Thursday, 27 November 2012
Each year, the ASEAN Business council organizes the annual businessmen award to recognize outstanding ASEAN entrepreneurs which give contribution to the economic growth and prosperity of ASEAN. This award shows entrepreneurs having potential to be global players.
In November 17, 2012, at Hotel Aryaduta Jakarta, an outstanding businessman is awarded as Asean Business Man of the Year, namely Irfan Anwar. He is the CEO and the founder of Indonesia Specialty Coffee (ISC), a coffee company which is one of the fastest growing companies in Indonesia. With his creativity strategy, he has been successful to make ISC exports its coffee to many countries in the world such as USA, Africa, Australia, Germany, Japan, and many more.
This achievement is not something common because he has been on of the few people from Indonesia who has been successful to be international scale business man. Previously, in 2011, Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Awards (APEA) 2011 selected Irfan Anwar as the Most Outstanding Entrepreneur.
Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Awards is the prestigious regional award that honors business leaders who have shown outstanding performance and tenacity in developing successful businesses. This award awards aimed to band leading entrepreneurs across Asia to spur greater innovation, fair practices and growth in entrepreneurship.