The BURJ CEO Awards was launched in Washington DC 27th July 2016. UAE Leaders, Top CEOs & Organizations from all over the world were the winners.
United Advocates, DP World, Emirates, Dubai Duty Free, Facebook, Hewlett-Packard Enterprise, Alibaba, Shurooq, Hollywood Studios, RAKFTZ, NBAD were some of the top winners.
The Top Global Best Leadership recognition was to His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President & Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and Ruler of Dubai and the other winners were DP World, Emirates Airline, Alibaba, HP Enterprises, Facebook, National Bank of Abu Dhabi, Dubai Duty Free 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 and other companies with The BURJ CEO of the Year winner was HE Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem, Group CEO and Chairman of DP World who was present to accept the award in A RED Carpet The BURJ CEO Awards Ceremony in Mayflower Hotel Grand Ballroom, Washington DC, USA which is famous for US Presidential Ball.
Mr. Walid Jumaa, United Advocates’ Managing Partner and CEO, with utmost gratitude acknowledged the award from HH Sheikh Juma bin Maktoum Juma Al Maktoum, Patron & Chairman of CEO Clubs Network and the BURJ CEO Awards, on behalf of the firm on 27 July 2016. The Awards Ceremony Gala Dinner was held at The Mayflower Hotel, Washington DC, USA and attended exclusively by UAE officials, US government officials, and CEOs as well as representatives of local and international high executive business communities.
A distinguished judging panel composed of respected executives, entrepreneurs, innovators and business educators carefully selected the winners of the BURJ CEO Awards based on their achievements and outstanding contributions to the business infrastructure and services provided in the UAE.
In his speech Mr. Jumaa addressed a vote of thanks to BURJ CEO Awards committee and stressed on the commitment of the firm to keep maintaining its core values of trust, excellence and team work.