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USQ Alumni Chapter Founder announced EY Entrepreneur of the Year

· Alumni,USQ,EY Entrepreneur

Every congratulations goes to Yoong Hui Chia, USQ Alumni Chapter Founder, for his recognition as EY Entrepreneur of the Year.

The EY Entrepreneur Of The Year is an annual awards program that honors Singapore’s top entrepreneurs for their contributions to the economy and society. For more than a decade, EY has been committed to supporting the entrepreneurial cause in Singapore, coinciding with the government's focus on fostering entrepreneurship and grooming local entrepreneurs to take on the world market.

EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2017 Winner

Chia Yoong Hui and Sia Teck Chong
Ascenz Pte Ltd
EY Entrepreneur Of The Year – Maritime Technology Solutions

Chia Yoong Hui, Chairman and CEO Ascenz Pte Ltd - EY Entrepreneur of the Year

Ascenz founder, Mr. Chia Yoong Hui has served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer since the company’s inception in 2008. An innovator in the operational intelligence industry, Mr. Chia provides strategic direction to Ascenz as it leads the international market in the delivery of its Shipulse solutions.

Under his leadership, Ascenz has grown to an award-winning company, well recognized in the industry for its innovation. He has pioneered ship data analytics on the world stage to further the company’s growth.

Together with Mr. Sia Teck Chong, Co-founder, Chief Technical Officer and Director of Ascenz, they managed to grow from a two-man outfit to a strong team. More than 70% of its business transactions are conducted internationally.

Being a new entrant in the industry, they built a product from ground zero with limited resources and created the demand, which allowed them to go international. Even in times of uncertainty, Ascenz continues to expand their market beyond Asia.

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