At a glittering US ceremony held at The Mayflower Hotel in Washington DC, Dubai Duty Free walked away with “Best Global Services” award at the inaugural The Burj CEO Awards.
Hosted by CEO Clubs Network Worldwide and held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Juma Bin Maktoum Juma Al Maktoum, the award honours top global CEOs and organisations in different categories and industries to publicly recognise their outstanding success and also highlights the significant contribution of winners to business networks and the international business community.
Commenting on The Burj CEO Award, Colm McLoughlin, Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Dubai Duty Free said, “We are delighted to be recognised in the inaugural The Burj CEO Award and winning the “Best Global Services” award is a strong testimony to unwavering dedication of Dubai Duty Free to provide a world class retail experience to our customers. This award also reflects our efforts over the past 33 years as we continues to excel and grow as one of the largest airport retailers in the world.”
The event was attended by Dubai dignitaries, USA and UAE Government Officials, US Senators and Congressmen, Diplomats, VIPs from all over the world, local and International business executives and Elite CEO Clubs members.
A distinguished judging panel composed of respected executives, entrepreneurs, innovators and business educators selected the winners of The Burj CEO Awards based on their achievements and outstanding contributions to the business network.
Ramesh Cidambi, Chief Operating Officer of Dubai Duty Free was on hand to receive the award on behalf of Dubai Duty Free. Other winners are DP World, Emirates Airline, Alibaba, HP Enterprises, Facebook, National Bank of Abu Dhabi, RAK Free Zone, Sharjah Investment Authority (Shurooq), Hollywood Studios, RAK FZ, AUS Enterprise, ARY Digital, Mumbai Stock Exchange, Saudi German Hospital, Covenant Bank for Women Tanzania Ltd., Dubai Cares.
The Burj CEO Awards plans to host this yearly top business community award event in different countries with a vision of bringing it back to Dubai in 2020 during Dubai EXPO 2020 celebration.