The BrandLaureate Brand Icon Leadership Awards 2019 proudly presents the “Greatest Brand Awards for The Decade (2010 – 2020) which represents another first for The BrandLaureate, and also the world.
About 500 guests, including VVIPs and representatives of top brands across the board were present at the star-studded event held at Majestic Hotel Kuala Lumpur to celebrate some of the greatest iconic brands, who are also preferred brands of consumers. Winners receive The BrandLaureate 24K gold plated trophy and a glass-framed certificate.
During his opening speech, World President of The BrandLaureate Dr KK Johan said: “ICONS are both esteemed individuals as well as respected corporations. These awards are dedicated to ICONS who have contributed significantly to the development of their respective industriesand ultimately the nation!”
He also highlighted the importance of the Awards theme of the night – TO BE KNOWN.
He explained that Brands must be promoted and made known to consumers so that they are well positioned in consumers’ minds, and not their competitors.
Today, The BrandLaureate is proud to have over 500 international recipients and 1500 international companies who have received the Awards. It is one of the most sought after,acclaimed and accomplished Branding Awards in the world.
Here are some of the awards highlight for the night:
- The BrandLaureate Hall of Fame – Lifetime Achievement Award: The Greatest Banking Icon of The Decade goes to YBhg Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Dr. Teh Hong Piow, Founder, Chairman Emeritus, Director and Adviser of Public Bank Berhad.
- The BrandLaureate Hall of Fame – Lifetime Achievement Award: The Man of The Decade was presented to YBhg Professor Emeritus Tan Sri Dato’ Sri Paduka Lord Dr. Lim Kok Wing, Founder & President of Lim Kok Wing University of Creative Technology.
- The BrandLaureate Hall of Fame – Lifetime Achievement Award: The Woman of The Decade was presented to YBhg Dato’ Seri Dr. Farah Khan, Founder & President of The Melium Group.
- The BrandLaureate Hall of Fame – Lifetime Achievement Award: The Master Brand Founder of The Decade was awarded to YBhg Tan Sri Dr Lim Wee Chai, Executive Chairman & Founder of Top Glove Corporation Berhad.
Other notableawards for the night include:
- The BrandLaureate Book of World Records was presented to YBhg Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Dr. M. Mahadevan who is the First Psychiatrist in Malaysia and The Father of Psychiatry in Malaysia.
- Another Book of World Records was presented to YAB Dato’ Seri Dr Wan Azizah Binti Dato’ Dr Wan Ismail as The First Woman Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia.
- The BrandLaureate Premier Award 2019 was presented to Jinjo Crew, BBOY Group from South Korea; The BrandLaureate Greatest Iconic Brand of the Decade Award was presented to Great Eastern Life Assurance (Malaysia) Bhd, and last but not least, it is with great pride that we present The BrandLaureate Certificate of Honour to 1992 Malaysia Thomas Cup Team for Winning The Championship – a record that they still hold until today.
Other notable Award categories are:
The BrandLaureate World Tech ICON Awards, The BrandLaureate Brand ICON of The Decade Awards, and The BrandLaureate ICONIC Brands of The Decade Awards.
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