doing business in Africa," said Frost & Sullivan Partner and Director of African Operations Phil Howarth. "The products and services that we recognised should be applauded as examples of how to manage business in the current economic climate."
"Our long-established awards programme honours companies that have demonstrated a unique approach to doing business in their markets," said Mr Howarth. "Frost & Sullivan celebrates these ideas and strategies that drive corporate growth."
Frost & Sullivan's Best Practices Awards recognise companies in a variety of regional and global markets for demonstrating outstanding achievements and superior performance in areas such as leadership, technological innovation, customer service, and strategic product development. Industry analysts compare market participants and measure performance through in-depth interviews, analysis, and extensive secondary research to identify best practices in the industry.
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